Last week, Square Enix launched Hitman to a decidedly mixed response. While it’s been almost universally praised for the quality of its content, the method of its distribution has left a sour taste in the mouths of many.
As reported on a recent Jimquisition episode, Hitman went episodic as part of the publisher’s panicked plan to start carving games into pieces. This led to the confusingly titled Hitman: Intro Pack, and a fair bit of cynicism from fans.
Worse than this, however, is the game’s always-online requirement. Despite being a single-player game, Hitman utilizes online features that act as glorified DRM and have led to numerous negative expriences.
The result? Hitman just got Metabombed!