…while Hitman 2016 legacy content and Sniper Assassin work fine.
When attempting to play Hitman 2 content, the game loads as normal after planning, then when loading finishes and and the game is about to transition to ‘gameplay’, the game crashes to desktop. Have seen similar behavior with other games that compiled their game such that it required modern SSE instructions that this CPU family doesn’t support, because they’re circa 2010.
It would be one thing to say you’re not supporting older CPUs below a certain generation, but the Phenom 2 is literally listed as the minimum specs, so it’s quite frustrating to have a literal game-breaking bug like this on day one.
Win7 x64, Phenom II X6 1090T, AMD R9 290…
Faulting application name: hitman2.exe, version: 220.127.116.11, time stamp: 0x5be4326f
Faulting module name: hitman2.exe, version: 18.104.22.168, time stamp: 0x5be4326f
Exception code: 0xc000001d
Fault offset: 0x000000000feeaffa