The release date for Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number has been revealed in a most cryptic and ingenious fashion. A few hours ago, the title’s official Twitter account posted a message containing the following telephone number:
Calling the number results in a largely indistinguishable message. Following distorted speech, a clearer voice proclaims:
“Together we March, March, into the future. You have reached the Wrong Number.”
Remaining on the line results in a woman’s voice saying goodbye and the line being disconnected.
It is clear from the message that the word “March” is accentuated. This accentuation and the context it holds allows us to assume that the message refers to the game’s release. It is also likely the extension (10) refers to the specific date of March 10th, 2015.
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This has to be one of the most creative methods I have seen to announce a release date, and definitely the most interactive. Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number is one of my most anticipated games of the year, and I am ecstatic to see that its release is in sight.
Alex DeLaPena is an Associate Writer for MONG. He is a man of many interests, and you can chat with him about those interests on Twitter, if you’re interested…