Highly anticipated new title from the popular organized crime series
transports players to the dangerous open world of New Bordeaux amid the
turbulence of 1968
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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 19, 2016--
13 today announced that Mafia
III, the next installment in the popular organized crime
game series, will launch on October 7, 2016. Collector’s, deluxe and
standard editions of Mafia III will be available for
PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Windows PC.
Those who pre-order any edition of Mafia III will receive
the Family Kick-Back, which includes three exclusive
vehicles and weapons available to players at launch.
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2K and Hangar 13 today announced that Mafia III, the next installment in the popular organized crime game series, will launch on October 7, 2016. Collector’s, deluxe and standard editions of Mafia III will be available for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Windows PC. (Graphic: Business Wire)
Mafia III is set in the open world of 1968 New Bordeaux, a
reimagined version of New Orleans bustling with activity and complete
with era-inspired cars, fashion and music. After years of combat in
Vietnam, Lincoln Clay knows this truth: family isn’t who you’re born
with, it’s who you die for. Now, back home in New Bordeaux, Lincoln is
set on escaping his criminal past. But when his surrogate family, the
black mob, is betrayed and wiped out by the Italian Mafia, Lincoln
builds a new family from the ashes of the old and blazes a path of
military-grade revenge through those responsible. Intense gun fights,
visceral hand-to-hand combat, white-knuckle driving, hard choices and
street smarts will all be required to survive the mean streets of New
Bordeaux. But with the right crew, it’s possible to make it to the top
of the city's underworld.
“Mafia III continues 2K’s proud legacy of creating
outstanding narrative experiences, and is poised to set a new standard
for interactive storytelling,” said Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K.
“With Hangar 13 at the helm, Haden Blackman and his team of talented
developers are set to deliver a truly unforgettable experience this
“Mafia III introduces a true open world, rich with its own
criminal ecosystems to the franchise, while still upholding the strong
narrative storytelling and immersive setting that the previous Mafia games
are known for,” said Haden Blackman, studio head and creative director
at Hangar 13. “New Bordeaux in 1968 provides a unique and powerful
backdrop for our hard-boiled story of crime, betrayal, loyalty and
Standard, limited deluxe and limited collector’s editions of Mafia
III are now available for pre-order. The Mafia III Deluxe
Edition ($79.99 MSRP) will be available digitally and physically
in a limited capacity from select retailers, and includes both the game
and access to additional, post-release downloadable content, including
the Season Pass at additional savings. The limited Mafia III
Collector’s Edition ($149.99 MSRP) is packed with physical and
digital items, providing a window into the sights and sounds of 1968 New
Bordeaux, including all content found in the Mafia III Deluxe
Edition plus the original game score on vinyl, a collectable art
book, art prints and more. Those who pre-order any edition of Mafia
III from participating retailers will receive the Family
Kick-Back, which includes three exclusive lieutenant-themed
vehicle and weapon gifts available to players at launch.
Mafia III will be available October 7, 2016 for PS4™
system, Xbox One and Windows PC. Mafia III is not yet
rated by the ESRB. For more information on Mafia III,
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studios in the industry, Hangar 13 is aiming to use its own proprietary
technology to advance the art of player-driven experiences, creating
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