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Mafia III Gets Release Date

Luke Luby / April 20, 2016 at 9:36 AM / Gaming, News

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 the game 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.

Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K, spoke about the game, saying:

Mafia III continues 2K’s proud legacy of creating outstanding narrative experiences, and is poised to set a new standard for interactive storytelling. With Hangar 13 at the helm, Haden Blackman and his team of talented developers are set to deliver a truly unforgettable experience this October.”

Standard, limited deluxe and limited collector’s editions of Mafia III will be available in a number of outlets. The Mafia III Deluxe Edition 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 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 collectible art book, art prints and more.

Haden Blackman, studio head and creative director at Hangar 13, also spoke about the game, saying:

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. New Bordeaux in 1968 provides a unique and powerful backdrop for our hard-boiled story of crime, betrayal, loyalty and revenge.”

Mafia III will be available October 7, 2016 for PS4 system, Xbox One and Windows PC. Mafia III is not yet rated by PEGI.

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Luke is a journalist and marketer based in Cork City, Ireland.