Mafia III is an upcoming historical open-world crime action game developed by Hangar 13 that 2K Games will release on October 7 for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. After its launch, the game will receive free and paid DLC; currently, fans can pre-order Mafia III for $59.99.
In Mafia III, the action takes place in a fictional city called New Bordeaux (inspired by New Orleans) in 1968. The main character is an orphan named Lincoln Clay who is a Vietnam War veteran. He is planning on creating a new crime organization and to attack locations owned by the Italian mob. During the game, players will complete various objectives, eliminate their enemies using shotguns and revolvers, and interrogate non-playable characters to obtain information on their objectives.
After Mafia III is made available for PC and consoles, it will receive free content such as new weapons and outfits for Lincoln, car customization, and free races. “Take your tricked-out fleet into the city and enter a series of races. From there, you can earn money, new customization options for your car, and other awesome rewards. We’ll have more details on exactly how the races will work in the future,” promises 2K Games.
Besides free content, the game will receive three paid, story-based expansions:
– “Faster, Baby!” will bring fast cars, dramatic chases and stunt driving. Lincoln will join forces with Roxy Laveau and will try to defeat a corrupt Sheriff that terrorizes Civil Rights activists.
– “Sign of the Times” – The citizen of New Bordeaux are terrorized by a string of ritualistic killings and Father James is asking Lincoln to hunt down the cult responsible for the murders.
– “Stones Unturned” – Lincoln will have to deal with a merciless rival he met in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. This time, the protagonist will join forces with CIA agent John Donovan.
The entire Season Pass of Mafia III will be available for $29.99, but players can purchase each expansion separately. The Deluxe Edition of the game will cost $79.99.