It was announced by 2K and Hanger 13 that the next highly anticipated game in the Mafia franchise, Mafia 3 would be launching on the 7th of October 2016.
MafiaIII takes place in the 1968 and places players in the shoes of Lincoln Clay, a Vietnam veteran, as he returns to New Bordeaux, a reimagined version of New Orleans. After returning from Vietnam Lincoln tries to escape his criminal past, but when the black mob, the only family he has ever known is wiped out by the Italian mob, Lincoln sets out on a path of revenge, uniting old foes against one common enemy.
Three editions of the game have also been announced. There will be a standard, limited deluxe and a limited collector’s edition. The Collector’s edition will be packed with physical and digital items, including all the content found in the deluxe edition, the original game score on vinyl, a collectable art book, art prints and more.
Mafia III will be available on Xbox One, PC and PlayStation 4.