2K and Hangar 13 have announced that the soundtrack for the upcoming Mafia III game will feature over 100 quintessential 1960s tracks.
Player’s ears will be treated to a soundtrack featuring more than a 100 licensed songs from the 1960’s that will help immerse players even further in the world of 1968 New Bordeaux. The city of New Bordeaux is a reimagined version of New Orleans and will be bustling with activity and complete with era-inspired cars, fashion and, thanks to the incredible soundtrack, music as well. Some of the music that will be part of the soundtrack includes:
- The Rolling Stones: “Paint it, Black,” “Sympathy for the Devil” and more;
- Creedence Clearwater Revival: “Bad Moon Rising,” “Fortunate Son” and more;
- Sam and Dave: “Soul Man” and “Hold on, I’m Comin’”;
- Steppenwolf: “Born To Be Wild” and ”Desperation”;
- Aretha Franklin: “Respect” and ”Chain of Fools”;
- Jefferson Airplane: “Somebody To Love” and “White Rabbit”;
- Sam Cooke: “Wonderful World,” “Bring it on Home to Me” and more;
- The Temptations: “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” and ”I Wish It Would Rain”;
- Cream: “White Room”;
- Dusty Springfield: “Son Of A Preacher Man”;
- Johnny Cash: “Ring Of Fire” and “Folsom Prison Blues (Live)”;
- The Beach Boys: “Help Me, Rhonda” and “Wouldn’t it be Nice”.
Along with the inspiring licensed soundtrack Mafia III also features an original score created by two of the gaming industry’s greatest composers, Jesse Harlin and Jim Bonney. The original score includes 26 songs from the game and will be available for digital purchase from participating online retailers.
The game will be releasing on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in October 2016.