2K Formally Announces The Definitive Mafia Trilogy
Weeks of rumors and speculation were to put to rest today as 2K announced a newly remastered set of Mafia games. Fans of the series will not only be able to replay the hit 2K series with a fresh coat of paint, but each game has seen substantial graphical improvements. The game's first entry was rebuilt from the ground up with new dialogue, expanded backstories plus new gameplay sequences, and other features the were implemented in the game's third installment are now a part of the original.
“The original Mafiamade such a lasting impact on how video games can tell serious stories, and we know how much the series' fans still revere it,” said Haden Blackman, President, and CCO at Hangar 13, who led the development of Mafia: Definitive Edition across the studio's offices in Brno and Prague, Czech Republic; Brighton, United Kingdom; and Novato, Calif. “Nearly 20 years after the Mafia series started, we now have an amazing opportunity to introduce this beloved game to a new generation of players and give longtime fans a chance to relive Tommy's story with a stellar modern presentation, as well as new story elements and gameplay features.”
Haden Blackman, President and CCO at Hangar 13
Mafia: Definitive Edition, Mafia II: Definitive Edition, and Mafia III: Definition Edition is also available for purchase individually. The Definitive Editions for Mafia II and Mafia III are available today within the Mafia: Trilogy and as standalone purchases on Xbox One, PlayStation® 4, and PC via Steam, and will be coming to the Epic Games Store and Stadia at a later date. Both Mafia II: Definitive Edition and Mafia III: Definitive Edition features all original bonus add-on content, plus completely remastered 4K compatible visuals for Mafia II.
Players who purchase Mafia: Trilogy digitally before August 28 will be able to access Mafia II: Definitive Edition and Mafia III: Definitive Edition immediately on PlayStation® 4, Xbox One, and Steam, and will be able to download Mafia: Definitive Edition as soon as it becomes available on August 28. The Mafia: Trilogy physical edition will release in full on August 28, and is currently only planned for release in select EMEA and Asia regions
If you're interested in preordering the game you can pre-order a digital or physical copy and score some solid pre-order bonuses.
Players who pre-order Mafia: Definitive Edition – as well as players who purchase the digital version or pre-order the physical version of Mafia: Trilogy – before August 28 will receive “The Chicago Outfit” bonus add-on content for Mafia: Definitive Edition. This content pack includes: