NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--2K and Hangar 13 today announced that a free playable demo of Mafia III, the thrilling organized crime drama set in the immersive open world of 1968 New Bordeaux, is now available for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and Windows PC via Steam. Players can experience the entire first act of Mafia III, featuring an exhilarating bank heist gone wrong that sets the stage for betrayal and Lincoln Clay’s revenge against the Italian mob in New Bordeaux, a re-imagined 1960s New Orleans. Players who wish to continue their experience can transfer over their progress when they purchase the full game*.
Faster, Baby!, the first paid DLC for Mafia III, is also now available. Faster, Baby! introduces new narrative and more to explore, set alongside the events in Lincoln Clay’s story of revenge in Mafia III. New Bordeaux expands with the addition of Sinclair Parish, a town west of the Bayou where Lincoln teams up with a new character, Roxy Laveau, to take down the corrupt and powerful Sheriff “Slim” Beaumont. New driving and combat mechanics add to Lincoln’s repertoire as he fights for control of Sinclair Parish, with new weapons for his arsenal and vehicles for his fleet.
Faster, Baby! is the first of three DLC offerings available individually, or collectively as part of the Mafia III Season Pass** at a discount price. The upcoming Stones Unturned and Sign of the Times DLC launch this summer, and introduce new content, characters, gameplay, and narrative set alongside the main story in Mafia III. The Mafia III Season Pass is available now for PS4™ system, Xbox One, and Windows PC.
About Mafia III
Mafia III is a thrilling organized crime drama featuring a critically acclaimed story that won the Herman Melville Award for Best Writing from the New York Videogame Critics Circle, was awarded Best Overall Storytelling from GameSpot, and has earned a nomination for Narrative from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). Mafia III follows the story of Lincoln Clay, a disenfranchised Vietnam veteran waging a revenge-fueled war against the Italian mafia after his family is betrayed and slaughtered by mob boss Sal Marcano. Set in the immersive city of 1968 New Bordeaux, a reimagined version of New Orleans bustling with activity and complete with era-inspired cars, fashion, and an eclectic mix of music, including more than 100 licensed tracks from one of the most memorable eras in history.
Mafia III is now available for PS4™ system, Xbox One, and Windows PC. Mafia III is rated M for Mature by the ESRB. For more information on Mafia III, subscribe on YouTube, follow us on Twitter, become a fan on Facebook and visit http://MafiaGame.com.
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*Game progress transfers if demo and full game are played on the same platform.
**Mafia III required to play.
About Take-Two Interactive Software
Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher and marketer of interactive entertainment for consumers around the globe. The Company develops and publishes products through its two wholly-owned labels Rockstar Games and 2K. Our products are designed for console systems and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets, and are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms and cloud streaming services. The Company’s common stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol TTWO. For more corporate and product information please visit our website at http://www.take2games.com.
Founded in 2005, 2K develops and publishes interactive entertainment globally for console systems, handheld gaming systems and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets, which are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms and cloud streaming services. 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, sports, casual, and family entertainment. The 2K label has some of the most talented development studios in the world today, including Firaxis Games, Visual Concepts, Hangar 13, Cat Daddy Games and 2K China. 2K’s stable of high quality titles includes the critically acclaimed BioShock®, Borderlands™, Mafia, and XCOM® franchises, the beloved Sid Meier’s Civilization series, Evolve™, Battleborn®, the popular WWE 2K franchise and NBA 2K, the highest rated* annual sports title of this console generation.
*According to 2008 - 2017 Metacritic.com
About Hangar 13
Located at 2K headquarters in Novato, California, Hangar 13 is the newest studio to design and develop games under the 2K publishing label. With a team of fantastic talent built from some of the most well-known studios in the industry, Hangar 13 is aiming to use its own proprietary technology to advance the art of player-driven experiences, creating games that will become industry benchmarks.
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