TakeTwo Interactive announced that Mafia 3 will be released in 2016 on XBox, Playstation and PC. The third installment will be set in 1968 down in the big easy (New Orleans).
“Mafia III continues the strong franchise tradition of a captivating story set in the treacherous and calculated world of organized crime,” said Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K. “Mafia III captures Hangar 13’s mantra of ‘every player story is unique’ through a cinematic narrative that responds to player choice.”
Mafia 3 follows the story of Lincoln Clay, a Vietnam veteran, returning from combat looking for a place to lay his head. Lincoln was orphaned as a child and was taken under the wings of the city’s black mob.
Throughout the riveting story of Mafia III, players choose their path to revenge and build their own crime empire using cunning, stalking and deception, or through overwhelming force and firepower. Mafia III combines the best of cinematic storytelling with a dynamic narrative structure that responds to player choices, set in a vibrant city that responds to Lincoln’s actions.