Publisher 2K will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the release of the climb action game MAFIA on August 30, and will be distributed for free of the PC (Steam) version for a limited time from September 1 to 5. It was announced.
Mafia is a climb action game developed by Illusion Softworks and released in August 2002. The stage is in the 1930s. The protagonist, Tommy Angelo, who had been spending ordinary days as a taxi driver, was involved in a conflict between the opposing mafia and was a member of the Salieri family.
This work has more than 20 missions created from the events of the 1930s. In a city that imitates the size of about 30 square km, assassination, car chase, trafficking, gunfight, bank robbery, etc. Then, in the Sarieri family, it goes up from the bottom to the heavyweight. Among them, a story that draws Tommy’s conflict is also developed.
This work was released immediately after GTA III gained great popularity. At the time of the release, it was often compared from the common point of claim action that adopted gameplay in an open field, but this work was uniqueness by reproducing the United States in the 1930s. In addition to the missions mentioned earlier, the scenery of the city is faithfully produced by the materials, and the cars that have been recorded more than 60 types are classic cars at the time. Weapons are also reproduced at the time, such as Thompson and submachine guns.
This work, which won a high reputation, has been a series and has been released to Mafia 2 and Mafia III. It is also new to remember that in 2020, this work was fully remade as Mafia: Definitive Edition.
The PC (STEAM) version of Mafia will be distributed for free for a limited time from September 1 to 5. Unfortunately, it does not support Japanese display, but if you are interested, register it with a wish list and get it reliably.
2K has released an interview with developers who have been involved in the series to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the release of Mafia. Among them, it was revealed that the latest project in the series has started. The content of the game is still hidden, and the release will be several years ahead.