Mafia 3 Release: 10 Things to Know

After years of rumor and speculation, a Mafia 3 release date has finally been confirmed. With those details in hand, we want to take a look at the most important things to know right now about the highly anticipated Mafia 3 release.

Its been over five years since the release of Mafia 2, a period shooter that arrived for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The game followed the story of Vito Scaletta and a number of other memorable characters in the fictional city of Empire Bay.

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Mafia 2 received mostly positive reviews due to its solid story line, cast of characters, gunplay, graphics, music, and more. In the years since its release, fans of the series have been calling on 2K Games to deliver another addition to the Mafia family of games and it fans of Mafia are finally getting their wish.

For years, Mafia 3 rumors swirled around teasing PC and console owners, Those rumors really started to pick up last year when the voice actor behind Vito Scaletta said that he, and his employers, had some good news to share.

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Last summer, 2k Games and Hanger 13 confirmed Mafia 3. In the months since the announcement, we’ve seen a number of new details emerge including some brand new information about the Mafia 3 release date.

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Now that we’re making our way into 2016, we want to take a look at the most important things you need to know, right now, about Mafia 3 and its release.

Mafia 3 Release Date

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Mafia 3 Release Date

Let's start with the Mafia 3 release date.

Last year, the companies released a teaser confirming a Mafia 3 release for 2016. Well, they're back at it again and the new trailer confirms a specific Mafia 3 release date for the fall.

We initially saw an April 26th release date floating around but that turned out to be untrue. Instead, the Mafia 3 release date will fall on October 7th, just ahead of the holiday shopping season.

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The trailer above confirms the release date and it also gives you a feel for some of the characters and the game's setting.

Take a look.

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