Today, developer Hangar 13 and publisher 2K announced release windows for the previously announced three story expansions for Mafia III, as well as provided further details for each.
The game’s first DLC is titled Faster Baby! and is set to launch sometime towards the end of March. According to Hangar 13, for this DLC it has listened to its fans and is delivering another “killer story.” Faster Baby! will bring players to a whole new part of New Bordeaux they’ve never seen before, and is said to feature intense action, highlighted by “thrilling stunt driving and high octane car chases in the bayou!”
The following brief story overview is provided:
Fast cars, dramatic chases, and epic stunt driving take center stage as Lincoln joins forces with Roxy Laveau, a sister-in-arms out to take down a corrupt Sheriff terrorizing Civil Rights activists on the outskirts of New Bordeaux.
Hangar 13 has said more details on the DLC’s new environment, strong female lead, new gameplay mechanics and activities, and the power-crazed antagonist will arrive in the coming weeks, in the meanwhile Hangar 13’s Narrative Director, Bill Harms had the following to say about the game’s upcoming expansions:
“We were really humbled by the response to the characters and the story in Mafia III, so we wanted to double-down on that as much as possible, while also providing players with different gameplay experiences. Mafia III focuses on the systematic destruction of Sal Marcano’s empire, racket-by-racket, while all of the expansions tell direct, linear stories.”
The other two DLCs, Stones Unturned and Sign of the Times, are slated to launched sometime in May and in July, respectively. The second and third story expansions currently don’t have as many details, but they do have the following brief story pitches:
When a merciless rival resurfaces in New Bordeaux, Lincoln must join forces with CIA agent John Donovan to settle a blood feud that began in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam.
Sign of the Times
A string of ritualistic killings has New Bordeaux on the edge of terror. At Father James’ request, Lincoln agrees to hunt down the cult responsible, a quest that will take him from the dark heart of the old bayou to the drug-ridden counterculture of the inner city.
In general, Hangar 13 claims all three story expansions will deliver tight, focused, and compelling narratives, while also introducing new gameplay mechanics, activities, environments and rewards.
A price point for each individual DLC has not been revealed. Mafia III is currently available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.