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The Mafia: Definitive Edition – Why is the release date pushed to September? All latest updates

The Mafia: Definitive Edition Coming Out Soon. The Mafia franchise is one of the most sought-after gaming franchises of all time. They have consistently come out with great titles. The first Mafia also ended up becoming the game of the year when it came out.

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The developer, 2K Games, recently announced that it would be coming out with a definitive edition of the game. This Edition would contain all the three Mafia games. The graphics of all the games have been upgraded. Plus, it is also being released for the current generation of consoles. But, it seems that development has encountered a problem.

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Corona Pandemic Pushes Release Date

The ongoing pandemic has led to many of the games being delayed indefinitely. But fortunately, this is not the case with the Mafia Definitive Edition. The official statement of the developer recently came out which clarified that the release date of the game has been pushed by a month.

The game was supposed to come out on August 28th. Now, as the statement said the game is slated to come out on September 25th. The statement has said that the delay has been caused mainly due to the pandemic. They have said that the development becomes increasingly complicated due to the pandemic. Finalizing the launch date along with other issues have become a daunting task due to the ongoing pandemic.

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A Passion Project

The statement of the developer is sure an emotional one. They have stated that the game has always been a real passion project for the team. Let us look at the statement of the developer, “Many of our developers helped create the original Mafia, and all of us are committed to crafting an updated experience worthy of that timeless classic. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we make Mafia: Definitive Edition the very best it can be for all our fans worldwide.”

Now, the developer has released a new 15-second teaser trailer to make sure that the fans are delivered content about their game. The game will be coming out for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. It is all set to plunge back into the world of the infamous Mafia. Therefore, are you excited about it?

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