Mafia 2 DLC Details, First Being PS3 Exclusive

2K Games bringing you DLC you cannot refuse!

2K Games has announced today that the first two actio n-infused downloadable content packs for its upcoming epic action crime game, Mafia II. The Betrayal of Jimmy will be available as a free download on the day the game launches exclusively for players worldwide who purchase a new copy of Mafia II for the PlayStation3 computer entertainment system. The second DLC pack, Jimmy’s Vendetta, will be available soon after the launch of Mafia II and will offer players a different arcade style of gameplay with new missions and leaderboard competition on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. So get ready for a wild ride with guns blazing through Empire Bay.

The Betrayal of Jimmy Details

The Betrayal of Jimmy downloadable content, available exclusively for the PlayStation 3 system, will be accessible for free with voucher codes included with each new PlayStation 3 system copy of the game, or purchasable beginning on the day of Mafia II’s launch through the PlayStationNetwork for $9.99 (~£6.99).

The Betrayal of Jimmy will take players into an alternate perspective of the mob through the eyes of Jimmy, a mercenary. Jimmy is the guy the other guys call when they need to finish the job. The Betrayal of Jimmy features dozens of intense newly created arcade-style, city-based missions that keep Jimmy driving, shooting and rampaging through Empire Bay. Missions will unlock as they progress, activating a slew of assassination and timed vehicle missions ending in dramatic shootouts and explosive car chases. Players will rack up points for performance, power slides, and skill shots. The scores will be immediately posted to the new leaderboard system, providing extensive re-playability, as players work to rise to the top of the ranks. Get to know Empire Bay – the executioner’s way.

Jimmy’s Vendetta Details

In Jimmy’s Vendetta, which will be available for both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, players will get their hands dirty helping Jimmy clean up other people’s messes. New city-based missions and locales will give players many new reasons to head back to Empire Bay. Jimmy’s Vendetta will offer more replay action and allow players to outrank friends as they rise to the top of the leaderboard. Details on pricing and availability for Jimmy’s Vendetta will be revealed at a later date.

Through a compelling narrative, Mafia II transports gamers into the dark and unforgiving world of the Mafia. The fiction is embellished by a sophisticated, era-evoking atmosphere that meticulously replicates the clothing, cars, music and advertising of 1940’s and 1950’s Americana. Players will easily become immersed in the game’s cinematic Hollywood-style experience with strong, believable characters in a living, breathing metropolis. By fusing action-packed gameplay with white-knuckle driving and an epic gangster story, Mafia II looks to be the industry’s most compelling Mafia title to-date.

Look out for Mafia II when it hits stores inAugust 24th in the US and internationally beginning August 27th.

Anthony Barker

Anthony is the designer, developer and owner of Console Monster. In his spare time, Anthony is a keen gamer who enjoys playing mostly First-Person Shooters and Racing games. When he is not developing games or tweaking this site, Anthony likes to be on the slopes snowboarding or hurtling down off-road tracks on his mountain bike.

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