Developer Hangar 13 has revealed that Mafia: Definitive Edition gained’t simply be an easy remake of the unique, however will include an enhanced story and new content material and experiences.
Game director Alex Cox informed the Official PlayStation Magazine that, whereas the remake will keep true to the spirit of the unique, it will additionally function new mechanics and story enhancements, in line with consultants obtained by GamesRadar.
“What we want to do is rejuvenate the game, make it relevant to modern players, but keep the spirit of the original,” Cox mentioned. “We have made changes, it’s not a one-to-one copy of the original game.”
“Anything which we could add in to expand the game outside of the regular design [has been done]. We’ve done everything we can to embellish, enlarge, and enhance [the game],” he added.
Cox then particulars an occasion on a brand new expertise within the remake: the addition of bikes. One of the missions within the unique sport included a high-speed pursuit the place gamers could be driving a automobile, however has now been changed with a bike.
“It’s an example of how we’ve tweaked the content to include some new mechanics,” Cox famous. “It’s the same story intro, the same story outro, but the gameplay in the middle is that you’re chasing the guy on a motorcycle; guys are shooting Tommy guns out of the back window [of the rival car] and you’re having to dodge around to avoid the bullets.”
Mafia: Definitive Edition is about to launch on August 28 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It can be obtainable as a part of the Mafia: Trilogy, which options the already launched remasters of Mafia II and Mafia III.