Mates and households will see a bit of extra display screen time within the remake.
Later this yr, we’ll revisit the primary recreation within the gangster-themed collection with Mafia: Definitive Version. A remake of that authentic title, it’s seeking to stroll that tremendous line between being trustworthy to the unique, but in addition bringing new choices for these new gamers who most likely aren’t too conversant in it, reminiscent of new issue choices. It’ll additionally search to increase issues from that recreation, together with giving a bit extra time to some characters and missions.
In an interview with USGamer, Hangar 13’s Haden Blackman talked at size in regards to the remake. He detailed how a part of what they’d be doing with this recreation is aiming to flesh out some characters who didn’t get a lot time within the authentic. He makes use of the instance of Sarah, the protagonist’s girlfriend, and the way her display screen time has been elevated to assist gamers higher perceive who she is and why she’s necessary.
“For instance, Sarah, the love curiosity within the authentic, she doesn’t get very a lot display screen time, however she’s the guts of why Tommy Angelo is doing what he’s doing,” says Blackman. “Originally of the sport you be taught that he’s attempting to rearrange a means out of the life and he’s doing all of it for his household, so we wished to ensure that as a participant you knew what it was that he was attempting to guard. We wished to ensure that Sarah acquired extra display screen time; she’s within the recreation extra, has an comprehensible type of function within the lowercase household and uppercase Household.”
Story isn’t the one factor getting expanded, both, because the staff examined the missions from the primary recreation and expanded these the place they thought it will profit. Whereas not each mission is greater, it appears they aimed so as to add new content material the place they felt it was acceptable.
“We took a tough take a look at every mission and checked out whether or not or not we may add extra set items,” Blackman continued. “If there was extra content material we may put into these missions to flesh them out a bit of bit, or add a pair extra memorable moments to every with out sacrificing the core narrative beats or the intent of the mission of the story total.”
Mafia: Definitive Version comes out August 28th for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.