Mafia III ‘The World of New Bordeaux: City Districts’ Gameplay Trailer
2K and Hangar 13 today revealed the first trailer of The World of New Bordeaux Gameplay Video Series covering the different City Districts players will explore in Mafia III in a re-imagined New Orleans.
In this trailer you can get a crash course on the various neighbourhoods in the city that our main characters call home, and get a sneak peek at the secret underground network run by Italian mob boss Sal Marcano. From the perfectly manicured lawns of Frisco Fields to Lincoln Clay’s home in gritty Delray Hollow, find out what criminal activity is lurking in this city.
Mafia III is due out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC worldwide on October 7.
Check out the Trailer:
“My answer to that is the Mafia franchise itself. One of the biggest aspects of it is keeping consistent, and one of the cool things about the Mafia franchise as a whole is that each game is in a very specific time and place. Mafia was set in a very specific place. Mafia II was set in a very specific place. It enables the city itself to be a character. To me that’s the primary driver of we’re going for our version of New Orleans in 1968.
One of the reasons we settled on it is because 1968 was just such a crazy year. It’s almost like a parallel story in some ways to Lincoln’s story. Lincoln’s story: he suffered a great loss and he’s on this revenge path and because of that there’s a lot of havoc and chaos in the city, which also totally reflects what was really going on in the country at the time. The country was on the verge of chaos. Martin Luther King was assassinated, there were riots, there were shootouts with the Black Panthers, Bobby Kennedy was assassinated, the democratic convention…”
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