Theo PC Gamersearlier this year it was rumored that 2K Games studio Hangar 13 was working on a game Mafia new. Many also assume that development is being led by a new leader following the departure of longtime president and creative director Haden Blackman.
But this information was recently confirmed by 2K itself in an interview posted on mafiagame.com. To mark the game’s 20th anniversary Mafia Originally, general manager Roman Hladík confirmed that development on the new game is ongoing.
2K Games is developing the next game in the Mafia series
“I am happy to confirm that we have embarked on a project Mafia completely new.” Hladik said. “Although it’s a few years away and we can’t share any more information at the moment, it’s exciting to continue working on this beloved franchise. “
According to the rumors that appeared in May, the game Mafia new will be built in Unreal Engine 5 rather than the proprietary development engine used for previous games and more interestingly, it is said to be a prequel to the existing trilogy.
The previous series of games spanned the history from the early 1930s of the original game to the tumultuous late 60s of the original game. Mafia 3so it’s not surprising that 2K wanted to choose a different time frame for their latest game.