Fans of 2K’s open world crime series, Mafia, can rejoice as 2K Games has officially announce that Mafia 3 is in production via a tweet on the Mafia Game Twitter account. The link promised more information about the game, including a trailer, on Aug 8th 2015, which coincides with Gamescom.
— Mafia Game (@mafiagame) July 28, 2015
The last game in the series, Mafia 2, was published in August 2010 and was developed by the now defunct 2K Czech. News of a new sequel have been swirling around within the past 5 years, the most recent started early this year when voice actor Rick Pasqualone hinted at some “exciting news” with the series.