2K Games on the digital bandwagon

2K Games have announced that they will be releasing a Mafia II Digital Deluxe Edition, which is now available for pre-order from select digital retailers. Not only will you be guaranteed a download on the day of launch, but gamers who pre-order either the standard or Digital Deluxe Edition of Mafia II will be given a free digital copy of it's critically acclaimed predecessor Mafia.

The Mafia II Digital Deluxe Edition includes digital versions of the content of the Mafia II Collector’s Edition that will further enhance the action crime experience as you take a ride with the mob in Mafia II in the living, breathing 1940’s and 1950’s American city Empire Bay.

The Digital Deluxe Edition will offer plenty of exclusive content and benefits including;

Made Man Pack: Free access to in-game downloadable pack that lets you get behind the wheel of two different luxury automobiles. In addition, Vito will look the part with two new “made man” suits, including a vintage tux.

Digital Art Book: Players get to know Empire Bay with a photo album-style Digital Art Book that takes fans through the artistic design process of the game.

Orchestral Soundtrack: Immerse yourself in a symphonic masterpiece with the Mafia II score recorded by the Prague FILMHarmonic Orchestra.

Digital Map of Empire Bay: Get familiar with the neighborhoods and own the streets with the Digital Map depicting the 10 square miles of Empire Bay and all the hangout spots.

For those unaware of the original genre-defining Mafia, it was possibly the finest crime orientated action shooter set in the seedy underworld of the brilliant 1930’s America. Rising from a lowly foot soldier to a feared and envied gangster was never captured better, and full of mob hits, car chases and epic story arcs, the Salieri Family’s tale was one not to be missed.

Mafia II is being developed by 2K Czech from the same team behind the award-winning Mafia, both Mafia II and the Mafia II Digital Deluxe Edition is available for pre-order now from selected digital retailers. Pre-orders of either digital version will come with a free digital copy of the original Mafia. Mafia II will be available in the UK on August 27th for Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and Windows.

2K Games Recently announced that Mafia II will have a downloadable demo available worldwide on August 10th for Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and Windows. The demo will invite gamers to dive into the ‘Buzzsaw’ level where Vito and his mob friends are sent to take out a mobster by the name of ‘The Fat Man’ the Buzzsaw demo takes place during the summer of the '50s, the considered ‘birth of cool’, so full of rock'n'roll, hot rods and rebellious attitudes. The demo will showcase the vibrant edge-of-your-seat-action, as well as a slice of the expansive city of Empire Bay.