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Mafia 3 Sales Top 7 Million Units, Franchise Still 'Meaningful' to Take-Two

Over time, Mafia III has change into fairly the success story for 2K Games and its mum or dad firm, Take-Two Interactive. Since its launch in October 2016, the franchise’s third entry has topped seven million models offered worldwide. This is up from Take-Two’s last report on Mafia III, which revealed the title sat at practically 5 million copies shipped as of December 2016. The most up-to-date replace from the writer additionally reiterates the significance of the Mafia IP as a complete.

Take-Two President Karl Slatoff relayed the knowledge throughout a This fall of FY2020 earnings name. In addition to unveiling Mafia III’s gross sales thus far, Slatoff spoke extremely of Mafia: Trilogy, which launched digitally earlier this week. The Take-Two President famous the next,

In phrases of the Mafia alternative, Mafia has been an extremely profitable franchise for us over an extended time period between Mafia, Mafia II, Mafia III. And simply to offer you an concept, Mafia III has already offered in about 7 million models or so. Mafia II was additionally extremely profitable and the primary one as effectively, so it’s been a big contributor for us. We’re actually excited concerning the trilogy. It is identical three video games, however there’s clearly a number of enhancements within the video games.

The Mafia 1 [Definitive Edition is] going to be principally utterly remade. It’s not absolutely actually made [sic], however there’s going to be new tech, there’s going to be new voice appearing, new game-intend [sic], gimmicks and much more than that. So there may be fairly a bit of labor that’s going into mentioning the trilogy… It’s been significant for us as a franchise. We’re actually excited concerning the trilogy popping out.

While Mafia: Trilogy is obtainable to buy digitally, solely the Definitive Editions of Mafia II and Mafia III are at present downloadable. The full assortment prices $60, or every of the latter two entries may be picked up for $30 apiece. Mafia: Definitive Edition, a remake of the 2002 authentic, gained’t roll out till August 28th. A physical edition is within the works, too, however this model isn’t slated to launch in North America.

In the midst of the Mafia resurgence, Mafia III developer Hangar 13 stays laborious at work on a brand new mission. Details are scant at greatest; nevertheless, in Take-Two’s Q3 FY2020 earnings report, Slatoff teased {that a} full unveiling will happen someday this yr.

[Source: Take-Two Interactive by way of Wccftech]

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