2K Games announced today that Joe’s Adventures*, the third action-packed downloadable game add-on for the epic crime game, Mafia® II, will be available for download on November 23, 2010. Joe’s Adventures continues the immersive story of Mafia II through the eyes of Joe Barbaro, Vito Scaletta’s best friend, during the time that Vito spends in prison. The game add-on extends the original narrative of Mafia II by combining a dramatic storyline with intense arcade-style gameplay that opens up several new areas in Empire Bay for vicious shootouts and adrenaline-charged car chases for players to get their hands dirty. Joe’s Adventures is coming worldwide to the PlayStation®Store for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC for $9.99/800 Microsoft Points.
Joe’s Adventures offers an engaging narrative and allows players to explore new locations, including a train station, the cathouse, a boat yard, a seasonally changing lakefront and some never-before-seen buildings in Empire Bay. This exciting new chapter in the Mafia II saga includes new clothing, 20 new Playboy collectibles and even more classic 40’s and 50’s music. In addition to the story-based missions, Joe’s Adventures opens up a slew of optional city-based quests packed with arcade action gameplay and a points-based system that allows players to move up the ranks on the online leaderboard through combos and multiplier bonuses.
Mafia II engrosses players in a cinematic, Hollywood-style experience with strong, believable characters in a living, breathing metropolis. By fusing action-packed gameplay with white-knuckle driving and an epic gangster story, Mafia II is the industry's most compelling Mafia title to date. Other Mafia II downloadable add-on packs currently available include The Betrayal of Jimmy* for PlayStation 3,andJimmy’s Vendetta* for PlayStation 3 system, Xbox 360 and Windows PC.