2K Games officially revealed some inforation about the story of Mafia 3. Players will play as Lincoln Clay, a black Vietnam veteran who began his life as an orphan. Lincoln will fight against the Italian mob in 1960s New Orleans.
Below is 2K’s official description…
“Mafia IIIfollows the story of Lincoln Clay, a disenfranchised Vietnam veteran, returning from combat and looking for a home and a place to belong. Orphaned as a child, Lincoln at last achieves a semblance of family with the city’s black mob, finding the surrogate father and brother he has longed for. But when Lincoln’s new family is betrayed and slaughtered by the Italian mob, he becomes fixated on revenge and wages a brutal war against the Italians, disrupting the balance of power in the seedy underworld of New Orleans. As the story progresses, Lincoln allies himself with other criminals and builds an empire and a new family of his own that transforms the city.”
Mafia 3 is expected to be released sometime in 2016 for PC, Playstation 4, and Xbox One.