Mafia III will release in just a little over a month, but you can run through Mafia II for a second or third time or perhaps for the first time to see what the Mafia series is all about. Starting today, Mafia II is available for digital download on PlayStation 3. It’s also available on PlayStation Now, which will allow players to stream it to PlayStation 4.
Mafia II is set in Empire Bay. It sets the stage for Vita Scaletta’s life of crime before he became involved with Marcano crime family. The Marcano family is the primary crime family in New Bordeaux for Mafia III.
The PSN has Mafia II listed for $29.99. The PlayStation Now service, which allows for streaming some PlayStation One, PlayStation 2, and PlayStation 3 games to the PlayStation 4. The streaming service is $19.99 a month, and it is separate from purchasing the games. Even with the service, you will still have to purchase each individual game from the PSN.