Mafia: Definitive Edition Adds Noir Mode, Custom HUD, And Bug Fixes In First Update


Mafia: Definitive Edition, released on September 24, has received its first update, which includes custom HUD and Noir Mode. The publisher, 2K, and Games and the Developer have also added few more features to this remastered classic.

Hanger 13 had remade Mafia 4, which is a remake of Mafia released in 2002. The fourth part of the series of the updated gameplay like additions to the story, and created from the ground up with new assets comes from the third part of the game.

Moreover, players who want to have an authentic experience have an option where they can crank things back to the original game. After the launch, the game mostly has received positive reviews from the gamers. However, some critics were a bit disappointed when they noticed mechanics from the 2000s era has returned.

Noir Mode in Mafia: Definitive Edition

After a month of release Mafia: Definitive Edition gets its first update on PlayStation 4 today. According to the sources, the patch adds an all-new Noir Mode, which overhauls gameplay and cutscenes.

It also contains more content for Free Ride, bug fixes, custom HUD options, as well as a visual style ripped straight out of the 1930s cinema. But until now, the Noir Mode is the biggest addition in this update. 

A player can easily toggle on or off whenever he wants during his playthrough. Besides, the game will take you back to a part where the protagonist of the game would be sitting in a theater and watching a black and white film. Apart from that, you can also find some new content in the Free Ride.

The developers have also added one of a couple of new gameplay features which you will find while driving to a specific place or using a specific vehicle. They will leave the specific for you to find in the game.

HUD in Mafia: Definitive Edition

Now let us talk about HUD in the recent update too. A player can also customize the HUD, with navigational features, the mini-map, as well as by removing objective markers. The developer Hanger 13, explained that they updated it for the players so that players can take better in-game features.

They have also fixed minor bugs that were spotted in the game. They have addressed an issue that prevented a player from unlocking correct vehicles after completing the optional Lucas Bertone missions.

So now, you will find the right vehicle in your garage after you start the game. Two reported issues during the mission “The Saint and The Sinner” and certain scenes of the games which displayed black screen has also been addressed.


After updating the game and fixing minor bugs, Hangar 13 is also working on a new intellectual property. The developer is mostly aiming for the approaching PlayStation 5 as well as approaching Xbox Series X in the future. The game is available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. Watch the trailer of Mafia: Definitive Edition below, if you haven’t watched it yet.

Stay tuned with us for more news about the game.


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