How to Play Mafia for Free | Limited Time Only Though

It wasn't too long ago that Mafia 4 was officially announced, so it's time to go back to our roots and play some OG Mafia for free.

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So, you've heard the good news right? 2K finally confirmed that Mafia 4 is in development. With such good news coming out, we wondered just how much better it could get, well if you're a fan of the Mafia series and never had a chance to play the OG, then you're in luck, because you can play it for free.

Yes, you read that right. Sometimes developers are nice and they do give things away for free. If we've got your attention then read on to find out just how you'll be able to play Mafia for free in the coming week.

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You'll be able to download the game for free if you've got a Steam account. We know this from the Epic Games store that there are times you get free games and well Steam isn't one to be outdone and at times we also get free games on Valve's platform as well.

You just need a Steam account and then you'll be good to go to play Mafia for free. But there is a catch – there always has to be a catch – this offer won't last forever. You'll need to be quick to get your hands on Mafia for free.

When Can You Download Mafia for Free?

You'll be able to get Mafia without any cost between September 1 and September 5, 2022 on Steam. This was announced on August 29, 2022 via Twitter by 2K themselves.

So, if you want to play this classic, then you've just got to log onto Steam in this time period, download a version and you're good to go. Mafia is an extremely popular series with the first game spouting an impressive 88/100 Score on Metacrtitic, so it's worth a try even if it's an older game.

Which Version of Mafia is Being Given Away?

One thing to note is that this won't be the 2020 remake. Instead, you'll be getting the old version from when it was first released all the way back in 2002.

Why is Mafia For Free?

2K is giving away the game in celebration of the series' 20-year anniversary. As just mentioned, the first Mafia game came out in 2002, and what year do we have now? 2022. Quick maths tells us that this is a 20 year difference. So, to celebrate the success of the Mafia series everyone will be getting a chance to play it!