Hanger 13 has responded to the backlash Mafia 3 received on PC. The game studio has rolled out a patch that allows desktop players to adjust the game’s display frequency.
Mafia 3 released for Microsoft Windows, macOS, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 7. The PC version of Mafia 3 was locked at 30 frames per second to ensure consistent performance across all platforms.
Needless to say, the setup did not sit well with high-end PC owners. The Steam community was up in arms about the display cap.
According to WCCF Tech, the patch removes the 30 fps restriction and adds a 60 fps option. It also enhances the overall gameplay experience by improving the keyboard mapping system.
The patch comes at whopping 1.2 GB file size. It is now available to download on Steam.
Mafia 3 is a sequel to 2010’s story-based action-adventure game Mafia 2. It stars Lincoln Clay, a Vietnam War veteran out for revenge against the Italian mob in the late 1960s.
The game takes place in the vibrant city of New Bordeux, a fictional recreation of New Orleans. The map is divided into ten districts. These are Frisco Fields, Pointe Verdun, Bayou Fantom, Delray Hollow, Downtown, River Row, Southdowns, Tickfaw, Barclay Mills and the French Ward.
Mob bosses control different criminal rackets spread throughout the ten districts. Lincoln Clay sets out to systematically dismantle the Marcano family crime empire.
Lincoln Clay will be aided by three mob lieutenants. They are Burke, Cassandra and Mafia 2 protagonist Vito Scaletta. Their loyalty will heavily depend on the player’s in-game decisions.
“I really love the big, story-driven missions where you confront and kill one of the major characters along your rampage of revenge,” said Marty Silva of IGN. “Hangar 13 dove past the superficial level to deliver a story rife with social commentary on post-Vietnam America and filled it with three-dimensional characters who I’ve grown to either genuinely care about or genuinely want to see dead.”