Rockstar have today announced that Max Payne 3
- the new dark, gritty action experience that continues the tale of
former New York City detective Max Payne and is sure to satisfy both
newcomers and veterans to the historic franchise alike - is expected to
launch on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC in March 2012 in North
America and Europe.
Still haunted by the memories of his traumatic past, Max begins a new
life working private security protecting a wealthy industrialist and his
family in Sao Paulo, Brazil. When gangs target the family under his
protection, Max is forced to fight to save his clients and clear his
name, in a bid to, once and for all, rid himself of the demons that have
tortured him for far too long.
A true cross-studio collaboration between Rockstar Games’ global
development teams that picks up from where series creator Remedy
Entertainment's Max Payne 2
left off, Max Payne 3 utilizes cutting edge technology for a seamless,
cinematic action experience, incorporating the latest advances in
Natural Motion physics as well as a brand new iteration of the Rockstar
Advanced Game Engine, resulting in highly-refined gameplay with an
extensive range of realistic weaponry, an intelligent cover system and
sophisticated Bullet-Time mechanics.
In addition to an expansive single-player campaign, Max Payne 3 will
also be the first entry in the series to introduce a thorough and
engrossing multiplayer experience; much similar to what other recent Rockstar titles have been introducing. In a unique twist, Max Payne 3
multiplayer delivers a compelling experience that dynamically alters
maps and mode progression for all players in a match. Along with
traditional multiplayer modes, Max Payne 3 will also include a deep
reward and levelling system, persistent clans and multiple strategic
Stay tuned for much more news very soon and check out a pair of brand new screenshots from Max Payne 3 below.