Whilst we have to wait until May 19 for more official info/footage on the newly announced Mafia: Trilogy, thanks to a store listing we have a glimpse at what the Mafia II definitive remastered edition looks like.
We can compare these screenshots to the original game and immediately noticeable is the removal of the bloom effect the original game suffered from:
What also stands out is the upgrade to character models in the remastered version from the original:
Whilst vehicle models hold up pretty well from the original, you can see the difference in this screenshot from the original and the remastered version above as the vehicle model gets a complete makeover with texture quality and lighting.
The description reads:
Includes main game and all DLC releases. Part two of the Mafia crime saga – 1940’s – 50’s Empire Bay, NY Remastered in stunning HD detail, live the life of a gangster during the Golden-era of organized crime. War hero Vito Scaletta becomes entangled with the mob in hopes of paying his father’s debts. Alongside his buddy Joe, Vito works to prove himself, climbing the family ladder with crimes of larger reward, status and consequence.
Golden-era Drama: Inspired by iconic mafia dramas, be immersed in the allure and impossible escape of life as a wise guy in the Mafia.
Empire Bay, NY: Post-World War II Empire Bay, NY, a city sprawling with opportunity and where organized crime thrives on the booming industries of post-war America.
The Complete & Remastered Favorite: For the first-time ever experience the Mafia II crime drama all in one package and presented in stunning HD detail.