The promised playable demo for Mafia II
is now available, with the Windows sample of the open-world action sequel provided by Steam
. Here's word from the Mafia II Demo page
that sets the story for what to expect: "Vito has started to make a name for himself on the streets of Empire Bay, someone who can be trusted to get a job done. In this hot leaded playable demo, you and Joe get one of your first serious assignments, to deal with a chump that isn't playing ball the way the Mob likes it." Update:
A post to our forums
has a tip on how to hax0r the demo for unlimited free-roaming, overcoming its inherent 10 minute limit.