Mafia 3: Definitive Edition did not seem to include much new content at first. Recently, however, fans have unexpectedly discovered an Easter egg.
Mafia 3: Definitive Edition released along with Mafia 2: Definitive Edition last week. Even though the former did not receive much appreciation upon its release, a recent report might turn things around.
Apparently, developer Hangar 13 hid an Easter egg among the game’s files. Youtuber Sliderv2 went on to datamine both games’ files. He came across some interesting stuff, one of which is the Berlin map in Mafia 3.
Although the game does not take place in Germany, the map is probably from Hangar 13’s project which started after the game launched then cancelled. A Kotaku report had revealed this game, “Rhapsody”, two years ago.
The map discovered is most likely from Rhapsody, but unfortunately is only a white box version of the original. You cannot explore the buildings or interact with your surroundings, but you can sort of walk around in it.
Developers used the same engine to build both Mafia 3: Definitive Edition and Rhapsody, so that is probably why the map is in the former’s files. Hangar 13 might have wanted their project to not be forgotten, thus leaving traces of it in another game’s files.