Mafia Patch

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 03, 2003 10:32am PST

A patch for Illusion Softworks' third person action game Mafia has been released, updating the game to v1.1. There is a fix for ATI Radeon problems, support for Matrox Parhelia surround gaming and there are overall performance fixes among other things. Thanks Tiscali Games.

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  • MAFIA ENGLISH (UK/US) ONLY PATCH - README

    !!PLEASE NOTE!!

    THIS PATCH SHOULD ONLY BE APPLIED TO ENGLISH (UK/US) VERSIONS OF MAFIA. IF THIS PATCH IS APPLIED TO OTHER LANGUAGE VERSIONS IT WILL ADVERSELY EFFECT THE GAME'S PERFORMANCE.

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    CONTENTS

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    - PATCH DETAILS
    - CONTACT INFORMATION
    - GENERAL GAME PERFORMACE
    - SOUND PERFORMANCE
    - GRAPHICS AND DISPLAY PERFORMANCE

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    PATCH FIX DETAILS

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    - Speaker selection fix in the Mafia Setup
    - Matrox Parhelia surround gaming support
    - FSAA autodetection fix for new ATI cards
    - ATI Radeon compatibility fix
    - On Board Sound Card compatibility fix
    - Fixed Force Feedback compatibility fix with FF peripherals
    - Racing mission difficulty decreased
    - Overall performance fixes

    * Problems playing the intro movies:

    When Running Mafia under Windows XP (Home and Professional) with Service Pack 1 Installed:

    If you try to start and play certain games on a Windows XP Service Pack 1 (SP1)-based computer, the game may stop responding (hang) or it may quit unexpectedly when the introductory video clip starts.

    This problem has been documented at:

    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;327979

    and it is recommended that you obtain and install the "327979: Recommended Update" from the Windows Update Web site: http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com