Mafia 3 has finally arrived, but it isn't quite the launch that those on the PC have expected. Sure the game is out, but it's getting slammed on Steam due to one very important problem: its frame rate is locked at 30 frames-per-second.

Unfortunately for publisher 2K and developer Hangar 13, the locked frame rate is only the tip of the iceberg, with users also complaining about crashes, glitches and the game not looking as good as it did in trailers. It's all the stuff that one would expect to see when an ambitious AAA game goes public in its first day, but it's still something that no one really wants to see.

Things have gotten better at least. Compared to Thursday afternoon when Mafia 3 had "mostly negative" reviews, the game's rating on Steam has risen to "mixed," with 43 percent of the 602 reviews for the game are considered positive.

And things look like it will only get better from here. Soon after the negative comments reached the eyes and ears of 2K and Hangar 13, they issued a statement to their PC gaming audience where they revealed that an update for Mafia 3 is coming soon that will improve the game's performance.

"We know how important having options that best suit your PC's performance capabilities are," the announcement read. "We are currently working on an update for PC that will give players the option to play Mafia 3 at higher frame rates. We'll share more details about the update, and when you can expect it to arrive, very soon."

"In the meantime, the team welcomes feedback and would like to hear from you about what performance adjustment options are important to you. We're actively considering a number of additional post-launch improvements on PC that would give players more control over how they can tailor the game's experience to suit their rig's performance. It's been an incredible journey developing Mafia 3 and we couldn't be more excited to get the game in your hands and hear what you think!"

The key here is that the update will be coming soon: Nvidia's latest game ready driver is already out, but there remains no way to adjust the FPS.

As this continues, any word about whether similar issues plague the PS4 and Xbox One versions of the game remains unknown since codes for the game were not made available in advance.

In the meantime, it's unclear if the problems on the PC will be fixed in a day one patch, but based on 2K's language, that doesn't seem likely.

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