Rockstar Games announced that Max Payne 3 will be released in Europe for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on May 18, the PC version will be available on June 1.

The action will take place in about 10 years after the events of the previous title, this time in Sao Paulo where Max is now dealing with the protection of a businessman whose family is threatened by criminal gangs.

Besides the single player campaign for the first time in series history will be also present a multiplayer mode in which a character can be developed and increase in level.