Rockstar gives a release window for Max Payne 3

The tortured gravel-voiced detective makes his return in 2012

Rockstar Games has announced that Max Payne 3 will be out before the end of the 2011 financial year.

New York City's most troubled cop will finally make his debut on this generation of consoles this coming March.

This time around Max has left his job at the NYPD and headed down to Sao Paolo in Brazil to work private security for a wealthy industrialist.

Naturally for Max, just as he thinks everything is starting to get better for him gangs target the family in his care and he is back in a battle to save their lives and clear his name.

Max Payne 3 will also introduce multiplayer to the series for the first time featuring dynamic maps, a deep levelling system, persistent clans and a strategic load-out options.

More information on Max Payne 3 is available over on Rockstar's official website.

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