Joe's Adventures is the third story DLC in Mafia II. It puts the player in control of Joe Barbaro, taking place in 1950, while his best friend Vito Scaletta is in prison.


The game features new arcade style missions similar to Jimmy's Vendetta, but also has story missions and cutscenes like Mafia II.

Joe's Adventures continues the prodigious crime drama of Mafia II through the eyes of Joe Barbaro, Vito Scaletta's best friend, during the six years that Vito spends in prison. The game add-on extends the original narrative of Mafia II by combining a dramatic storyline with intense arcade-style gameplay that opens up several new areas in Empire Bay and items for players to get their hands dirty with.

Impulsive and unpredictable, Joe Barbaro has been at Vito's side since childhood. That is, until Vito gets caught and sent to prison. In Joe's Adventures, Joe uncovers the truth behind Vito's prison sentence and what's really going on in the Clemente Crime Family.

Joe's Adventures offers an engaging narrative and allows players to explore new locations, including a train station, the cathouse, a boat yard, a seasonally changing lakefront and some never-before-seen buildings in Empire Bay. This exciting new chapter in the Mafia II saga includes new clothing, collectibles and even more classic 40s and 50s music. In addition to the story-based missions, Joe's Adventures opens up a slew of optional city-based quests packed with arcade action gameplay and a points-based system that allows players to move up the ranks on the online leaderboard through combos and multiplier bonuses. Executions by headshots or charged explosives rack up points, and precision-timed vehicular power slides, lofty jumps and feats of supercharged speed maintain the adrenaline-charged fun for extensive replayability.

"Mafia II's third downloadable add-on is coming your way! Joe's Adventures stars Vito Scaletta's childhood friend Joe Barbaro, a brash and unpredictable wiseguy who loves to live the sweet life of money, fast cars, and faster women. When Vito gets sent to prison, Joe uncovers the truth behind his friend's sentence, and it sets the stage for his own story to unfold. This add-on content features new missions, new locations not seen before in Empire Bay, new clothing, new collectables, and more excellent music from the 40s and 50s. Stay tuned for more details on this upcoming downloadable content!"
— Mafia II Website


Main Article: Missions in Joe's Adventures

Joe's Adventures has 21 arcade style missions and 4 story missions for the player to complete.

New Features


Main Article: Achievements in Mafia II

What Witness?What Witness? - Finish the Witness level in "Joe's Adventures". - 10G/Bronze

Arctic GraveArctic Grave - Push the chief witness into the ice lake in "Joe's Adventures". -20G/Bronze

Dockyard DiscordDockyard Discord - Finish the Connection level in "Joe's Adventures". - 20G/Bronze

Five Finger DiscountFive Finger Discount - Finish the Supermarket level in "Joe's Adventures". - 30G/Bronze

Mind the GoodsMind the Goods - Finish the Cathouse level in "Joe's Adventures". - 40G/Silver

Same Shirt Different DaySame Shirt Different Day - Finish "Joe's Adventures" on any difficulty. - 50G/Silver

HypersonicHypersonic - Reach 2000 points for one velocity run in "Joe's Adventures". - 20G/Bronze

Jacked JumperJacked Jumper - Reach 200 points for one Jump in "Joe's Adventures". - 20G/Bronze

Driftin' Daddy-ODriftin' Daddy-O - Reach 200 points for one Drift in "Joe's Adventures". - 20G/Bronze

Jack of all TradesJack of all Trades - Reach 10 different score actions in one mission in "Joe's Adventures". - 20G/Bronze

See Also

Mission Loading Screens

  • Load screen for Witness - Frozen Memories
  • Load screen for Antonio Balsamo's missions
  • Load screen for Connection
  • Load screen for Marty's missions
  • Load screen for Mike Bruski's missions
  • Load screen for Giuseppe's missions
  • Load screen for Eddie Scarpa's missions
  • Load screen for Supermarket
  • Load screen for Charlie's missions
  • Load screen for Rocco's missions
  • Load screen for Cathouse
  • Unused mission load screen
  • Unused mission load screen


Main article: Mafia II Videos
Joe's Adventures Launch Trailer

Joe's Adventures Launch Trailer

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