Thursday, July 18, 2013

Lights Out Vegas - FAQ

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Q: Why is Las Vegas closing? 
A: Change is in the air and there are new and exciting things coming for Mafia Wars.
Part of the storyline involves the closing down of Las Vegas. ‘The long war between Jimmy Vegas and Victor Alves has turned violent; the latest reports claim that the prominent members of the mob families including Jimmy Vegas were found dead. A deadly virus seems to be the weapon of choice this time, if the bullets don’t kill you, the Virus will ’
Q: When will this happen? A: Vegas will be closing on August 1st 2013 at 4:00 AM Pacific Time.
Q: What exactly does the closing of Las Vegas mean? A: Las Vegas will no longer be accessible after 4:00 AM Pacific Time on August 1st 2013.  Although you will still be able to see in on the Travel menu, it will be grayed out and travel there will not be possible. 

Aside from travel to the city, this also means that you will not be able to collect from Las Vegas properties (My Casino) or access the city’s Bank (The Vault). 

In addition to this, you will not be able to vault any of the Las Vegas collections after the city has closed.
Q: Is the closing of Las Vegas going to be permanent? 
A: Las Vegas will remain closed for the foreseeable future.
Q: I got a pop-up with news about Lights Out Vegas. When will the Mission Event begin?A: The Lights Out Vegas Mission Event is scheduled to be released at 4:00 AM Pacific Time on July 18th 2013.
Q: How much time do I have to complete the mission before Las Vegas closes? A: You will have 14 days from July 18th to finish the mission and to collect as much loot as possible before Las Vegas closes.
Q: What does the Mission Event entail? A: During the Mission Event, you will receive 5X mastery for finishing jobs in Las Vegas. In additional to the regular loot drops for the city you will also have the chance to loot a new and uncommon Armour bonus loot.
Q: What is the bonus item that can be looted with this event? A: The additional bonus item Glitterati (99/193) will drop from Las Vegas fights and jobs.

Q: Will there be a mastery item that is awarded if I complete the Mission Event: Lights Out Vegas? 
A: Yes, upon successful completion of the Mission Event, you will be rewarded with Wide West (255/180). You will also be awarded with another Wide West upon completing the 6th task in the mission.
Q: What if I have finished Las Vegas already? A: You can still do jobs and complete the Mission event – Lights Out Vegas. Completing the Mission event will award you with Wide West (255/180) and doing more jobs will increase your chances to get theuncommon loot – Glitterati.
Q: What if I haven’t finished Las Vegas yet? A: If you haven’t finished Las Vegas yet, you will receive 5x Mastery on all un-mastered jobs. All the districts will be unlocked for you to do jobs and doing more jobs will also increase your chances to get theuncommon loot – Glitterati.  
If you haven't vaulted the Las Vegas collections yet, you can do so while Las Vegas is still available.

Q: What will happen to my progress in Las Vegas, if I do not finish in time? 
A: All progress made by you will be saved, but you will not be able to access the city after 4:00 AM Pacific Time on August 1st 2013.