About Mafia Wars

Mafia Wars is the #1 crime genre game with over 7 million players playing daily. Mafia Wars is part of the Zynga family of games. Zynga is the #1 social gaming company on the web. Zynga was founded specifically to add a social element to casual online games because we love games, and we love them most when we're playing with friends! Social games provide a more fun, competitive and contagious experience. Click here to play.
  • Zynga is lending a hand to the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF), which helps wounded troops and first responders to heal using sports. Through CAF's Operation Rebound program, close to 1,000 individuals have been provided with the equipment and support they need to lead productive, active and fulfilling lives.  Your support will take more of our wounded troops from the frontline to the finish line.


    To help the Challenged Athletes Foundation, we have released two special limited edition items for purchase in game - ‘Wired Head and Radiographer’’. The items will be available for a limited time, starting at 00:00 on 12/12/2013 until 12/20/2013 06:59 (PST). As a token of our appreciation, the highest individual contributor for this event will feature in the game as a Non Playing Character- The Torchbearer.

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    These items will be available for a limited time, starting at 00:00 on 12/12/2013 until 11:59 on 12/19/2013 (PST). As a token of our appreciation, the highest individual contributor for this event will feature in the game as a Non Playing Character- The Torchbearer. Here are few important points to keep in mind:

    Terms and Conditions:

    How to Enter:

    Starting at 00:00 on 12/12/2013 (PST), players will be able to access the Mafia Wars event titled, “The Gift of Opportunity.” Players will have the opportunity to spend Reward Points on two virtual items within this event: Wired Head and Radiographer’. TThe player who spends the most Reward Points on or before the end of the event wins the opportunity to be used as an inspiration for a future non-playing character in Mafia Wars called, “The Torchbearer.” Qualifying purchases must be made by 11:59 on 12/19/2013 (PST)

     Terms and Conditions

    • Purchases made are not tax deductible.
    • Zynga will donate its entire share (70%) of the in-game currency purchase price to Fisher House.
    • The winner will be contacted approximately one week after the promotion’s end via in-game messaging, wherein the winner will need to provide his or her email address for additional communications from Zynga. The winner must respond to the in-game notification within seven (7) days of the time it is sent. Failure to respond within the 7-day period will indicate definitively that the prize has been declined and an alternative winner may be selected.
    • No refunds on any purchases made within Mafia Wars.
    • The prize is not assignable or transferable. No cash equivalents of the prize identified herein, or substitutions, will be allowed except in the sole discretion of Zynga.
    • In the event there is a tie, the player who was the first in time to achieve the winning highest amount wins.
    • This contest is open to Mafia Wars users aged 18 or older that have an account in good standing with Zynga.
    • By agreeing to participate, you will be indicating that Zynga has permission to: (1) feature your name on a highest contributor leaderboard (if applicable), and (2) announce your name if you are chosen as the winner.
    • You understand that you may need to execute additional documents and grant additional releases in order to be used as inspiration for an in-game character.
    • Zynga, in its sole discretion, will control the appearance of the NPC, the date on which it is made a part of the game, and the duration of its presence in the game.
    • This promotion as well as the use of any Zynga website, forum or game is governed by the Zynga Terms of Service (http://www.zynga.com/about/terms-of-service.php). Collection and use of user information governed by Zynga's Privacy Policy (http://www.zynga.com/privacy/privacy-policy.php).

    Visit the Challenged Athletes Foundation for more details

    CLICK HERE to buy the items!

     Donate now to stand a chance to be ‘The Torchbearer’ in Mafia Wars!

    -The Mafia Wars Team

  • Greetings Mobsters,

    We have some good news to share with you. Over the next 5 days, we will be celebrating our Players on Mafia Wars! We would like to thank you all for your dedication and loyalty to this game. As a result, we're giving you a daily Reward over the next 5 days.

    We are also extending the timer for the Merry Widow Mission Event, by 48 hours.

    For details on your daily Reward make sure to check out our Facebook or Twitter pages for updates.

    Thank you once again for being such awesome Players.

    -The Mafia Wars Team.


  • Mobsters,

    Login now and sign up for our VIP Trial Pack absolutely FREE. Signup now to enjoy week long benefits from our free trial version.


    In addition to this you also get yourself a Seabourn Stalker as a special reward for signing up! 10 Reward Points will be granted to you on day 7 of your trial period.

    All this while you enjoy VIP benefits on Mafia Wars! Sound like a good deal? Try it now!

    For more information log in to Mafia Wars today.

    Keep Playing!

    -The Mafia Wars Team.


  • Mobsters,

    It has been less than a month since Typhoon Haiyan struck, leaving behind severe chaos and destruction. People across the globe have been contributing to provide the people of the Philipines with the help they need at this difficult time. Mafia Wars and Direct Relief are working together to bring emergency medical aid to those affected by the disaster. Haiyan has affected more than 11 million people, displaced some 673,000 and is the cause of over 4,000 deaths.

    Direct Relief has sent across tons of medical and emergency supplies to the Philipines. In addition, they have an on the ground team, working to provide follow up health related assitance to those affected.

    Read on to find out how you can do your bit to make a difference.

    Mafia Wars is providing a special Limited Edition Item that is now available in game. Purchase To the Rescue for 35 Reward Points and Zynga will contribute 100% of its share of the purchase price to Direct Relief. You can help build back the lives of thousands of people affected by Haiyan through your efforts.

    NOTE: This is a limited time Event. The Event ends on Nov 24th 2013, 6:59:00 AM Pacific Time

    To know more about Zynga's work with Direct Relief please visit http://www.directrelief.org/zynga/

    Thank you for your support and keep playing Mafia Wars.

    -The Mafia Wars Team.

  • Ice opponents on the fight list to earn Pennants and score Reputation Badges to win cool rewards.

    UPDATE (Nov 20, 2013 5:30 AM Pacific Time): We have updated the Slaughter Season and have increased the number of Pennants which you can earn by Icing opponents in the game.

    From now, you can earn the below number of Pennants by Icing opponents in the Game:

    - Earn 2 Pennants per Ice by Icing an Easy opponent 

    - Earn 5 Pennants per Ice by Icing a Medium opponent 

    - Earn 8 Pennants per Ice by Icing a Hard opponent

    - Earn 1 Pennant per Ice by Icing a Miniboss


    Q: What is Slaughter Season?
    Slaughter Season is atype of Ice Season in which you need to earn Pennants by Icing opponents to build your reputation and score Reputation Badges. 

    Reputation Badges
    The Reputation Badges in Slaughter Season are similar to the Ice Seasons. Ice opponents on Fight List to earn Pennants and build your reputation each week.

    There are five mastery tiers (Bronze, Silver, Gold, Ruby, and Diamond) and each have five levels and thus a total of 25 badges.

    At the end of each season, your badge ranking will be determined by the number of Pennants you earned for that week.

    Q: What are Pennants? How do I earn them?
    Pennants can be earned through icing opponents in any City and are required to earn Reputation Badges.

    This is different from the normal Ice Season where Ices are directly counted for the progress and earning of Reputation Badges.

    In order to earn Pennants, find and Ice opponents on the Fight List.

    Once you successfully Ice an opponent, please click on the close button to view the Pennants earned from that particular fight.

    Q: How many Pennants can I earn for Icing each opponents?
    As you may notice, the Fight List now shows you the difficulty Level of the opponents.

    The Number of Pennants you can earn by Icing an opponent depends on their difficulty level.

    Below are the numbers of Pennants you can earn through the various difficulty levels of the opponents:

    ·         Earn 2 Pennant per Ice by Icing an Easy opponent 

    ·         Earn 5 Pennants per Ice by Icing a Medium opponent 

    ·         Earn 8 Pennants per Ice by Icing a Hard opponent 

    ·         Earn 1 Pennant per Ice by Icing a Miniboss


    Q: Would the Ices earned in the Arena help me earn Pennants?
    A: No. The Ices earned through the Arena will not be counted for earning Pennants in the Slaughter Season.

    Q: Is there any change in the way Reputation Badges and Rewards work?
    The Reputation Badges and Rewards will continue to work similar to the Ice Seasons. Mastery Tier items will automatically drop in fights when you earn enough Pennants.

    The more Pennants you have, the higher your reputation will be. There are 25 Reputation Badges starting from Bronze to Diamond

    You will receive a Grand Prize at the end of each season depending upon the total Pennants earned during the season.

    Below are the various Tier Rewards:



  • Gear up for the biggest Family Feature yet!

    Heed the Boss:



    So if you haven’t joined a family yet, now would be the best time.

    What are you waiting for? Keep your Families close as you prepare for an exciting new Event on Mafia Wars.

    Keep playing Mafia Wars!

    -The Mafia Wars Team.

  • Dear Players,

    We have received enquiries from our players about not receiving free Spins for the Lucky Streak event.

    Please note that Free Spins are available as a limited time offer only and may not be available every day while the event is running.

    Please click here to read the FAQs.

    Free Spins were available for Lucky Streak for the first 14 days during the event.

    Thank you for your understanding.

    -Mafia Wars Team

  • Limited time opportunity to reclaim your VIP Membership benefits level !

    Renew your VIP Membership on or before November 7th, 2013 and continue your VIP Membership benefits level from where you left off before last cancellation.

    For example: If you were at Ruby level of VIP Membership benefits and cancelled the subscription due to any reason, you can re-subscribe and continue from the same level and continuous months of progression, instead of starting all over again.

    Additionally, 30 Skill Points and a Parole Officer will be granted to your account as a special reward upon successful re-subscription.

    Please note that these additional rewards (30 SP and the Parole Officer) will be granted on November 8th.

    If you think that your VIP Membership progression is incorrect after re-subscription, please enter your information in the form below and we will have a look at it:

    Thank you once again for supporting Mafia Wars!

    -Mafia Wars Team
  • Congratulations to our VIP Members for unlocking the Titanium benefits.  We thank you for being a loyal Mafia Wars player and your support for the game.

    Reaching the Titanium VIP membership rewards you with a grant of additional 200 Reward Points and a total of additional 7,000 Mafia Attack and Mafia Defense.

    Titanium VIP benefits also include a free Harbinger of Destruction (472/472)* – The most powerful item in Mafia Wars along with a total of +225 Personal Attack and +225 Defense as long as you stay subscribed.

    We will be rolling out early access to some game features  for Titanium VIP subscribers very soon.

    There are more surprise rewards and new tiers with additional benefits coming up !

    Stay subscribed and stay tuned!

    -Mafia Wars Team

  • Greetings Mobsters, Today we unveil Mob Fury on Mafia Wars!


    This Feature will enable you to form teams and take on your opponents in the Fight Arena.

    The highlights of this Feature are as follows:

    • 6 players are required to play this mode in the Fight Arena
    • There will be 2 Teams that fight each other. Each Team has 3 members each. Pick a side and get started!
    • Compete against your Friends and show them who rules in the ring.

    So what are you waiting for? Head on over to our FAQ's section and get the answers to all your questions, then head over to the Arena and get started! Rally your team mates and take on your Rivals!

    Thank you for reading our Blog and have a great day!

    -The Mafia Wars Team.