Deathmatch + Team Deathmatch: 16 players
GTA Race: 16 players
Mafiya Work: 8 players
Team Mafiya Work: 16 players (in up to 8 separate teams of 2 players)
Cops n' Crooks: 16 players (in two teams of up to 8 players each)
Hangman's Noose: 4 players
Free roam: 16 players
The game appears to use the Eastern European/Russian spelling of Mafia - "Mafiya"
The magazine maintains like many others that the differences between the PS3 and XB360 versions of the game are undetectable "with the naked eye"
Multiplayer games are accessed from the in-game cell phone in a similar manner to that of Burnout Paradise's quick launch menuv
The host can control the time of day that the match takes place
The host also controls the location of the match by choosing from a predefined set of levels in Liberty City
Levels sampled by editors included Colony Island, Francis International Airport and Broker
Police intervention can be turned on or off by the host prior to starting a game
Multiplayer character customization is very detailed - you can change what the character is wearing right down to their choice of eyewear and accessories
Thanks to Play Magazine, GTA Gaming and GTAForums.com for the news.