Game changes

What changed?

An overview of all the relevant changes to the Mobsters game that have happened over time.

Date: February 20th 2022

  • Made Men: Hospitalized ranking
    Toons are now also ranked on time spent in the hospital

  • Grid Header
    In the modern interface you can now design and configure the top header in the game. Go to your Settings to adjust.

  • Bodyguards prevent missions
    Bodyguards are there to protect your account when you go on extended leave from your keyboard, such as a holiday. They have become cheaper, and affect your full account, and don’t allow you to do any impacting things anymore.

  • Backend caching improved
    More caching happens on the backend which should reduce experienced lag on all interfaces

  • Modern interface Made Men
    The Modern interface now loads the lists in the background so the interface itself is much more responsive when you go to the Made Men tab

  • New toon protection
    New toons are under the Godfather's protection for thirty days, unless they chose to waive protection early.

  • Instant achievements
    You will now get an immediate notification on reaching an achievement

  • One-click heal
    If you enable the setting, you can now heal with just one click in the modern interface.

  • Round confirmation
    If you are gifting a round in the Chat tab in the modern interface, you are now asked to confirm, to prevent expensive misclicks.

  • Mass friend invite
    You can now invite a whole list of Mobster IDs at once in the modern interface.

  • NPC indicator
    NPCs are now marked as such in the Attack and Search tabs on the modern interface.

  • Fights stats reset change
    Fights stats resets are not covered by your VIP reset anymore. In addition, the cost has gone up. In general these resets are frowned upon by the Godfather and might be removed entirely in the future.

  • Daily rewards changed
    There are now some new daily rewards.

  • Refresh comments button
    On a profile there is now a refresh button to refresh the comments.

  • Experience levels adjusted
    Experience required for levels below 315 has changed.

Date: July 16th 2021

  • Junkyard introduced
    At the Junkyard you can dump items with upkeep that you cannot sell in the store. Dumped items will be salvaged by the Godfather’s goons!

Date: July 15th 2021

  • Friend status in Search
    When searching toons you now see your current friend status

  • Alternative payment provider
    A new option to replace PayPal has been added, which allows discounts, and includes options to use Google Pay.

  • Show/Hide items in the header
    You can now show/hide the virus bars and skill points in the header from your settings

Date: July 14th 2021

  • Missions tab opens in last location
    The missions tab now correctly opens the last used location for you

Date: June 18th 2021

  • S-300 upgrade available
    S-400 introduced as upgrade to the S-300 via a blueprint

Date: June 17th 2021

  • Limited bounty retaliation
    Limiting the change from yesterday, placing a bounty on someone doesn’t open you up for attack retaliation, but does open you up for being listed by the other for 24 hours.

Date: June 16th 2021

  • Extra confirmation for resets
    In order to prevent misclicks, you now get a confirmation pop-up on asking the Godfather for a reset of skill points, fight stats or employed mob.

  • Placing a bounty is now considered targeting
    Placing a bounty on another toon is considered targeting, and opens you up to retaliation

  • Happy Hour changes
    You can now purchase anonymous happy hours, and the price of happy hours has been reduced to 39 Favor Points

Date: May 15th 2021

  • VIP reset expanded
    Your VIP reset can now be used not only for Employed Mob reset, but also for Skill Point resets or Fight Stats resets

Date: April 13th 2021

Date: February 15th 2021

  • Identity Changes
    You can now request a name change for your toon from the Godfather

Date: January 6th 2021

  • Wall Blocks
    You can now block people from posting on your wall

Date: December 20th 2020

  • New item
    Large Assault Squad introduced

  • Subscription bonus improved
    You now receive +5% per month up to +50% instead of +1% up to +25%)

Date: October 29th 2020

Date: October 8th 2020

  • New responsive interface
    A big overhaul for the game has just been released. The game now has a new interface that is made to scale better on mobile and tablets.

Date: September 20th 2020

  • Backend upgrade
    Unseen, but still important, the entire backend of the game has been overhauled to support a new version of the framework the game is built on.

Date: June 6th 2020

Date: June 3rd 2020

  • Extensive fight stats
    On your Avatar page you can now see extensive stats on your attack and defense skills

Date: May 8th 2020

  • Introducing over-powered and under-powered attacks
    Balancing changes made to XP received in extreme over and under-powered attacks.

  • Blueprint introduction
    Blueprints introduced to upgrade items in the workshop. Blueprints allow you to upgrade existing equipment at a cost.

Date: May 7th 2020

Date: March 24th 2020

  • Rebalanced fights with pushers and overpowered attack
    Rebalanced XP effects of fights between two highly different toons based on attack / defense strength

Date: March 21st 2020

  • Happy Hour threshold doubled
    Because of the increased active player count, Tony’s threshold number of active players for starting his own Happy Hour has doubled.

Date: March 20th 2020

  • Top-mob membership linked to friendship
    Automatically remove a toon from your top mob if you break friendship with them

Date: March 19th 2020

  • Fixed blackjack outcome bug
    Fixed issue where in some rare cases, payout for blackjack and ties were not according to the rules.

Date: March 15th 2020

  • Cash-loophole with territories fixed
    It was possibly to earn money by selling / buying territories/developments in specific order. You now don’t get back your territory after you sell the development.

Date: March 13th 2020

  • In-depth game documentation
    Added in-depth game documentation for missions and equipment to the site.

Date: March 9th 2020

  • Server Migration
    The game server migrated from the traditional AcidBay server to a dedicated game server based on modern technologies.

  • Moved away from AcidBay accounts
    After the ownership change, the entire backend and frontend of the game was rebuilt by Don Paul, but still used AcidBay user accounts. Today we move to game-only accounts and stop using AcidBay as a backend.

Date: January 1st 2020

  • Bodyguard Companies
    If you are going on a holiday or want to protect all your accounts, you can now hire a bodyguard company to protect all your toons instead of just one.

  • Toon cannot be listed with bodyguard
    When a toon has a bodyguard, it won’t be listed by Tony in the hit-list anymore.

Date: December 16th 2019

  • Don’t reduce stats when refilling
    When you refill a stat, while your stat is above your max value, it’s not reduced to your max anymore.

Date: December 10th 2019

  • Skill Point resets maximized at 75 FP
    Skill Point resets now cost 75 FP max, regardless of your total amount of skill points.

Date: October 20th 2019

Date: October 17th 2019

  • FBI protection in the hospitals
    When there is a terrorist threat reported, FBI security moves into the hospital and shoot intruders.

Date: October 5th 2019

  • Companions / Pets
    Avatars can now select a Companion / Pet as well

Date: October 2nd 2019

Date: October 1st 2019

Date: August 13th 2019

  • Favor Point Lottery
    A new lottery is available in which the winner receives favor points

  • Vault Code Lottery
    A new lottery is available in which the winner receives vault codes

Date: July 27th 2019

  • Top Mob restricted to friends
    You can now only add friends to your Top Mob

  • Decline friend requests when attacking
    Received friend requests are automatically declined when attacking or punching the requestor.

Date: July 15th 2019

  • Launch of the dedicated website
    In order to create a recognizable and memorable website, we’ve decided to create this dedicated website instead!

Date: July 9th 2019

Date: June 30th 2019

Date: June 21st 2019

  • Subscriptions added
    Receive a heavily discounted pack each month and get an extra 1% bonus for each month you have the subscription running!

Date: June 14th 2019

  • Targeted Viruses
    Are you at war with some more than with others? Wouldn’t it be nice to have your virus research single out that player and be more effective against that player and his toons? Well, you will be happy with the introduction of targeted viruses! You can now research a virus specifically targeting a toon or player at a lower price than the generic virus.

Date: December 31st 2018

  • Ownership change
    Due to health issues of the current owner. Don_Paul will be taking over as owner and operator of Mobsters United effective January 1, 2019.

Date: September 14th 2018

  • Virus Upgrade
    The virus levels have been completely rewritten from scratch. Many will notice that their virus levels are higher than they were as a result. It is now much easier to level, and requires far less credit to do so.

  • Auto-Return Gifting
    If you send a gift in the chat to Tony, he will automatically send one back! This works exactly the same way as if you were to send a gift to someone & they sent you the same gift back, making it easier to level up your viruses without having to find someone to trade with.

  • Daily Gifts
    You will now get 1 Entry Level Vault Code per toon every day you log into the game. These can be used in the Bank Vault to get 1 of many different prizes, ranging from free Favor Points, free Chat Credits, Limited Edition items or even those elusive Ultra Rare items!

  • Automatic Happy Hours
    Tony will now start a Happy Hour if there are at least 3 unique users online. He checks every 15 minutes and will start one if he sees 3 Unique users on at the same time. After that, another one will not run for 3 hours. Happy Hours grant unlimited energy refills to VIPs while the Happy Hour is running.

  • Flash Sales
    The Flash Sale system automatically generates sale packs that can include any combination of Limited Edition Equipment, Vault Codes, Hired Guns and/or Energy. Flash Sales last for 24 hours or until they sell out, at which point a new one will be generated automatically. Flash Sales are priced at a discount of the normal retail price if you bought the items individually.

  • Tony’s Bounties
    Tony’s bounties are now time limited. They will disappear if not collected within 15 minutes. This change was made to avoid having bounties sit on the Hit List for days or weeks at a time and only applies to bounties issued by Tony.

  • New Security
    Due to abuse, we have blocked all known Proxy and VPN services. If you use a Proxy or VPN service, you will need to disable it to play Mobsters United.

Date: May 22nd 2018

  • Diamond Mission Mastery added
    There is a new level to Mission Mastery, the Diamond Level.

  • New Mission Chain at Levels 500+
    There are 4 new missions starting with making a friend in Las Vegas. From there, you will be given 1 of 3 different Key Cards that unlock the next mission. The hotel chain missions each have different loot and different mastery rewards, including 2 new cars only available through those missions.

  • Happy Hours introduced
    Happy Hours can be purchased through the Godfather and provide Unlimited Energy to ALL VIP Slots on the game for the duration of one (1) hour. It also causes certain Vault Codes to go into “overstock” mode, increasing chances of getting larger drops.

  • Dig up the Graveyard drop rate increased

  • Property AutoBuyer limit increased
    The Property AutoBuyer will now buy up to 2,000 properties at a time, up from 500.

Date: March 27th 2018

  • Opening of the NYC Vault area
    Vault Codes come in multiple levels, with different prizes at each level. Every new player will receive 50 FREE Entry Level Vault Codes!

Date: January 15th 2018

  • Employed Mob Reset introduced
    All players now automatically have the number of mob they’ve used to do missions reset on the 1st of the month for free. VIPs have the option to reset their employed mob for free 1 additional time under the Godfather tab.

  • Property AutoBuyer for VIP
    Allow VIPs to buy up to 500 properties in the background.

  • New missions introduced
    Level 1 mission Residential Burglary and Level 400 mission Revolution in Central America

Date: November 1st 2016

Date: September 5th 2016

  • Top Mob introduced
    You can now send energy to your friends! They get 25% of their Level, you get 25% of that back. The user does NOT have to login to return the energy, it’s all automatic. Someone can only be removed from the Top Mob if it’s been at least 24 hours since that slot was last used to send energy. Regular users have 3 Top Mob slots, VIPs have 6 slots.

  • Henchmen introduced
    A new category of equipment has been introduced, Henchmen. Henchmen are separate from weapons, armor or vehicles. Some can be acquired for mob cash like any other piece of equipment, others are rewarded by the Mission Mastery system.

  • Mission Mastery introduced
    Mission Mastery has been introduced with 4 levels, Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum. Bronze rewards $10,000 Mob Cash, Silver rewards $20,000 Mob Cash, Gold rewards 1 Favor Point and Platinum either rewards 3 Favor Points or a special weapon, armor, vehicle or henchman.

  • Back Alley expanded
    The Back Alley has received an expansion, now showing most of the past LE items instead of just the last 15.

Date: July 16th 2016

  • Attack And Hit List ranges update
    Attack ranges now apply to attacking on and off the hit list equally, as well as placing bounties. The new attack ranges are half current Level Down and double current level Up. Minimum up is 25.

Date: May 29th 2016

  • Bug in attack system fixed
    The bug that was affecting the attack system since the introduction of the virus weapon has been fixed.

Date: February 18th 2016

  • New Graveyard Missions
    2 new missions are available at Levels 90 (Get supplies from Maulmart) and 100 (Rob the Graveyard).

  • New Player changes
    New players now start out with $25,000 cash on hand and a base income of $2,500 per hour. New accounts now start out with 25 Favor Point.

  • Low Level damage adjusted
    The damage cap has been adjusted. It now only applies if a higher level is attacking someone 25 or under. It no longer applies when someone 25 or under is attacking. The amount of experience given per fight has been increased as well.

  • Bank charge removed
    The bank no longer charges $10,000 to open an account, the funds are deposited instead.

  • Tony issues short-time bounties
    Tony the Shark will now issue short-time bounties on in-game players.

  • Skill Points introduced
    Health, Energy and Stamina no longer increase automatically. You are given 6 Skill Points to spend instead. Skill Points can be reset through The Godfather on a sliding payment scale.

  • Fighting and Regeneration adjustments
    Percentage stat regeneration now applies to Level 50 and above instead of Level 200. You also now lose experience when you die in a fight you start rather than gaining experience from that lost fight. Attack and Defense skill points now count a hundredfold when fighting.

Date: February 6th 2016

  • Stat Regeneration changed
    Toons over Level 200 now regenerates a percentage of their maximum stat rather than a set amount.
    • Health (every 3 minutes): 1 hp/1% or 3 hp/3% for Soldatos.
    • Energy (every 5 minutes): 1 energy/1% or 3 energy/3% for Nightowls.
    • Stamina (every 3 minutes): 1 stamina/1%.

Date: June 28th 2015

  • Experience adjusted
    Made it easier to level as a new starter.

  • Avatar equipment with powers released
    Avatar Powers increase your stats, either adding Critical Attack / Spirited Defense (double attack/defense boost), extra health, energy, or stamina.

  • Avatars redesigned
    Avatars have been redesigned from the ground up with new clothing, hairstyles and more.

  • Damage Limit introduced
    A damage limit is in place up to Level 25. If you or the toon you’re attacking is below Level 25 all damage is capped.

Date: March 31st 2013

  • Launched in Beta
    The game is ready!