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The Good Edit
- Robbing is introduced
- War is introduced
- Daily Chance is introduced
- 1 Free Daily Chance Ticket everyday
- Cuba opens for business
- Moscow is available!
- Loot Suggestion Contest
- Holiday Blowout Sale 2009
- Black Friday 2009
- Limited Time Job
- Mafia Mike's becomes independent of Mafia size
- Using Reward Points to reduce wait time on Limited Time Job
- Achievements introduced
The Bad Edit
- Robbing is taken off line
- Moscow mastery rewards sub-par
- Bangkok delayed
- Capo fight experience is removed
- Loot drops from fights is turned off
- Unable to choose character type upon new game
- The removal of Limited Edition $10000 loot items
- The spending of energy to attain the New Year's Eve corkscrew that has since disappeared.
- Mafia Mike's became regularly owned properties.
The Funny Edit
The Unforgettable Edit
- Whaambulance went missing for 10 hours
- White Screen of Death week
- Excessive spam on news feed from new features
- No gifts from the Gift Safe House for select people.
- Moscow loot drop in New York job "Clip the Irish Mob's Local Enforcer"
- Many Profiles complained of losing Exp/Levels, Boosts and Drop Items they had obtained after the Thanksgiving Week due to a Roll-Back error in the Zynga Server, which caused the profiles to Roll-Back to the levels they were on before the Thanksgiving Week started. This lead to many of the new Mafia Wars Fans to quit MW altogether.