Hello and welcome to the PAYDAY 3 Steam Community Hub!
My name is Elisabeth, and I am the Community Manager here at Starbreeze. I’ve been around for several of our games now, including PAYDAY 2 and PAYDAY: Crime War, and I’m pleased to now be able to start chatting to you all about PAYDAY 3 as well!
If you’ve been around, you may recognise me from the developer updates I create with Almir over on our YouTube channel, or if you’ve been around from even before that you may remember seeing me on our developer streams too. And if you’re entirely new here, I am very pleased to meet you for the first time :)
The year of PAYDAY 3 is finally upon us, and we’re stoked to see you’re all excited for the game to release. We see that you have a lot of questions about it as well, which is why we’ve compiled several of the most frequently asked questions here. Thanks for joining us, and remember to wishlist PAYDAY 3 on Steam!
Q: What is the release date for PAYDAY 3?
A: 2023 is all we have communicated so far. We will be announcing the exact date at a later time.
Q: What engine is the game developed in?
A: The Unreal Engine!
Q: Which characters will be in PAYDAY 3?
A: We have confirmed the return of the original gang, Dallas, Chains, Hoxton and Wolf.
Q: Where will the game take place?
A: PAYDAY 3 will take place in New York.
Q: Will the game be available on consoles too?
A: Yes, PAYDAY 3 will be available on PlayStation and Xbox. Now that we’re developing the game in the Unreal Engine we can ensure that the PC and console versions are the same game and not separate games.
Q: How much will the game cost at release?
A: We have not confirmed this yet, more info will come later.
Q: Will PAYDAY 3 have [insert character/feature/location/etc]?
A: If your question is not answered by any of the above answers, then we have not confirmed this yet. We will reveal a lot more information towards the release, so stay tuned!
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