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Operation Medic Bag: Blog Update #8 – Designing the Techie

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Hello Heisters, In this week’s blog post, we’ve flipped the format a bit and will interview our Game Director Miodrag “Mio” Kovačević. We asked Mio several questions regarding the Techie, its design, and implementation. He was kind enough to take time from his busy schedule to provide us with answers. Thus far, we’ve put all blog posts under the Operation Medic Bag umbrella. We have seen some feedback from the community regarding this and how it doesn’t seem fitting. We think it’s important to speak about the game overall, to…
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Operation Medic Bag: Blog Update #7 – Shock Grenade

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Hello, heisters! This is Miodrag “Mio” Kovačević, game director on PAYDAY 3, and today I’d like to talk to you about the shock grenade, our new throwable that’s coming in a future update. The shock grenade, also known by its in-universe name “The Pig Tickler 187”, is a new crowd control tool for your arsenal. When you throw the grenade, it explodes three times before it expires. Any enemy hit by any of the three explosions will become stunned for one second, and after the stun expires, they will become…
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Operation Medic Bag: Blog Update #6 – Interview with PAYDAY 3 Composer Gustavo

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There is a massive variety of disciplines within the gaming industry. Thoughts may go immediately to coders, artists, or designers. Of course, there are many more, from 2D artists and visual effects to marketing and customer service. One of the most fantastic aspects of creating games is how all these disparate professions come together to create something beautiful as one. Today’s blog is about one of those skills rarely mentioned when first thinking about game development but tends to hold a prominent position in the hearts of players: music! We…
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PAYDAY 3: Update 1.1.2 Changelog

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Update Highlights & New Features While more changes are still on their way and being worked on as part of "Operation Medic Bag", we want to adapt and react to the current playstyles, and mix things up and expand your arsenal for the upcoming challenges. New Adaptive Armor This brand new armor has the unique ability of not taking any trauma damage, meaning that unless its chunk depletes completely, it’ll fully restore in 4.5 seconds Read More. Medic Bag Improvement (Adrenaline) All Medic Bags and kits will have the Adrenaline…
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Operation Medic Bag: Blog Update #5 – Update 1.1.2 Preview

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Hello Heisters! In our ongoing efforts to increase patch frequency, we decided to forego this week's blog in favor of giving a preview of patch notes from the next game update. Our goal with that is to get smaller updates out more often so we can work more effectively with your feedback. We’re back in action with Dev Updates as well, so check out the video version of these topics if you prefer video over text! While more changes are still on their way and being worked on as part…
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Operation Medic Bag: Blog Update #4 – Fortitude and Adrenaline

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Hello, heisters! This is Miodrag “Mio” Kovačević, game director on PAYDAY 3, and today I’d like to talk to you about our new Fortitude skill line and the new “Adrenaline” mechanic. We talked about these features in a PAYDAY 3 stream back in January, but as it always goes with game development, there were some changes based on both internal playtesting and limited testing with some of our Payday players. “Adrenaline” was previously mentioned by its internal name “Overheal,” but we’ve changed the name to better reflect some changes we’ve…
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Operation Medic Bag: Blog Update #3 – The Initial Focus

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Let’s talk about the initial focus! We went out with this list when we first announced Operation Medic Bag. We wanted to go into some detail about a few of these topics that have created discussions in and around the PAYDAY world. Today’s blog is about the initial focus, aka the things that didn’t have a description in the original post. The bigger topics, like DLC pricing, UE5, the new matchmaking and challenge system warrant their own blog posts. Some of these are already in the works, while others are…
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Operation Medic Bag: Blog Update #2 – Adaptive Armor Lining

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Hello, heisters! This is Miodrag “Mio” Kovačević, game director on Payday 3, and I’d like to talk to you about the new Adaptive Armor we are introducing to the game and armor in general. The Adaptive Armor has gone both through internal testing and testing with some of our Payday players. We’ve gotten promising feedback and are ready to show you what we’ve been brewing. Armor has been a popular topic among the community, and a fairly polarizing one. What we initially envisioned was a resource that eventually runs out…
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PAYDAY 3: Update 1.1.1 Changelog

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Update Highlights & New Features In addition to about 300 bug fixes and improvements getting implemented, we’re happy to introduce the first of the features coming out of "Operation Medic Bag", our grand game improvement project. Nvidia Image scaling upscaler (NIS), Nvidia DLAA(v3.5), Nvidia DLSS super resolution(v3.5). Some new tech features that let us take advantage of Nvidia's advanced features. DirectX 12 Added DirectX12 as the standard graphics API, inhouse testing shows a significant performance improvement when using DX12. DX11 remains and can be manually chosen with the launch option…
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Operation Medic Bag: Blog Update #1

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The first of many blog posts to come! We have a number of topics to bring up in these posts, we want to go into more detail on a lot of the topics we spoke on in the most recent Reddit AMA. Today we will be talking about the learnings from our AMA as well as the upcoming update. Targeted around end of February / beginning of March, we’ll be touching upon some of the additions and fixes we’ve got lined up for our first update of 2024. AMA Summary…
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