By | 19 September 2023
Supporting image for PAYDAY 3 Press release


Players can get the ultimate heisting experience three days ahead of the Global Launch

Stockholm, Sweden – 18th September, 2023 – After much anticipation and excitement, Starbreeze and Deep Silver announce that PAYDAY 3, the ultimate co-op heist shooter fantasy, is launching into a Play Early phase later today and ahead of the official Launch on September 21st.

PAYDAY 3 players can grab their masks, assemble their crew, and start their criminal careers today. With a heart-pounding cooperative multiplayer gameplay experience, the game is ready to keep everybody on the edge of their seats.
Play Early Phase

Play Early Phase allows players to play the full game ahead of launch. The main way to get the thrilling heisting experience three days early is to pre-order the Silver or the Gold Edition available on Steam, Epic Games Store, Xbox Series S|X and PlayStation 5.
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In addition, owners of the PC and Xbox Series S|X Game Pass subscription can purchase an upgrade to gain entry to the Play Early phase and unlock the full Gold Edition content as well. This includes the 1 Year Season Pass that adds 4 Heists, Tailor Packs and Weapon Packs.
PAYDAY 3 features 8 strong heists and includes six playable characters at launch, the original gang of clown-masked criminals (Dallas, Hoxton, Wolf and Chains) plus two female characters (Pearl and Joy), who were recently announced.  
The four most well-known clown-masked criminals in recent video game history return from retirement on September 21st in PAYDAY 3 on PC via PC Game Pass, on Steam and Epic Games Store, as well as Xbox Series S|X Game Pass, PlayStation 5 and GeForce NOW.


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