Overkill Software News


Payday 2's second annual xmas heist involves drunken pilots and cocaine

By Daniel Perez, Dec 02, 2014 9:00am PST

Overkill Software is celebrating the holidays by announcing its second annual xmas heist for Payday 2, which involves drunken pilots, forests, and over a million dollars in cocaine.


"Yea I pulled the video up on my phone to watch it. It's amazing."

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Payday 2 ushers in Halloween on October 30

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 28, 2014 11:00am PDT

Payday 2 celebrates Halloween for the second time with 'The Headless Titandozer from Hell,' set to release this Thursday.


"Yiiiiiiiiiiiiiisssssssssssssssssssssss. So much content, Overkill is killing it (no pun ..."

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PSA: Payday 2 CrimeFest update goes live today

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 27, 2014 10:00am PDT

After roughly a week of teases, it's time to #FreeHoxton!


"These updates have been releasing one a day (for the past 12 days), John Wick came sometime last ..."

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Payday 2 getting John Wick tie-in content tomorrow

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 21, 2014 10:10am PDT

On the path towards a #FREEHOXTON, Overkill Software is recruiting some special help.


"This. It probably would have been a paid for DLC rather than free one. Or maybe no "Buy ..."

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PSA: Payday: The Heist free on Steam for 24 hours only

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 16, 2014 10:20am PDT

If you want a free copy of Payday: The Heist, jump on Steam! Now!


Payday: The Heist will be free on Steam on Oct. 16

By Daniel Perez, Oct 14, 2014 8:00am PDT

Overkill Software has announced it will be giving away Payday: The Heist on October 16 as a way to celebrate the franchise's third anniversary.


Payday 2's Hotline Miami DLC coming this Tuesday

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 28, 2014 10:55am PDT

The collaboration between Overkill and Dennaton will begin in two short days.


"I love Hotline Miami so much, I'm tempted to get this just for the DLC."

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Payday 2 issuing open beta for money/XP changes

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2014 2:15pm PDT

Overkill Software is working to address one of Payday 2's most common criticisms.


Walking Dead co-op game coming from Payday devs

By Steve Watts, Aug 13, 2014 9:15am PDT

The Walking Dead is getting another video game adaptation, this time a co-op experience from the studio behind Payday.


Chatty Q&A: Payday 2 devs discuss DLC, upcoming features, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 09, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Payday 2 has been rolling strong since its release nearly a year ago. We talk to Overkill Software about the new Big Bank Heist DLC, as well as the console versions. Then we get to the main event, as we toss the devs Chatty's best questions about AI/balance issues, upcoming ...


"Disappointed that my Lean/Cover question was discarded. Especially with the " it turns into a ..."

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Payday 2 Big Bank DLC offers biggest heist yet

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 19, 2014 4:00pm PDT

Payday 2 released its Big Bank DLC earlier this week, adding the game's biggest heist to date.


"have one guy in your regular gaming circle be the designated purchaser and go for it, it is NOT ..."

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Payday 2 unleashes stealth-only Shadow Raid update

By Ozzie Mejia, May 30, 2014 2:00pm PDT

There's nothing worse than when a Payday 2 heist goes south, because that usually means it's time to improvise. And bad things normally happen when teams have to improvise. The latest Payday 2 DLC isn't going to allow for any of that wiggle room.


Payday 2 has a 'Death Wish' on PC

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 27, 2014 12:00pm PST

Do you have a Death Wish? Payday 2 on PC will later today, introducing a new difficulty mode, two new enemy types, and a whole lot of new achievements.


"YES its free, YES they fixed the XP so you dont need to grind rats proverkill now, YES they ..."

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Payday 2 DLC plan extended to 20 months

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 27, 2014 9:00am PST

"The new improved contract, worth six million US dollars, gives us the security to, for the next 20 months, focus on developing and refining Payday 2 so that it becomes the best co-operative gaming experience available on the market."


"I'm really hoping that is the next focus now that the new difficulty level is out. They just ..."

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Payday 2 steals prestige by adding 'Infamy'

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 22, 2014 9:00pm PST

If you think you've master the art of the heist in Payday 2, maybe it's time for you to get infamous with a few new update for PC.


"resetting once gives you a 0.5% increase on loot chances (up to a total of 1.0%) and -25% on the ..."

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