Payday Series News


Payday 2 'Crimefest' adds classic First World Bank; addresses microtransaction safes

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 20, 2015 2:48pm PDT

On the sixth day of Crimefest, Overkill gave to Payday 2 players a new heist in the form of a revamped classic heist. Also, those microtransaction drills are now being thrown into the game as regular drops, in an effort to quell the ongoing outrage from the Payday 2 player b...


Payday 2 Crimefest begins today; goes free-to-play for the next 10 days

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 15, 2015 1:58pm PDT

The 'Road' has been completed. Payday 2's annual Crimefest has begun and now everyone can get in on it.


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How Payday 2 is preparing for this week's Crimefest

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 12, 2015 1:00pm PDT

Payday 2 kicks off its Crimefest event this week. To help prepare for it, Shacknews spoke to Starbreeze Global Brand Director, Almir Listo, about what players can expect, as well as the recent collaboration with the devs behind Chivalry: Medieval Warfare and a future collabo...


Payday 2 begins the 'Road to Crimefest' today

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 28, 2015 12:38pm PDT

It's almost time to celebrate Payday 2's annual Crimefest event and that means it's time to hit the 'Road to Crimefest' with a new event that takes the heisters into some unfamiliar territory.


"this sounds glorious. that team is so great. can't wait to play. "

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Payday 2 and Chivalry: Medieval Warfare each get crossover content this weekend

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 10, 2015 10:58am PDT

Payday 2 is about to get some Chivalry and vice-versa with each game getting new content from the other.


Payday 2: Crimewave Edition schemes for June 16 release

By Daniel Perez, May 07, 2015 10:50am PDT

505 Games and Overkill have revealed Payday 2: Crimewave Edition will be earning its biggest score ever when it releases on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on June 16.


Payday 2: Crimewave Edition releasing on PS4 and Xbox One in June

By Daniel Perez, Feb 26, 2015 7:46am PST

PlayStation 4 and Xbox One owners will finally get in on the mayhem of Payday 2 later this year.


"I totally missed this last generation so I am looking forward to giving it some time now."

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Payday 2 Overkill Pack boards the 'Hype Train' in March

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 05, 2015 12:55pm PST

Payday 2's latest DLC pack is giving users a chance to board the 'Hype Train.' Choo-choo!


Alienware Alpha receiving PAYDAY 2 for free

By Daniel Perez, Nov 19, 2014 8:00am PST

A free copy of Overkill Software's PAYDAY 2 will be available with each Alienware Alpha sold. Not a bad deal if you ask us.


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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.


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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!


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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!


Shack Snack: October 14, 2014

By Daniel Perez, Oct 14, 2014 5:00pm PDT

What's the behind your ear? Oh - it looks like it's the latest episode of Shack Snack. How'd that get there?


"that chick chasing him in The Evil Within portion is horrifying. I love it."

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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.