After revealing the gameplay footage at the Xbox Showcase, Starbreeze Studios has unleashed the first-ever Payday 3 dev diary, giving us a fresh look at the upcoming co-op first-person shooter. Payday 3 dev diary details the gameplay improvements, highlights the move to New York from Washington D.C. (Payday 2’s setting), and new heist mechanics.
You can watch the full Payday 3 dev diary here:
Payday 3 will see the return of Payday’s original cast with two additional heisters, this time in New York. In the dev diary, the developers talk about the changes made in terms of heists, including the ability to trade hostages for more time to complete your heists. Additionally, the developers detail the new stage between stealth and combat, called “search,” where the guards are searching for you and are suspicious. Software giants, Dark Web, surveillance, and cryptocurrencies will all be present in Payday 3. Watch the full video above to learn more.
Starbreeze Studios promises that more dev diaries are on the way. Payday 3 releases September 21 on Xbox Series X|S, PS5, and PC. It will be available day one on Xbox Game Pass.