Lionsgate and Thunder Road Pictures have collaborated with Starbreeze Studios and 505 Games on bringing exclusive downloadable John Wick content to Payday 2 game worldwide. The DLC is available for free and can be downloaded now when you load up Payday 2 on Steam, two days ahead of the release of John Wick in theaters.
The the content is produced by Overkill Software and adds new playable character in John Wick. A new perk system has also been added, called Hitman, that includes skills like being able to akimbo weapons. There is also a new pistol and knife for weapons and three sets of glasses that can be customized for your characters.
“We continue working with great partners, this time with Lionsgate and their movie John Wick,” said Starbreeze CEO Bo Andersson Klint in an official statement. “We’ve finally got a real hitman on our team. Being able to play as John Wick in Payday 2 ahead of the movie’s release is a great reward for our loyal Payday 2 community, which reached the final milestone of 1.5 million members in our Payday 2 Steam group before our 12-day Crimefest event.”
As an additional bonus as part of this partnership, any moviegoers who purchase tickets to John Wick on Fandango will receive a free game code for Payday 2 on Steam. Those looking to see a movie this weekend can get the excellent co-op game at the same time, a great deal for those who are both action movie and video game fans.