Today, Starbreeze Studios and Overkill Software announced a new game in the Payday franchise, as well as a brand new DLC for Payday 2.
The new game is in fact a mobile game called Payday: Crime War. This title allows you to choose between heisters or cops, which is a first for the Payday franchise. It will be released on both the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. You can find a full description straight from the developer, below.
For the first time ever in the PAYDAY universe, choose either between heisters or cops, and face off with style in this multiplayer PvP experience! Challenge your enemies in iconic locations from the Bank to the Golden Grin Casino. Unlock upgrades and even more powerful gear along your path to improve your load out and gain the winning edge! Grab your friends and abide the law or plan the perfect heist. Who will come out on top?
In addition to the new mobile game, the developer also announced that Payday 2 will be getting a VR mode for PC. Not only will players be able enjoy the entire game in VR, but the mode will also be available completely free of charge.
You can check out the trailer for Payday VR, and screenshots of Payday: Crime War at the bottom of this article.
As of the time of this writing, neither releases have dates, however, a beta for Payday VR will be available this year.
Payday 2 was released on August 13th, 2013. Payday VR will be HTC Vive compatible.