Payday 3: In spite of the past two down years for the company,It developers Starbreeze recently came out with the announcement that Payday 3 is still under development. The official Payday 2’s Twitter handle released a post confirming that Payday 3 is currently in its designing phase. They are developing it using the Unreal Engine.
It is a heist-themed shooter series. Starbreeze Studios also reveals that it expects to release its next full Payday game by the year- 2023. However, it may come sooner than that, according to an official release from the Swedish developer, which moves around a 2022-2023 release window for Payday 3.
With the ongoing reformation at the studio, Starbreeze outlined its estimated cash income for the next four years. Starbreeze said it expects to finalize a publishing agreement for Payday 3 at the beginning of 2020 and secure its finances and budget to develop the game. Starbreeze said it would have the same arrangement for the continued development of Payday: Crime War, the mobile version of the series.
The previous game in the series was primarily released in 2013 on PlayStation 3, Windows PC, and Xbox 360. Since then, the game has been ported to Linux, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Also, the most recent version was for Nintendo Switch which arrived in February 2018.
In December 2018, Starbreeze Studios filed for restructuring during a financial downturn for the company.
There are chances that 2020 might be Starbreeze’s lucky year. The company plans to release its developing plans soon. The possibility of Payday 3 on the horizon may re-establish just enough interest that the company can come back along with a miraculous recovery.
Seeing their new teaser, it’s clear that they now hope to release the game even sooner. The shown image’s computer screen in the teaser is undoubtedly desktop Twitter’s webpage. However, it’s not an especially promising teaser for a game that many players are still struggling to wait for the game to see the light of day.