22 Apr 2021 4:34 PM +00:00

Payday 3 Launching 2023, Koch Media To Publish

Payday 3 will launch on PC and consoles in 2023, developer Starbreeze has announced.


The shooter sequel's console versions haven't been confirmed, but it's likely the developer is referring to PS5 and Xbox Series consoles.

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Payday 3 Launching 2023, Koch Media To Publish

In a move that's unlikely to surprise longtime Payday fans, Starbreeze has also confirmed that the game will receive additional content post-launch.

While Starbreeze had been working on Payday 3 for some time, it had allegedly been struggling to find a publisher for the game, which began development in 2016.

A deal has been struck between Starbreeze and Koch Media to allow co-publishing but with the developer maintaining the ownership of the popular Payday IP.

“We are excited to announce this exclusive long-term Payday 3 co-publishing deal with Koch Media who shares our passion for the franchise and the “Games as a service” model,” Starbreeze's acting CEO Tobias Sjogren explained.

“In addition to securing the continued development, this deal secures global publishing of Payday 3 as well as the marketing efforts through the entire game life cycle. We now have a strong foundation for a successful launch.”

Check out everything we know about the shooter here.

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