PAYDAY 2 HAS LAUNCHED IN NORTH AMERICA

 

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. – August 13, 2013 – 505 Games, a global publisher of video games, and Overkill, a Starbreeze company, today announced the launch of the eagerly awaited heist-based , co-op shooter PAYDAY 2 . The game is available on Windows® PC via Steam by Valve ® Corporation and PlayStation®3 Network. The boxed versions on the Xbox 360® games and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system have shipped to North American retail outlets and will be in full distribution within a week.

The award-winning PAYDAY 2 casts gamers as a member of the infamous Payday crew as they work their way through the biggest, most elaborate heists of their careers using the all new Crime.net system, overseen by the mysterious Bain.

Designed from the ground up to be the ultimate four player, co-operative experience, PAYDAY 2 features four new skill trees – the charismatic Mastermind, the heavy Enforcer, the gadget-crazy Technician and the super stealthy Ghost – which, alongside a versatile weapon modification system and all new mask creator, gives players the chance to live out their fantasy of being a career criminal.

PAYDAY 2 is priced at $29.99 on Steam and $39.99 on PlayStation Network, for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Also available on Steam is the “Career Criminal Edition” priced at $49.99 and at retail there is a “Collector’s Edition” priced at $59.99. A Games on Demand version will also become available shortly on the Xbox Live® online entertainment network from Microsoft for Xbox 360.

The game has been rated “M” for Mature by the ESRB. Follow PAYDAY 2 on www.facebook.com/paydaytheheist and twitter.com/ paydaygame or log on to http://www.overkillsoftware.com/

“PlayStation” is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

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About 505 Games

505 Games is a global video game publisher focused on offering a broad selection of titles for players of all ages and levels.  The company publishes games on leading console and handheld platforms as well as for mobile devices and social networks. Product highlights include Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons, PAYDAY 2, Sniper Elite V2, Terraria and Naughty Bear as well as the upcoming TAKEDOWN: Red Sabre, How to Survive and Rekoil.

505 Games has offices in Los Angeles, Milton Keynes, UK, Lyon, Munich, Milan and Madrid and a network of distribution partners within the Nordic territories and Australia.  For more information on 505 Games and its products please visit www.505games.com.

“PlayStation” is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

For Media Inquiries Please Contact:

Lisa Fields

Public Relations Director, North America

505 Games

lfields@505games.com

(818) 540-301

 


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