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Payday 2: Crimewave Edition heading to PS4 and Xbox One in June

An upgraded edition of Payday 2 is heading to Playstation 4 and Xbox One this June, publisher 505 Games has announced. Previously dubbed Payday 2: Crimewave Edition, the new-gen release boasts 1080p resolution and improvements to frame rate. The release also includes what developer Overkill describes as a year’s worth …

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Payday 2 coming to PS4 and Xbox One

Another current-gen game is being re-released for Sony and Microsoft’s new consoles. This time around it is heist title Payday 2. Overkill Software and 505 Games announced that the crime title is headed to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Dubbed the Crimewave Edition, the new release comes with a slew …

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Payday 2 getting two more years of content as Brothers finally hits profit

Starbreeze has revealed the extent of its remarkable turnaround. Joystiq reports that the studio’s CEO Bo Andersson-Klint has revealed that between 1998 and 2013 the developer incurred a loss of KR 94m ($14.43m). In its last two quarters it has, thanks to the introduction of a new business model and …

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80% of Payday 2’s 1.58m sales were digital

The increasing importance of tracking digital sales has been highlighted once again by multiplayer heist shooter Payday 2. Its developer Starbreeze told investors last night, via a note translated by Eurogamer, that its game has to date sold a total of 1.58m copies. Perhaps more interestingly, however, it added that …

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The survival of 505 Games

I don’t think I’ve mentioned Cooking Mama once.” 45 minutes into our interview with Tim Woodley, head of global brand for 505 Games, and indeed he had not mentioned the franchise on which the publisher had made its name. It’s been two years of almost constant change for 505. It …

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Payday 2 knocks Minecraft from No.1

The team at 505 Games will be celebrating this week as its tactical shooter Payday 2 has topped the charts. 505 Games – best known for Cooking Mama, Sniper Elite and the Zumba series – has released a couple of promising little titles recently. It’s also the publisher of Starbreeze’s …

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Milestone and 505 reach Indian distribution deal

Publisher 505 Games has tied up with Milestone Interactive to release its forthcoming games in India. The first game to release through this partnership is Payday 2, the co-op FPS from Overkill Software (a subsidiary of The Chronicles of Riddick and The Darkness developer Starbreeze). Its predecessor, Payday: The Heist, …

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Payday 2 is ‘too big for digital’

The Payday series has outgrown the digital market place, says UK publisher 505 Games. The original Payday: The Heist was a Steam and PSN hit, selling 1.6m copies. And 505 has picked up the rights to bring its hotly-anticipated sequel to the High Street. The shooter will be released for …

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Payday 2 achieves profitability a week ahead of launch

Developer Starbreeze Studios has announced that Payday 2, which isn’t even released until next week, has already hit profit. Payday 2 hits PC next Tuesday (August 13th) and PS3 and Xbox 30 the following Friday. A translation from GameChup from Starbreeze CEO Bo Andersson-Klint says that the game’s pre-orders have …

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505 signs two-game Starbreeze Studios deal

Chronicles of Riddick and Syndicate developer Starbreeze Studios has signed a two-game publishing deal with 505 Games. Previously announced titles Payday 2 and P13 (working title) will both release in 2013 under the agreement. The former title is a sequel to Sony Online Entertainment’s Payday: The Heist. The latter is …

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