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Payday 2 devs says microstransactions are ‘working as we intended’

Overkill has at last responded to fans who continue to be outraged by the game’s recent addition of microtransactions. The shooter’s recent Black Market update added weapon-boosting perks to the game which can be obtained via a cash-purchase. Fans were especially agitated as the developer explicitly stated in may 2013 …

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Payday 2 update adds microtransactions, and fans are delighted

That’s actually a lie – fans are right cheesed off. We’ve made it clear that Payday 2 will have no microtransactions whatsoever (shame on you if you thought otherwise!)” That was developer Overkill in May 2013, responding to rumours of in-game payments being added to the game. Fast forward to …

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Starbreeze says Payday 2 Xbox One fix may not arrive until the end of the year

Overkill, the Starbreeze studio dedicated to the Payday series, has promised to fix the online problems troubling the Xbox One version of the game. Many players are even now still struggling to get into online games, some three months on from the game’s release. The issues will be resolved, Overkill …

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Starbreeze is making a virtual reality John Wick FPS

Lionsgate has announced a partnership with developer Starbreeze for a virtual reality first person shooter based on 2014 action movie John Wick. Starbreeze is to act as publisher for the title, which is in development for ‘multiple’ VR platforms. A ‘teaser’ version will be ready for the launch of Valve’s …

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Starbreeze is making its own virtual reality headset

Oculus Rift, Project Morpheus, Steam Vive – VR is a crowded market, but yet another new headset contender was revealed last night. Payday developer Starbreeze has announced Project StarVR which it describes as the IMAX of VR gaming” due to its increased field of view – 210 degrees of horizontal …

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Starbreeze launches its own publishing business

Swedish company Starbreeze has launched a new publishing business for digital games. The firm, responsible for titles such as Payday 2 and Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, will assist developers with distribution, marketing and publishing. In a statement it said projects will be selected and managed carefully and game …

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