Payday 2 new DLC will be released tomorrow

Overkill announced that they will release a new DLC for “Payday 2”. The new content will be available through Steam, starting September 4, for $4.99. The Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 version was not announced yet, but it will likely be released at a later time.

The new Payday 2 DLC is called “Gage Assault Pack”. It’s contents are only briefly shown on the presentation page, with the developer announcing that they will reveal more in the coming days. As you might have already guessed, this is only a content pack, bringing you new weapons and other items, but not new missions. The contents of the Payday 2 DLC include 4 weapons, 28 mods, 4 melee weapons, 4 masks, 4 materials, 4 patterns and 10 achievements. More details on these items will be released during the next couple of days.

Payday 2 is a first person tactical shooter developed by Overkill Software and published by 505 games. The game was originally released on the 13th of August 2013 on PC, Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. Since it’s release, Payday 2 got 14 DLC’s released, each containing either new heists or new weapons. Overkill announced that Payday 2 will be released on the next gen consoles soon. The release is code-named “Crimewave Edition” and is due to come out soon. No exact release date was given by the developer.

The developer, Overkill Software, a subsidiary of Starbreeze Entertainment, became known through the Payday series. In 2011, they released the first game, “Payday: The Heist”, which was very well received and praised by most critics. In 2013, a sequel, “Payday 2” followed, and in 2014 the same game will get ported to next gen consoles. The company is also preparing their own take on “The Walking Dead”, planning to make the first FPS co-op game in the zombie apocalypse universe. The game is slated for a 2016 release. Overkill is also working on a game called “Storm”, of which little details are known so far.