trending / - - - - - - - - -

trending / playstation 4 - ni no kuni - halo - wii u - bungie interview - ces top picks - radeon hd 7850 - woods pga tour

Payday 2 to Release This Summer

/ Mar 13th, 2013 No Comments

Payday 2
Payday 2

Payday 2

Payday 2 is set to release this summer for Xbox 360 via Xbox Live, PlayStation 3 through the PlayStation Network and PC, developer Overkill announced.

The sequel to the 2011 downloadable game Payday: The Heist will be available for Xbox 360. The first game was released on PS3 and PC but was not available on Xbox 360. Overkill has since been taken over by Swedish studio Starbreeze, allowing for a release on the Microsoft console.

Like the original, the 505 Games published Payday 2 will be a first-person shooter that encourages co-op play between four players. However, the sequel will be packed with new features to deliver a more polished gaming experience.

In Payday 2, players will be able to choose a profession for their character. The Mastermind, the Enforcer, the Ghost and the Technician each feature a skill tree that will allow players to create the ultimate thief. As gamers accomplish heists, new masks, weapon customizations and more can be unlocked. The game features a ton of player and weapon customization options.

While Payday: The Heist featured seven different heists, Payday 2 will have a contract database called CRIMENET. The crime database will serve as a way for players to choose from available jobs offered by different contractors. As players progress, new contracts with new jobs will become available to play.

Jobs in Payday 2 can take place across several stages and change with the equipment purchased by the player. Levels include dynamic content, meaning they will have random layouts and events. This ensures players who keep coming back for more will never get the same experience twice.

Overkill hopes to deliver a much more polished experience with Payday 2 when it releases this summer.

Ryan Bloom

Ryan Bloom

Chief Editor at Gaming Illustrated
Ryan Bloom is a writer and avid gamer from Orange County. He received a B.A. in Communications with a minor in American Studies from California State University, Fullerton in 2010. Follow him on Twitter @BloomsTweets.
Ryan Bloom
Ryan Bloom

Latest posts by Ryan Bloom (see all)

tags: , , , ,

Related Posts

The Last of Us Remastered

New Releases: Week of 7/27

Jul 27th, 2014No Comments

The Last of Us Remastered

The Last of Us Remastered Photo Mode Detailed

Jul 26th, 2014No Comments

Sonic Boom

Sonic Boom Release Dates Announced

Jul 25th, 2014No Comments

Nathan_Drake_Uncharted_2

Uncharted Movie Gets a Release Date

Jul 24th, 2014No Comments

Top Articles

The Art of Power Tower Review Jul 28th, 2014 at 10:00

Bound By Flame (PS4) Review Jul 28th, 2014 at 9:00

New Releases: Week of 7/27 Jul 27th, 2014 at 12:00

The Last of Us Remastered Photo Mode Detailed Jul 26th, 2014 at 11:00

The Golf Club Executive Producer Talks Social Gaming Jul 25th, 2014 at 9:00

Sonic Boom Release Dates Announced Jul 25th, 2014 at 8:00

Abyss Odyssey (PC) Review Jul 24th, 2014 at 10:00

Tales From The Borderlands Preview Jul 24th, 2014 at 9:00

Uncharted Movie Gets a Release Date Jul 24th, 2014 at 7:00

Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth Release Date Announced Jul 23rd, 2014 at 11:00

Tales From The Borderlands Preview Jul 24th, 2014 at 9:00

The Golf Club E3 Impressions Jul 8th, 2014 at 9:00

Fenix Rage (Xbox One) E3 Impressions Jun 30th, 2014 at 10:00

Lords of the Fallen (PS4) E3 Impressions Jun 26th, 2014 at 8:00

Titan Souls E3 2014 Impressions Jun 23rd, 2014 at 9:00

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (PS4) E3 Impressions Jun 20th, 2014 at 10:00

Pillars of Eternity E3 Preview Jun 19th, 2014 at 10:00

Hyrule Warriors E3 2014 Impressions Jun 18th, 2014 at 8:00

Destiny Alpha Hands-On Impressions Jun 16th, 2014 at 8:11

Skylanders Trap Team E3 Preview Jun 10th, 2014 at 12:00