Number of Players
1 (Single Player) (4 Player Online)
Release Date

PlayStation 5

  • US 21st Sep 2023, $39.99
  • EU 21st Sep 2023, £34.99
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Controller Support
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  • Review PAYDAY 3 (PS5) - An Outdated Co-Op Heisting Experience

    Clowning around

    Payday 3 is the third entry in the always online, one-to-four-player, cooperative heist FPS series from Starbreeze Studios. Returning from retirement, the Payday crew have not only moved to terrorise a new city, from Washington DC to New York, but also moved game engine from Payday 2’s Diesel into the more robust Unreal Engine 4...

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  • News PS5 Co-Op Shooter PAYDAY 3 Is Getting an Oft-Requested Offline Mode, But There Are Caveats

    You'll still need an Internet connection, for example

    After community backlash and a slower than expected start, Swedish studio Starbreeze says PAYDAY 3 is finally getting its oft-requested "offline mode", although there are clear caveats to consider, like the fact that the game will still require an Internet connection to function properly —...

  • News Six Weeks Later, PAYDAY 3 Gets Its First Patch

    And it's a fairly substantial one

    Some six weeks after its chaotic launch, cooperative heist game PAYDAY 3 has gotten its first patch. It weighs in around 2GB and includes more than 200 fixes, tweaks, quality-of-life improvements, and quashed bugs. Whether it will be enough to stem the game's bleeding player count remains to be seen, but it's...

  • News PAYDAY 3 Developer Explains Why First PS5 Patch is Still MIA

    The perfect crime

    PAYDAY 3 has had a rough launch, and communication with the community (or lack thereof) has only exacerbated matters further. And while it seems like some players are at least playing the game, Starbreeze's situation is undesirable, and its first patch is still nowhere to be found more than a month later. In a quick update posted...

  • News PAYDAY 3 Servers Settle as Starbreeze Unveils Content Roadmap

    New beginnings

    After a chaotic launch experience, it seems the digital seas have begun to settle for developer Starbreeze. PAYDAY 3's rocky start has the studio investigating an offline mode, but for now, at least, the heists must go on. In a statement on its website, Starbreeze states that the "scheduled maintenance carried out last week has fixed...

  • News PAYDAY 3's Launch Has Been So Rough That an Offline Mode Is Being Considered

    Online requirement might go away

    Heist shooter threequel, PAYDAY 3, has had a very rocky launch. Developer Starbreeze has been putting out fires since launch day, as matchmaking issues and other server-related problems have stopped an eager player base from, well, playing. The game's always-online requirement means it's even affecting those looking...

  • News PAYDAY 3's Chaotic Launch Experience Prompts CEO Apology

    Caught in the act

    Multiplayer heist sim PAYDAY 3's launch has been anything but smooth, with massive numbers of players unable to access the game. Plagued by server and matchmaking issues, the always online nature of the title is exacerbating the situation still further. Problems began for PS5 players when the title's "early access" period started...

  • News PAYDAY 3 Skips Out on PS5 Closed Beta

    Begins on Xbox and Steam in August

    PAYDAY 3 is slated to score its biggest haul yet, with the high-stakes cooperative heist game coming to PS5 on 24th September. PlayStation players hoping to get in a job or two during the upcoming closed beta session (2nd-7th August) will have to look elsewhere, however, as publisher Deep Silver and developer...

  • News PAYDAY 3 Makes Stealth an Art in Exciting PS5 Trailer


    A heist is easiest when you get in and out without alerting anyone’s attention, and this assault on a Brooklyn art gallery shows PAYDAY 3’s best laid plans being executed flawlessly. The trailer introduces a couple of gadgets and gizmos you’ll be able to utilise to get in and out without being detected, and segues between real...

  • News PS5 Heist Shooter PAYDAY 3 Will Seemingly Require an Internet Connection At All Times

    In cuffs

    Always-online connections in games are becoming increasingly common, but rarely do they go down well with fans. We’ve seen enormous backlashes to the likes of Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, and despite its co-op focus, it looks like PAYDAY 3 may be next in line. Confirmed during a livestream with the game’s community manager...

  • News PAYDAY 3 Scores a 24th September Release Date on PS5

    Potentially cancelled on PS4

    PAYDAY 3 will score its biggest haul yet from 24th September, as Starbreeze Studios has slapped a release date on the title at long last. The co-op shooter sequel has been a long time coming, but it’ll only cost $39.99 when it finally does arrive. It should be noted there’s no mention of PS4 for PAYDAY 3, so we’re...

About The Game

PAYDAY 3 is the much anticipated sequel to one of the most popular co-op shooters ever. Since its release, PAYDAY-players have been reveling in the thrill of a perfectly planned and executed heist. That’s what makes PAYDAY a high-octane, co-op FPS experience without equal.

Step out of retirement back into the life of crime in the shoes of the Payday Gang, the envy of their peers and the nightmare of law-enforcement wherever they go. Several years after the crew’s reign of terror over Washington DC has ended, they assemble once again to deal with the threat that roused them out of early retirement.