Payday 2 Free on Steam, Big Franchise Sale Now Through End of March

Play the heist game absolutely free through March 31, while everything Payday-related is marked down 75 percent.

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Overkill Software is celebrating Payday 2's SteamOS launch with a big sale and more on the heist-themed franchise. First, now through the end of the month, Payday 2 is entirely free to play.

Additionally, everything Payday-related on Steam, including the first game, the sequel, and DLC, is marked down by a healthy 75 percent. Payday 1 is going for $3.74, while Payday 2 can be had for $5. The Payday 2: GOTY Edition, which comes with the game and loads of DLC, is available for $12.50.

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As for Payday 2's SteamOS release, everyone who already bought the game gets a free copy of the SteamOS edition. The game is also free if you bought the Alienware Steam Machine.

The SteamOS version of Payday 2 features Steam Cloud functionality, too, which allows players to keep their files in the cloud and sync them across different operating systems.

Full details on the Payday Steam announcements can be seen in this blog post. The free play period and game sales are good through March 31.

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