Payday 2 no longer a digital-exclusive

OverKill Software's heist-themed action game coming to retail worldwide this August for Xbox 360 and PS3; PC version will be available on Steam.


Payday 2 will launch this August globally at retail for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, developer Overkill Software announced today. Previously, the game was confirmed for a digital-only release on Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, and PC.

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"We have a bit of a problem here at Overkill--there are just too many great ideas and none that we were really happy to throw out--so Payday 2 has become just too big to reserve release on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network alone," game director David Goldfarb said in a statement.

The PC version of Payday 2 will remain a digital-exclusive and will be available through Steam.

Payday 2 includes a number of features not found in 2011's original Payday: The Heist, including a skill and progression system. In addition, the game features four different professions, each with its own unique abilities.

For more, check out GameSpot's Now Playing video feature below with Goldfarb.

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