PAYDAY 3 will launch for consoles and PC in 2023 under a co-publishing greement with Koch Media, developer Starbreeze Studios announced. Additional content and functionalities will continue to be added “for long beyond” the original release date.
“We are excited to announce this exclusive long-term PAYDAY 3 co-publishing deal with Koch Media who shares our passion for the PAYDAY franchise and the ‘games as a service’ model,” Starbreeze Studios acting CEO Tobias Sjogren said in a press release. “In addition to securing the continued development, this deal secures global publishing of PAYDAY 3 as well as the marketing efforts through the entire game life cycle. We now have a strong foundation for a successful launch of PAYDAY 3.”
Koch Media CEO Klemens Kundratitz added, “We are delighted to welcome Starbreeze as a new partner for our global publishing business. PAYDAY 3 is shaping up to be an incredible game. Based on what we’ve seen already, PAYDAY 3 is going to take the franchise to new heights and will delight PAYDAY fans as well as new audiences alike with innovative multiplayer gameplay.”