PAYDAY 3: Release date, trailers & gameplay

PAYDAY 3: Release date, trailers & gameplay
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Written by 

Tarran Stockton


26th Jun 2023 16:26


PAYDAY is back, and after nearly ten years without a new game, we finally have PAYDAY 3 arriving. The good news? We can play it soon. 

PAYDAY 3, like those that have come before in the series, is a four-person co-op shooter that will require players to perform heists to earn even better rewards. It has always been a great game to play with friends, and a new game in the series is very welcome.

So, keep reading to learn everything you need to know about the PAYDAY 3 release date, 

PAYDAY 3 release date 

Payday 3 Combat screenshot
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PAYDAY 3 is set to come ten years after the second game was released, with it given a release date of September 21. Originally, we only knew a release year for the game, but this was recently made more exact at the Xbox Showcase 2023.

PAYDAY 3 trailers

The first teaser trailer for PAYDAY 3 arrived on May 8, 2023, and doesn't give a lot away. Still, it does confirm a gameplay reveal is coming in Summer 2023.

Then came the Xbox Showcase gameplay trailer, which can be seen above. This saw our first look at combat for our mask-wearing heisters.

PAYDAY 3 gameplay 

Gameplay shot from PAYDAY 3 of four heisters shooting
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As we begin to approach the release of the game, more and more information has been released about what we will be getting up to this September. PAYDAY 3 is not a reinvention of what we have seen before, once again focusing on four players trying to execute a heist as part of a team.

Every heist will act as its own unique puzzle that you and your buddies will have to solve, and at launch, these will all be set in New York City. You can read even more about what to expect from PAYDAY 3 in our hands-on preview, where we also got to talk to the Brand Director about the game.

What platforms will PAYDAY 3 be on? 

Lone mask in PAYDAY 3
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PAYDAY 3 is confirmed to be released for the PlayStation, Xbox, and PC. At this time, it does not look like the game will be coming to the previous generation of consoles or Nintendo Switch. So, for a full list of platforms, you can expect it on: 

  • PC
  • PlayStation 5
  • Xbox Series X|S

That's all we know about Payday 3 so far, but we'll be sure to update this page as we get closer to release. For all your PAYDAY 3 questions, be sure to read GGRecon.

Tarran Stockton
About the author
Tarran Stockton
Tarran is a Senior Guides Writer at GGRecon. He previously wrote reviews for his college newspaper before studying Media and Communication at university. His favourite genres include role-playing games, strategy games, and boomer shooters - along with anything indie. You can also find him in the pit at local hardcore shows.
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