Koch Media has signed a publishing deal with Starbreeze for PAYDAY 3. As the press release reads, the game now targets a 2023 release date. Furthermore, Starbreeze will offer additional content and functionalities for long beyond the original release date.
Tobias Sjögren, Acting CEO of Starbreeze, said:
“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. 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.”
Klemens Kundratitz, CEO, Koch Media Group, 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. The game will delight PAYDAY fans as well as new audiences alike with innovative multiplayer gameplay”.
From what we know so far, PAYDAY 3 will be using Unreal Engine.
Stay tuned for more!