OVERKILL Software today announced their latest update for the co-op FPS, PAYDAY: The Heist. The new update includes new Presidential masks, a new difficulty with new weapons & achievements for players level 145+, the option to drop into active games, new weapon animations, AI improvements and more. There's even a tribute to the top 200 PC criminal players via DJ shoutouts in-game.
Check out the official press release after the break for more. PAYDAY: The Heist is available on PC and PlayStation 3 console.
CRIMINAL DEMANDS ARE MET IN LATEST GAME UPDATE FOR PAYDAY THE HEIST
SAN DIEGO -- April 6, 2012 -- Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) and OVERKILL Software today announced the latest game update for the high-intensity, co-op, first-person shooter PAYDAY The Heist. With a slew of new events, achievements, disguise masks and an all-new community-centric music track, this game update offers some serious ransom to hardened criminals looking for the ultimate PAYDAY.
Available today via digital download on the PlayStation®Network and PC systems, the new game update further intensifies this online co-op shooterssix dynamic heists, forcing players to rely on quick thinking and teamwork to thwart well-trained law enforcement and successfully execute new objectives and achievements. Enhanced AI capabilities, such as aggressiveness, agility and intelligence, have also been implemented.
Key features of this game update include:
- Masks of Disguise: Feeling stately?Presidential masks are now available to those players that have reached level 145. Players can grab a Golden mask when all heists are completed on OVERKILL 145+. BEEEF masks have also been added to the game, and can be picked up in the lobby.
- OVERKILL 145+: Players that have reached level 145 can now play on a new difficulty called OVERKILL 145+, which opens up the possibility for new events and achievements. It also unlocks new weapons, such as the crowbar to open doors, as well as leaderboards.
- DROP-IN: With the added in-game drop-in ability, players can set the server to allow for others to join the game mid-heist. Players can also filter players by setting server reputation and difficulty requirements.
- SWAT Tactics: The SWAT captain has trained a slew of new recruits, resulting in challenging new tactics and counter measures for players to face on each of the heists.
- Sweet Moves: Players can check out new weapon animations for the Shotgun. Law enforcers now move more tactically than ever before. Even civilians have new dance animations in the DIAMOND HEIST.
- Portrait Window Additions: Players can now see the name of the character they are currently playing in the portrait window while in game.
- Compare Worldwide: PC Players can now view statistics on how many players in the world have completed the different heists on all difficulties through the SELECT HEIST menu.
- Expanding Field of View (FoV): PC Players can now choose what FoV they want to use ranging from 60 to 100 through the advanced graphics menu.
- DIAMOND HEIST Music: For PC players, as a token of appreciation to the community, 200 of the most dedicated career criminals nicknames have been immortalized in-game. The DJ has added a new music track, doing shout-outs to 200 players in the community.
This game update is available for download at no additional cost on STEAM and on the PlayStation®Network.
For more information please visit: www.payday-theheist.com.
PAYDAY The Heist is rated M for Mature, and is now available in North America and Europe for $19.99 USD via digital download on the PlayStation®Network and PC systems. Please be aware that any assets for this title may only be displayed behind an age-gate that: (1) is age-neutral (i.e., requires the user to input their date of birth or select it from a drop-down bar; (2) employs reasonable technical measures to keep underage users from re-entering their age after initially being denied access; and (3) does not display any ESRB rating information on the video player or the age-gate itself. Failure to implement these requirements may jeopardize your ability to obtain material of this nature from us in the future.
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