Posted Tue, Oct 18, 2011 by Martuk
After a slight last-minute detour down delay street and postponed boulevard, PAYDAY: The Heist has arrived for Playstation Network. Today marks the official launch of the game, but PC and European players will have to wait a while longer to get their hands on the squad-based co-op shooter. PAYDAY: The Heist is available today on the Playstation Network for $19.99 and comes with six dynamic heists based in a variety of different settings.
Release dates for European and PC players will be revealed at a later date.
High-Stakes Heists and Cooperative Gameplay
Challenge Gamers in a Never-Ending Pursuit of the Ultimate Score
SAN DIEGO - Oct. 18, 2011 - Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) today announced that its high-intensity, squad-based, first-person shooter PAYDAY™ The Heist is now available via digital download on the PlayStation®Network. In PAYDAY The Heist, players take on the role of a hardened career criminal and engage in a number of high-stakes, death defying heists in a never-ending pursuit of the ultimate score.
"In an effort to publish the most innovative and entertaining independent titles on the PlayStation®Network, SOE is focused on releasing games that will challenge and engage players with unmatched gameplay experiences and endless replayability," said Christopher Sturr, Executive Director of Business Development, SOE. "PAYDAY offers just that. It's an intense, gritty, cooperative shooter where players must rely on a solid trigger finger and cooperative team defenses to pull off these Hollywood epic style high-stakes heists."
Published by SOE and developed by OVERKILL Software, PAYDAY The Heist is an online co-op shooter game that features six dynamic heists based in a variety of urban settings that demand quick thinking, strategy, and above all else, teamwork.
"For a group of developers that love the FPS genre and have an affinity for blockbuster heist movies, PAYDAY is truly a game after our own hearts," said Bo Andersson, CEO of OVERKILL Software. "Each PAYDAY scenario makes FPS fans prove their worth as players while co-op teams are pushed to collaborate and accomplish strategic tasks that only an action hero could dream of surviving. And, there will be much more exciting content to enjoy with upcoming DLC and a motion picture based on the game currently in production."
PAYDAY The Heist is now available in North America for $19.99 USD via digital download on the PlayStation®Network. Dates for release of PAYDAY The Heist on the PlayStation®Network for European territories, as well as for the PC in both North America and Europe have yet to be announced.
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