It's finally been announced that Payday 2 will be released on Steam on August 13th, with plans to release the game on both the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 consoles. Gamestop already listed Payday 2 in their stores for $39.99.​
Game Summary

"PAYDAY 2 is an action-packed, four-player co-op shooter that once again lets gamers don the masks of the original PAYDAY crew - Dallas, Hoxton, Wolf and Chains - as they descend on Washington DC for an epic crime spree. The new CRIMENET network offers a huge range of dynamic contracts, and players are free to choose anything from small-time convenience store hits or kidnappings, to big league cyber-crime or emptying out major bank vaults for that epic PAYDAY. While in DC, why not participate in the local community, and run a few political errands? Up to four friends co-operate on the hits, and as the crew progresses the jobs become bigger, better and more rewarding. Along with earning more money and becoming a legendary criminal comes a new character customization and crafting system that lets crews build and customize their own guns and gear."
Pre-order Payday 2 now to receive The Lootbag DLC containing the following in-game items:

  • A unique military red dot weapon sight available for use on all rifles and shotguns.
  • A unique skull mask.
  • A unique pattern titled "I Love Overkill!"
  • A unique color pattern consisting of the colors red and black.
  • A bundle of in-game cash.
Developer: Overkill Software
Release: 8/2013
Genre: FPS
Platform: PS3/X360
Publisher: 505 Games
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