Starbreeze Studios and Prime Matter have dropped one other teaser trailer for cooperative heist sim sequel Payday 3, and it one way or the other manages to supply much less details about the game than the earlier teaser trailer. Lasting an entire 21 seconds, the teaser reveals a silhouetted determine saying “Alright guys, it is a easy job” earlier than reducing to the Payday 3 brand.
The one helpful bit of information the teaser gives is after we can count on to see the game in motion correctly, the reply to which is ‘this summer season’. Presumably, this implies we’ll see Payday 3 in one of many varied non-e3 summer season showcases occurring subsequent month, though there is not any affirmation of that from Starbreeze.
We will additionally glean a few different nuggets of information from round the trailer. In a Steam news-post accompanying the video, Starbreeze recommits to releasing the game this yr, whereas additionally acknowledging the dearth of stories up thus far. Past that, we additionally know the game will run in Unreal Engine, and options the 4 playable protagonists from the primary two video games.
The most important query hovering over Payday 3, nonetheless, is whether or not it’s going to emerge unscathed from the disastrous couple of years Starbreeze skilled after the horrible launch of Overkill’s The Strolling Lifeless. Following that, the writer filed for reconstruction to keep away from chapter, then its workplaces had been raided by Swedish authorities, with CFO Sebastian Ahlskog accused of insider buying and selling. Ahlskog was initially convicted, however the conviction was later quashed on enchantment.
Starbreeze has since claimed its cash troubles are over and that Payday 3’s improvement goes superb. From the surface perspective, there is not any apparent purpose to query in any other case, though given the void of knowledge surrounding the game, there’s equally no purpose to imagine Payday 3 represents a roaring comeback for the Swedish developer. Hopefully we’ll acquire a greater thought of how Payday 3 is shaping up in a month or two’s time.