Starbreeze collaborate with DJ and music producer Alesso for an all-new “Alesso Heist” PAYDAY 2 DLC and original music track to be included in the upcoming album “Forever”

07 April 2015 / / Announcements,Corporate News,Products

Starbreeze AB, one of Sweden’s leading independent game developers, today announced that the 21st DLC pack for PAYDAY 2, titled “The Alesso Heist”, will be launched on Steam in May. The DLC is a collaboration with DJ and music producer Alesso and will be available for purchase at $ 6.99 / € 6.99 on PC through Steam and other digital distribution channels.

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[icon color=”Extra-Color-1″ size=”tiny” image=”fa-spotify”] Listen to the “PAYDAY” track by Alesso:
https://open.spotify.com/album/68Ohln6tPMj6QmecziM3I9

The DLC features:

  • A heist designed together with Alesso, taking place during one of his concerts
  • A new song written by Alesso, titled “PAYDAY” to be featured in the heist and released as part of his new album “Forever”
  • Alesso making an in-game appearance as himself
  • A new ranged weapon for PAYDAY 2
  • Four new masks together with their respective material and patterns, designed by Alesso
  • Four new melee weapons
  • Four new achievements to complete

“I’m a huge gaming fan. Starbreeze asked me to do my own piece of the game and appear in the game itself and it was an immediate yes from me.  PAYDAY was created with the animation and my live shows in mind, both of which feature in the game… a sort of animation sonic creation.  It was a great experience for me and gaming is big for a lot of my fans so it was another great way to put my album into their world.” said Alesso

“Collaborating with Alesso brings our bank robbing game PAYDAY 2 to the music scene.  Having Alesso on board for the heist as well as him making a PAYDAY track is awesome. His unique style of music fits PAYDAY 2 perfectly and the song turned out great. We love how the heist looks and we’re eager to hear what all the PAYDAY 2 heisters think!” said Almir Listo, Global Brand Director, Starbreeze AB

For more information about the “Alesso Heist DLC”, please visit: http://www.overkillsoftware.com/games/Alesso/

For more information please contact:

Almir Listo, Global Brand Director, Starbreeze AB
Tel: +46(0)8-209 208, email: press@starbreeze.com

Brief information about Starbreeze:

Starbreeze is an independent creator, publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. At Starbreeze we create games by our own design and through licensed content, establishing franchises that can live and prosper outside the game itself. We live and die by gameplay.

Starbreeze is pioneering digital self-publishing, currently hosting one of the largest community groups on the digital distribution platform Steam. Starbreeze most recent products include PAYDAY 2, our adrenaline fuelled bank robbing co-op game and the critically acclaimed Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons.

Starbreeze AB is publicly traded on Nasdaq Stockholm First North Premier under the ticker STAR and the ISIN code: SE0005992831. Remium Nordic is the company Certified Adviser. Starbreeze brands include OVERKILL Software and the PAYDAY series.

For more information, please visit http://www.test.starbreeze.com.

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