PAYDAY 2 DLC “Yakuza Character Pack” now available on Steam

27 August 2015 / / Announcements,Corporate News,Products

Starbreeze AB, an independent creator, publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products, today announced the 27th DLC for PAYDAY 2, titled “Yakuza Character Pack”, successfully launched on Steam on August 27th. The DLC is available for purchase at $ 4.99 / € 4.99 on PC through Steam and other digital distribution channels.

[icon color=”Extra-Color-1″ size=”tiny” image=”fa-picture-o”] Download artwork: The Yakuza Character Pack Wallpaper

The Yakuza Character Pack includes:

  • Jiro, a new playable character, portrayed and voiced by accomplished actor Togo Igawa
  • Yakuza, a new perk deck with new abilities
  • A new weapon, the Micro Uzi along with 5 new weapon modifications
  • A new melee weapon, the Shinsakuto-Katana
  • Jiro’s own mask

“Jiro is finally here along with his trusted Katana sword and Micro Uzi. Actor Togo Igawa did a fantastic job at bringing Jiro alive in PAYDAY 2 and I’m confident that all the PAYDAY fans across the globe will come to enjoy his addition to the PAYDAY crew as much as we do. I’m extra proud that we had Jiro speak 100% Japanese to make it feel as authentic as possible – Japanese is a beautiful language.” said Almir Listo, Global Brand Director of Starbreeze Studios.


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Almir Listo, Global Brand Director, Starbreeze AB
Tel: +46(0)8-209 208, email: [email protected]

Brief information about Starbreeze:

Starbreeze is an independent creator, publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products. With studios in Stockholm, Paris and Los Angeles, the company creates games by own design and through licensed content, aiming to create franchises that prosper as games and elsewhere. We live and die by gameplay.

Starbreeze’s most recent games include PAYDAY 2, the adrenaline fueled bank robbing co-op game and the upcoming survival co-op FPS OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead based on the hit comic series. Starbreeze is pioneering digital self-publishing, inviting developers to leverage its self-publishing knowhow on Steam, having one of the largest communities on the digital distribution platform.

Next, Starbreeze is set to develop truly immersive virtual reality experiences, integrating software and hardware in the Project StarVR and the StarVR head mounted display.

Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Starbreeze’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm First North Premier under the tickers STAR A and STAR B with the ISIN-codes SE0007158928 (A-share) and SE0005992831 (B-share). Remium Nordic is the company’s Certified Adviser.

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