505 Games and Starbreeze Are Blowing the Vault Open with ‘The Big Score’ for PAYDAY 2: Crimewave Edition
Expansive DLC for PAYDAY 2 available later today on PS4 in the US.
Xbox One and Retail Release to Follow.
CALABASAS, Calif. — Sept. 7, 2016 — 505 Games and Starbreeze AB, an independent creator, publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment, are opening the vault and offering fans of PAYDAY 2: Crimewave Edition a hotly-anticipated content update –’The Big Score‘ bundle available later today on PlayStation 4 in the US (September 9 for the EU) with Xbox One coming in the next few days. Adding to PAYDAY 2’s thrilling co-op multiplayer shooter experience, The Big Score will provide an impressive payout of 10 premium DLC packs giving fans hours of heinous bank-breaking action.
PAYDAY 2: Crimewave Edition brings the tense thrill of planning and pulling off heists as up to four players must work together to complete a number of illegal, strategic and action-heavy jobs, including robbing banks, for their big pay day. As missions are completed, players can change up their playstyle with upgrades to their skillset, guns and gear – all in stunning 1080p HD visuals.
Available now, the latest DLC release for PAYDAY 2: Crimewave Edition, The Big Score will offer players a flexible selection of 10 premium DLC packs that can be bought in part for $4.99-$6.99 per pack. Or buy all 10 together in a bundle for $39.99 – a 30% savings. The Big Score packs include:
- The Pointbreak Heists – $6.99
- The Alesso Heist – $6.99
- The Golden Grin Casino Heist – $6.99
- The Sokol Character Pack – $4.99
- The Yakuza Character Pack – $4.99
- Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack – $4.99
- Butcher’s BBQ Pack – $4.99
- Butcher’s Western Pack – $4.99
- The Gage Ninja Pack – $4.99
- Gage Chivalry Pack – $4.99
For PlayStation 4 players who don’t yet have PAYDAY 2: Crimewave Edition, they can find it on the PlayStation Network for $29.99. New players can also bundle the game with The Big Score bundle for $49.99. Snagging The Big Score bundle will also give heisters a regal look with the inclusion of The Royalty Collection of masks.
With the Big Score release*, there will also be a free update that will be pushed to all new and existing PAYDAY 2: Crimewave Edition console users with more than 20 free content updates. This free update will include items like the First World Bank Heist, the Overkill Pack, the Jacket Character Pack, and much more!
“We are thankful to the passionate PAYDAY 2 community for their patience for this update, and we hope the massive amount of both free and premium content will satiate their nefarious dreams of being the best heisters on PS4 and Xbox One,” said Andreas Häll-Penninger, producer for PAYDAY 2. “With a mix of new tense, action-packed heists, music and mayhem, The Big Score gives players hours of criminal gaming pleasure in a flexible offering that won’t break their personal bank.”
PAYDAY 2: The Big Score is available via digital download now on the PlayStation Store for PS4. For Xbox One users, PAYDAY 2: The Big Score will be available in the coming days.
Also, coming in Fall 2016, the retail version, PAYDAY 2 – The Big Score, packages PAYDAY 2: Crimewave Edition with The Big Score DLC and will be available in stores for $49.99.
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About 505 Games
505 Games is a global video game publisher focused on offering a broad selection of titles for players of all ages and levels. The company publishes games on leading console and handheld platforms as well as for mobile devices and social networks. Product highlights include, Sniper Elite 3, PAYDAY 2, Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons, Terraria, How to Survive, Defense Grid 2, ABZU, ADR1FT and Assetto Corsa.
505 Games has offices in Los Angeles, Milton Keynes (UK), Lyon, Munich, Milan, Madrid and Shenzhen (China) and a network of distribution partners within the Nordic territories and Australia. For more information on 505 Games and its products please visit www.505games.com.
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 and other virtual reality entertainment products, based on proprietary design and licensed content. Starbreeze’s most recent games include PAYDAY 2, the adrenaline fueled bank robbing co-op game and the upcoming John Wick VR shooter and survival co-op FPS OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead.
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. For more information, please visit https://www.starbreeze.com, http://www.starvr.com,
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NOTE FOR MEDIA ONLY: Review codes for PAYDAY 2: Crimewave Edition – The Big Score are available to qualified media upon request via [email protected].
Steven Kunz / Johner Riehl
Wonacott Communications for 505 Games
[*Edited Sept 8 for clarity]