PAYDAY 2™ now available on the Nintendo Switch™ System in Europe and Australia

23 February 2018 / / Products

PAYDAY 2 is ready for heisting on the go! PAYDAY 2 is now available on the Nintendo Switch system in Europe and Australia at a recommended retail price of €49,99. The title will additionally release on February 27th in North and South America. 

With over 50 heists, more than 150 weapons and plenty of heisters to choose from, PAYDAY 2 for Nintendo Switch is the PAYDAY 2 experience as you know and love, with unique features including rumble support and full touch screen main menu support – making navigation easy and intuitive. 

To celebrate the launch of PAYDAY 2 on the Nintendo Switch OVERKILL is also releasing the brand-new heister Joy. She’s a Japanese computer wiz living in the United States and comes with her own hacker perks and weapons. Most importantly she has her own custom LED light-based mask that changes her appearance on the go. PAYDAY 2 Switch also comes with a local multiplayer mode to the CRIME.NET – called CRIME.NET Local Play. This will make you able to set up a local game and invite friends that share the same local network 

Watch the PAYDAY 2 Switch launch trailer:

With more than 5.5 million community members on the main PC digital distribution platform Steam, PAYDAY 2 have had more than 160 paid and free updates since its release in 2013. First launched in 2011, PAYDAY is a cooperative first-person shooter computer and video game franchise with more than 16 million units sold on PC, SteamOS, PlayStation™ 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation™ 4 and Xbox One, and now the Nintendo Switch system. PAYDAY 2 VR is now also available in beta for HTC Vive and other headsets on Steam.


For more information, please contact: 
Maeva Sponbergs, EVP of Communication
Tel: +46(0)8-209 208, email: [email protected]

About Starbreeze

Starbreeze is an independent creator, publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products. With studios in Stockholm, Paris, Los Angeles, Barcelona and Brussels, the company creates games and other virtual reality entertainment products, based on proprietary design and licensed content. Starbreeze most recent games include PAYDAY 2®, VR-shooter John Wick Chronicles, and upcoming survival co-op FPS OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead. Under its publishing initiative, Starbreeze has together with Canadian studio Behaviour Digital successfully launched horror thriller Dead by Daylight.

Starbreeze has set out to develop truly immersive virtual reality experiences, by integrating software and hardware in its StarVR® head mounted display, which is produced together with Acer.

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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 and distributes premium and free-to-play games on leading console, PC and handheld platforms as well as for mobile devices and social networks.

Publishing highlights in premium games include Last Day of June, PAYDAY 2, Terraria, Portal Knights, Assetto Corsa, ABZÛ, Virginia, Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons and How to Survive. Free-to-play publishing highlights include Battle Islands, Gems of War and Hawken. Distribution highlights include Stardew Valley, Dead by Daylight and Inside/Limbo. Upcoming titles include Laser League, Indivisible (from the development team behind Skullgirls), Underworld Ascendant (successor to the popular Ultima Underworld series), and Koji Igarashi’s next project, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night.

505 Games has offices in California, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and China. It works with a network of distribution and sub-licensing partners in all other markets.  For more information on 505 Games and its products please visit

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