PAYDAY: Crime War Closed Beta goes live September 10

06 September 2018 / / Products

Take your heisting on the go with an all new PAYDAY experience for iOS and Google Play – here’s all the details for how to sign up and get a chance to participate

Starbreeze and OVERKILL – A Starbreeze studio have just opened up the sign-up site for the closed beta test of the anticipated mobile game PAYDAY: Crime War. Heisters looking to participate and feedback on the game are encouraged to visit a chance to join in on the fun.

The closed beta aims to test a number of features and functions of the game, including matchmaking, device performance, game mechanics and rules. Aspiring beta testers will kindly be asked to provide feedback on their experience during the closed beta period which will run from September 10 to October 14, 2018.

The game in itself is an all new take on heisting, set in the PAYDAY universe and introduces a franchise first co-op PvP experience. Players will be able to rob banks impersonating the most iconic heisters from the PAYDAY PC and console games, as well as experience the other perspective, playing as law enforcement attempting to prevent the heist.

Face off in this multiplayer PvP experience and challenge your enemies in iconic locations varying from the First World Bank to the Jewelry Store. Unlock upgrades and even more powerful gear along your path to improve your loadout and gain the winning edge. Grab your friends and abide the law or plan the perfect heist. Who will come out on top?


  • CHARACTERS – Choose from an elite crew of heisters or cops recognizable from the PAYDAY-universe.
  • COMBAT – Fight against other players along with your team and hone your skills to become the best of the best.
  • PROGRESSION – Unlock upgrades, items and new skills to increase your chance of success.
  • MULTIPLAYER PvP – Play with up to 8 people in two opposing teams in this face paced mobile shooter

The game will further be available in AppStore and Google Play marketplaces in a limited and select number of markets in the near future with wider availability to be announced.

For more information, visit, and follow the game on FacebookTwitterand Instagram with #pdcw.


Members of the press wishing to participate in the beta, please see contact information below.

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 is behind the hit IP PAYDAY: The Heist®, PAYDAY 2®, 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 the horror thriller Dead by Daylight.

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

For more information, please visit starbreeze.comand



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