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PAYDAY™ 3 is the ‘Best PC Game’ and ‘Most Entertaining Game’

August 25th, 2023

Starbreeze Entertainment is proud to announce that PAYDAY 3 has been awarded ‘Best PC Game’ as well as ‘Most Entertaining Game’ at the 2023 gamescom Awards. The prizes caps off a week of intense PAYDAY action, with the release of a new gameplay trailer, a live-action short and welcoming thousands of players to try PAYDAY 3 live at gamescom in Cologne, Germany.

“With the launch less than a month out, these awards are a huge milestone for us at Starbreeze. We’ve been working hard on making PAYDAY 3 the best sequel possible and receiving awards as both ‘Best PC Game’ and ‘Most Entertaining Game’ is a testament to what our team and our partner Deep Silver have accomplished together. We can’t wait for the world to get to play it. The 21st of September could not come soon enough!”, says Almir Listo, Global Brand Director, Starbreeze Entertainment. 

Andreas Häll-Penninger, Lead Producer PAYDAY 3, continues: “PAYDAY 3 is truly a passion project so getting these awards feels tremendous. I want to thank our fantastic team for making this game come to life, and our dedicated community for keeping the PAYDAY-spirit alive and allowing us to continue to do what we love. We cannot wait to see you in New York on September 21st!”

PAYDAY 3 will be available Day-1 on Xbox Game Pass, on Xbox Series X|S, Playstation®5, Epic Games Store, Steam® and GeForce NOW on September 21st. Play Early Access on the 18th of September if you own the Silver or Gold Edition of PAYDAY 3. Pre-order PAYDAY 3 here!


For more information, please contact;
Almir Listo, Global Brand Director, Starbreeze Entertainment

Andreas Häll-Penninger, Lead Producer PAYDAY 3, Starbreeze Entertainment
Phone: +46(0)8-209 208
E-mail: [email protected] 


About Starbreeze
Starbreeze is an independent developer, creator, publisher and distributor of PC and console targeting the global market, with studios in Stockholm, Barcelona, Paris and London. Housing the smash hit IP PAYDAY, Starbreeze develops games based on proprietary and third-party rights, both in-house and in partnership with external game developers. Starbreeze shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. For more information, please visit