In the latest financial report by Swedish studio Starbreeze fans of the Payday franchise seen something that made them awe. In an official outline for the future, the developer of the very successful Payday series noted that Payday 3 is in the works and should come out sometime during 2022-2023.
Of course, this is only an intention that should be taken lightly, since Starbreeze is currently undergoing through a structurization of the studio. However, rumors surrounding Payday 3 were around since 2017 which gives a lot of hope for the fans. Starbreeze has high hopes too. In their official webpage, the company shared the table with estimated cash flows for the upcoming years.
The table has some solid basis for these forecasts as the post notes:
The cash flows in the graph above are based on the following expected events:
- Release of PAYDAY 3 estimated to take place in 2022–2023
- Publishing agreement for PAYDAY 3 concluded* during the first half of 2020 and an initial payment installment is received, after which the continued development of the product is financed by the publishing partner
- Publishing agreement for PAYDAY: Crime War concluded* during the first half of 2020 and an initial payment installment is received, after which the continued development of the product is financed by the publishing partner
* In conjunction with the signing of these publishing agreements, the possibility of payment to the creditors is created in the ongoing reconstruction work. The payment to the creditors is estimated to be able to amount to approximately SEK 40 million.
It’s in our hopes to see Starbreeze plans come true, as we absolutely loved the latest Payday 2 game which was released back in 2013. If you haven’t yet, we suggest you check it out since we have a great price for it.