Starbreeze Studios wants Payday Three to put it aside from monetary doom, however the firm nonetheless hasn’t discovered a publishing companion for the sequel.

Payday developer Starbreeze is in bother. The corporate has numerous debt and must stabilize its steadiness sheets with an enormous new sport. Payday Three is the corporate’s solely hope, and Starbreeze’s Overkill division has been growing the sequel for years now. There’s only one large downside: The sport nonetheless does not have a writer.

Starbreeze is ready the place it may possibly pay hundreds of thousands to fund Payday 3’s improvement, however it does not have the cashflow to publish and distribute the sport. It wants the backing of an even bigger firm like 505 Video games, WB Video games, and even EA to correctly launch Payday 3.

In a latest neighborhood replace, Starbreeze interim CEO Tobias Sjogren confirmed {that a} writer nonetheless hasn’t been secured however Overkill is working exhausting on the sequel.

“I do know all of you might be very desirous about studying extra about Payday 3. I can guarantee you, as quickly as we are able to let you know extra, we’ll. Within the meantime, relaxation assured we’re working exhausting on the sport and dealing exhausting to safe the correct publishing companion for it. It is actually essential for us that we discover the correct companion in crime, so to talk, as a result of we need to work with anyone who shares the identical respect for the neighborhood and love for the sport as we do.”

Learn Additionally: Payday 3 might be powered by Unreal Engine 5 on PS5, Xbox Series X

If Starbreeze cannot safe a writer in time to cut back its money owed, the corporate might need to promote the Payday IP to repay its money owed. Fortunately it simply secured new funding through a substantial second offering.

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