Payday 3 Still In Active Development As Devs Move Over To Unreal Engine

Payday 3 was first confirmed again in 2016 however information since its reveal has been mum. Now Overkill has revealed that the sport continues to be, in actual fact, in energetic growth, solely this time the third recreation is ditching Overkill’s Diesel engine in favor of Unreal.

The information of the swap to Unreal Engine debuted on Twitter from the official Payday 2 account. While it would not explicitly say which iteration of Unreal Engine is getting used, it is seemingly that Payday 3 may very well be dropped at life with the beautiful movie-esque Unreal Engine 5 that was revealed earlier this yr. 

Unfortunately, we do not have a launch date but presently, however it’s good to see that Payday 3 is crawling out of growth hell and and actively being pursued to completion. 

The studio behind its predecessor, hit a serious monetary decline behind Starbreeze, its writer, following the huge tanking of Overkill’s The Walking Dead. Many stories surfaced when the monetary disaster got here to mild, saying that Starbreeze wouldn’t make it previous the top of the yr on the time, 2019, inflicting a lot of its stemming properties to return underneath query. 

As for Payday 2, Overkill continues to help the beloved sequel with rotating content material like heists. There had been many sides to that recreation that had been hidden away, with the key ending not even being revealed till 5 years post-launch.

It appears to be like like we may very well be getting an official Unreal Payday reveal quickly, maybe throughout this yr’s Game Awards showcase. What do you hope to see out of Payday 3? Do you suppose the Unreal Engine transfer was one? Sound off along with your ideas beneath and inform us what you suppose! 

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