PRESS RELEASE, LOS ANGELES (June 17, 2016) - Starbreeze AB, an independent creator, publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products, today announced that the 35th and 36th DLC for PAYDAY 2, titled "The Biker Heist" and "Rust Character Pack" respectively, successfully launched on Steam on June 16th. The DLC are available for purchase at $ 6.99 / € 6.99 and $ 4.99 / € 4.99 on PC through Steam and other digital distribution channels.
The Biker Heist DLC includes:
- A new 2-day heist, including Lion's Den and Interception
- 6 new achievements spread across the 2-day heist
- A new SMG secondary weapon called CR 805B with mods along with two unique weapon modifications
- A new throwable weapon, the Throwing Axe
- 2 new songs by Simon Viklund
- 4 masks, the Flaming Skull, The Classic, Speed Devil and Road Rage
- 4 patterns and materials, inspired by rubber and gasoline
The Rust Character Pack includes:
- Rust, a new playable character, portrayed and voiced by actor Ron Perlman
- Biker, a new perk deck with new abilities
- A new weapon, the Breaker 12G Shotgun along with four unique weapon modifications
- A new melee weapon, the Chain Whip
- Rust's own mask
"With the Bicker packs, we're introducing Ron Perlman, one of the most iconic actors in Hollywood and an actor that is loved by all gamers. Making a live action trailer starring Ron really gave his character Rust another dimension that we think the players will appreciate. The 12G Breaker Shotgun is a classic shotgun and the two-day heist we made introduces some really cool features like driving motorcycles and fighting on a moving train." said Almir Listo, Global Brand Director of Starbreeze Studios.
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First launched in 2011, PAYDAY is a cooperative first-person shooter computer and video game franchise with more than 14 million players on PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, XboxOne and SteamOS platforms.
Release trailer for the DLC can be found here: https://youtu.be/HvJaX70QwzM (https://youtu.be/HvJaX70QwzM)
Press kit for the Biker packs can be found here: https://goo.gl/kzjklD (https://goo.gl/kzjklD)
Almir Listo, Global Brand Director, Starbreeze AB
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Starbreeze is an independent creator, publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products. With studios in Stockholm, Paris and Los Angeles, the company creates games and other virtual reality entertainment products, based on proprietary design and licensed content. Starbreeze's most recent games include PAYDAY 2, the adrenaline fueled bank robbing co-op game and the upcoming John Wick VR shooter and survival co-op FPS OVERKILL's The Walking Dead.
Starbreeze has set out to develop truly immersive virtual reality experiences, by integrating software and hardware in its StarVR head mounted display, to be produced together with Acer, displaying a unique field of vision and a mission to bring top-end VR to large audiences. Starbreeze launched StarVR with a VR-experience at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in June 2015, gained by teaming up with French Infinite Eye. In January 2016, Starbreeze unveiled the StarCade initiative; centers that invites people to immerse themselves into premium VR experiences. The first cinematic VR experience "Cockatoo Spritz" directed by Stephane Barbato, premiered at the 69th Cannes Film Festival 2016.
Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Starbreeze's shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm First North Premier under the tickers STAR A and STAR B with the ISIN-codes SE0007158928 (A-share) and SE0005992831 (B-share). Remium Nordic is the company's Certified Adviser. For more information, please visit http://www.starbreeze.com (http://www.starbreeze.com/), http://www.starvr.com (http://www.starvr.com/), http://www.overkillsoftware.com (http://www.overkillsoftware.com/)
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Source: Starbreeze AB via Globenewswire