‘PAYDAY 2’ Getting Full VR Compatibility with ‘PAYDAY VR’, Beta Later This Year

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PAYDAY 2, the multiplayer bank-heist game by Overkill Software, is soon to get get a complete VR port in PAYDAY VR, which will also allow VR and non-VR players to play together.

Starbreeze Studios is the company behind the StarVR headset, but they’re first and foremost a game developer and publisher. The company’s studio, Overkill Software, is behind Payday 2 (2013), a well regarded FPS that focused on four-player co-op action.

Now Starbreeze and Overkill are adding total VR functionality to the game in a new version called Payday VR, which is said to not only offer players “all your PAYDAY content in VR!” but also to allow VR and non-VR players to play together. The trailer heading this article shows Payday VR in action running on the HTC Vive, though it isn’t clear what other platforms might be supported.

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It’s still somewhat unclear at this stage but our understanding based on the available info is that Payday VR will be made available for free to all Payday 2 owners. Overkill says that the Payday VR beta will begin in 2017.

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