Deep Silver and Starbreeze recently released a new developer diary, providing an exclusive look at PAYDAY 3‘s gameplay from its closed beta phase. This diary focuses squarely on the game’s combat mechanics and weaponry, which everyone is looking forward to learning.
One of the revelations is the announcement that PAYDAY 3 will initially run on Unreal Engine 4, with an upgrade to Unreal Engine 5 scheduled for after its launch. This move could give the game a significant visual and performance boost, capitalizing on UE5’s advanced features. However, Starbreeze remains tight-lipped about whether PAYDAY 3 will utilize UE5’s flagship features, such as Nanite and Lumen, or incorporate Ray Tracing effects.
The most recent Dev Diary can be found below:
The developer diary also showcased the extensive weapon modding system, hinting at the player customization that will be a vital part of the game’s experience. We’ve seen that the customization and modification options seem comprehensive, allowing for many loadout configurations.
Starbreeze announced that PAYDAY 3 will be released on Steam and the Epic Games Store. This inclusive approach is a welcome move, broadening the potential player base. Additionally, the Steam store page implies that the game won’t use the Denuvo anti-tamper tech. This detail is sure to be met with approval by a significant portion of the community.