In a recent financial report, Payday publisher/developer Starbreeze Studios revealed that a third Payday is currently in development, but it will be done when it is done and it currently has no release window.

The report comes from GamesIndustry.biz which sites impressive growth for Starbreeze thanks to the huge success of Dead by Daylight. In the documents, though, was a more interesting tidbit about the future of the Payday franchise. Starbreeze says Payday 3 is in the "full design stage," but CEO Bo Andersson Klint cautioned that the game will, "enjoy as much time as we deem needed. It will be done when it's done."

For our review of Payday 2, head here. For details on some of the controversy surrounding its implementation of microtransactions, head here.

[Source: GamesIndustry.biz]

 

Our Take
Despite negative fan feedback over Payday 2's microtransactions, the game was still a huge success. I'm not too surprised to see a sequel in development, but in this games-as-service age, I expected Starbreeze to just keep updating Payday 2 with new content.