PayDay 2 Update Today for PS4 & Xbox One Includes 20+ Free Content Updates, New DLC Available

September 7, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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After teasing it for quite some time, 505 Games and Starbreeze have announced that the next PayDay 2: Crimewave Edition update for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will be available later today. Full patch notes for the PayDay 2 update weren’t given, but they did say it adds “more than 20 free content updates,” including items like the First World Bank Heist, the Overkill Pack, the Jacket Character Pack, and more.

Update: According to reports, update 1.01 is a 16GB download on PS4.

Additionally, Starbreeze says The Big Score will be available for PS4 later today in North America and on September 9 in Europe, with an Xbox One release coming in the next few days. Priced at £29.99/$39.99 USD, The Big Score includes access to these 10 DLC packs, which will also be available separately for the listed prices:

  • The Pointbreak Heists – £4.99/$6.99
  • The Alesso Heist – £4.99/$6.99
  • The Golden Grin Casino Heist – £4.99/$6.99
  • The Sokol Character Pack – £3.99/$4.99
  • The Yakuza Character Pack – £3.99/$4.99
  • Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack – £3.99/$4.99
  • Butcher’s BBQ Pack – £3.99/$4.99
  • Butcher’s Western Pack – £3.99/$4.99
  • The Gage Ninja Pack – £3.99/$4.99
  • Gage Chivalry Pack – £3.99/$4.99

If you don’t have PayDay 2: Crimewave Edition yet, a digital bundle of the game and The Big Score will be available this week on PS4 for £39.99/$49.99 USD. Getting the bundle will also net you The Royalty Collection of masks.

PayDay 2 Producer Andreas Häll-Penninger said:

We are thankful to the passionate PAYDAY 2 community for their patience for this update, and we hope the massive amount of both free and premium content will satiate their nefarious dreams of being the best heisters on PS4 and Xbox One. With a mix of new tense, action-packed heists, music and mayhem, The Big Score gives players hours of criminal gaming pleasure in a flexible offering that won’t break their personal bank.

In fall 2016, PayDay 2: The Big Score, which bundlees together the Crimewave Edition and The Big Score DLC, will be available at retail for $49.99 USD.

[Source: Starbreeze, Reddit]