The Payday 3 closed beta is available on PC via Steam and Xbox Series X and S via the Xbox Insider Hub App only, publisher Deep Silver and developer Starbreeze have announced.
The co-op heist first-person shooter runs its closed beta from August 2 to 7. Microsoft said space is available and offered on a first-come first-served basis. "We plan to open more space through the beta weekend so if you are unable to join, please check back later to join," Microsoft added.
There’s no word of a closed beta on PlayStation 5. Payday 3 launches day-and-date on Game Pass.
In the closed beta you can play as Payday’s four original clown-masked characters (Dallas, Hoxton, Chains, and Wolf), in the heist No Rest for the Wicked. Deep Silver said this is representative of classic Payday heists, and tasks players with stealing from a small bank.
All difficulties will be playable, the level cap is Infamy Level 22, and Weapon Level Progression is maxed at eight.
Payday 3 itself launches on September 21 for PC via PC Game Pass, on Steam, and the Epic Games Store, as well as Xbox Series X and S Game Pass, and PlayStation 5. Check out IGN’s Payday 3 hands-on preview for more.
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