PAYDAY 3 – 2nd Closed Beta is available now!

We’re thrilled to welcome all Xbox Insiders with an Xbox Series X|S to be a part of the second Closed Beta for PAYDAY 3! This exciting opportunity is available now and will run until Monday, September 11th at 1:00 AM PT. So, gear up and let’s get into the action while you can!

When to Play Together:

For this playtest, the Starbreeze Studio development team wants to stress test the servers, and they’d love to see everyone playing together during the following suggested times:

  • Friday, September 8th at 4:00 PM PT
  • Sunday, September 10th at 9:00 AM PT

About PAYDAY 3:

Step back into the world of crime with PAYDAY 3, where you take on the role of the infamous Payday Gang. These guys are legendary in the criminal underworld and a constant headache for law enforcement. After years of laying low, they’re forced out of retirement to face a new threat.

How to Get In:

To participate, follow these steps:

  1. Sign in on your Xbox Series X|S console.
  2. Launch the Xbox Insider Hub app (or install it from the Store if needed).
  3. Navigate to Previews > PAYDAY 3 – Beta.
  4. Select “Join.”
  5. Wait for the registration to complete, and you’ll be directed to the Store to install PAYDAY 3 – Beta.

Playtest Schedule:

  • Start: September 8th at 7:00 AM PT (4:00 PM CEST)
  • End: September 11th at 1:00 AM PT (10:00 AM CEST)

How to Share Your Feedback:

If you encounter any issues during your time in the PAYDAY 3 – Beta, please let us know by following these steps:

  1. Hold down the home button on your Xbox controller to open the power menu.
  2. Select “Report a problem.”
  3. Choose the “Games” category and then the “PAYDAY 3 – Beta” subcategory.
  4. Fill out the form with all the necessary details to help us investigate and improve the game.

Join the Payday Gang, test the game, and let’s make PAYDAY 3 the best it can be!

What is the PAYDAY 3 Closed Beta?

The PAYDAY 3 Closed Beta is a special testing phase for the game, giving you a sneak peek into its development. It’s your chance to experience the game before its official release.

Can I play PAYDAY 3 Beta on my Xbox Series X|S?

Absolutely! This Beta is exclusively available on Xbox Series X|S consoles.

Is my progress in the Beta saved for the final game?

Unfortunately, no. Your progress in the Beta won’t carry over to the released product. This Beta is all about testing the game and its servers.

Do I have to play at the suggested times?

While it’s encouraged to play during these times for a great multiplayer experience, you can still enjoy the Beta at other times if you prefer.

What’s the goal of this stress test?

The goal is to ensure the game’s servers can handle heavy loads, providing a smoother experience for everyone when the game officially launches.

Is PAYDAY 3 the final game?

No, PAYDAY 3 is still under development. This Beta is a crucial part of the process and may have some instability as we test our infrastructure’s capabilities.

Can I expect any issues during the Beta?

Yes, it’s possible. You might encounter occasional crashes, slow matchmaking, or disconnects. Remember, this is just a part of the game’s development.

How do I join the Beta?

Simply follow the steps mentioned above to register for the Beta and start playing!

Is there a limited number of spots for the Beta?

Yes, space is limited, and it’s available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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