Payday 3 has officially been launched and the heists are live for everyone to play, so, here is everything you need to know about the Payday 3 heists
Payday 3, the third installment in the Payday game series has been officially released. The game has been developed by Starbreeze Studios and Overkill Software while being distributed by Deep Silver. The game is a first-person survival co-op shooter game where you have to embark on “heists” as a team. The early access release of the game was done on September 18, 2023 and the global full release of the game was on September 21, 2023. Now that the game is officially out and everyone is playing it, I’m sure you want to know how to complete the heists. Hence, here is everything you need to know about the Payday 3 heists including what they are, the objectives and more.
Everything you need to know about the 8 different Payday 3 Heists
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Getting straight to the point, unlike past Payday series games, Payday 3 was released with only a total of 8 different heists. All of the heists feature everything from a classic Payday-style bank robbery to looting the vault of a top-tier fancy nightclub’s vault. Hence, here is a list of 8 of the heists:
- No Rest for the Wicked
- Road Rage
- Dirty Ice
- Rock the Cradle
- Under the Surphaze
- Gold & Sharke
- 99 Boxes
- Touch the Sky
Now, here is a proper detailed look into each of the 8 different heists that are available for play:
No Rest for the Wicked
This heist features another bank robbery that utilizes the new features of the game. The location of the heist is at a bank named “Secure Capital Bank.” The heisters are given the task of robbing the bank’s vault which has a lot of cash in it. Just like the previous heist, you can choose to do the heist in stealth or go ballistic and do it by force. Going loud will cut the time for completing the heist short whereas stealth takes a lot longer with the extra steps you need to do. Overall, there are a few different ways to conquer this heist.
This heist features a new type of heist, that utilizes the new features of the game. The location of the heist is at a construction site, which has an armored truck. The heisters are given the task of looting the armored truck which has a few safe deposit boxes and making a safe getaway. Unlike all the other heists, there is no option for you to choose stealth or going loud. You have to go loud with this heist, because as soon as the truck arrives so will the police. Strap up, because the quicker you are the fewer bullets you’ll have to avoid!
This heist features a classic diamond robbery, that utilizes the new features of the game as well. The location of the heist is at a jewelry store named “Ashton Fine Jewelry.” The heisters are given the task of looting the jewelry store of all its precious treasures, including the big vault with diamonds and escaping safely. You can choose to do the heist in stealth or go loud, but there’s a catch. The longer you stay around, the more cops start showing up and raining bullets on you. Hence, grab as much treasure as you can find while sneaking around and run away!
Rock the Cradle
This heist features a looting mission, which has a completely different setup from all other heists. The location of the heist is at a nightclub named “Neon Cradle.” The heisters are given the task of robbing the nightclub’s vault and retrieving a secure hard drive containing a cryptocurrency wallet. Just like the previous heist, you can choose to do the heist in stealth or go crazy and do it by force. Doing it in stealth is the wiser option for this heist, but it still depends on what your style is. It is a new type of heist, so make sure to be careful.
Under the Surphaze
This heist features Payday’s traditional art gallery heist but in a different setting. The location of the heist is at an art gallery named “Surphaze Art Gallery.” The heisters are given the task of robbing the art museum of all of its valuable paintings and retrieving a secure flash drive from a safe location. Unlike other heists, it is always suggested to do art museum heists in stealth mode because it’s paintings. If you do decide to go loud, that’s of course a way but it will be much harder. It is an interesting heist because of the newly added part, play it now!
Gold & Sharke
This heist features Payday’s classic bank robbery heist, with a modern twist. The location of the heist is at a big New York City bank named “Gold & Sharke.” The heisters are given the task of robbing the bank, particularly a server and a huge sum of money. You can either choose to play in stealth mode or go loud and rob the bank with sheer brute force. Getting into the vault is quite tricky and you still have to fight the police force once you do. Depending on how you choose to go about the heist, the experience will change for you.
This heist features Payday’s classic cargo dock robbery, with a new take of course. The location of the heist is a big cargo dock. The heisters are given the task of robbing a specific container that has hi-tech electronic devices in it and delivering it to a warehouse via a refrigerated truck. You can either choose to play this heist in stealth mode or guns blazing entirely. While going loud is always a fun experience, the cops chasing and pouring bullets into you is not. Hence, no matter what way you choose, be quick and careful because this electronic equipment is worth A LOT!
Touch the Sky
This heist is the last mission in Payday 3 and features a completely new setting. The location of the heist is a high-rise building’s top penthouse. The heisters are given the task of breaking into the penthouse and stealing a very important SSD with an encryption key in it. You can either choose to play this heist in stealth mode or guns blazing, but both are gonna be hard. Even in stealth mode, the location is so highly guarded and filled with cameras that you have to be on your toes, literally. You’ll find the SSD in the master bedroom, so be quiet!
Needless to say, Payday 3 is on the road to becoming a fan favorite among people all around the world. The game is available to play on PC, PS5 and the Xbox Series X. You can get it for only $39.99 right now. Hence, make sure to read up on everything you need to know about Payday 3 heists and stay tuned for more content on Payday 3 because we have some guides coming up for you!