PAYDAY 2 is a co-operative first-person shooter action game developed by Overkill Software and the successor to PAYDAY: The Heist. It was released on August 13, 2013 for Windows, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 via digital distribution and retail. A SteamOS and Linux version was released on March 21st, 2016. An enhanced version (PAYDAY: Crimewave Edition) for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 was released on June 12th, 2015 for Europe and June 16th for North America. Subsequently, an even more expansive edition called PAYDAY 2: The Big Score Edition was released on September 8th, 2016 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One owners, which includes all of the Crimewave version’s content and additional DLCs released up until the end of 2015.
As stated in a Steam announcement, official support for PAYDAY 2 will last until 2017. Following the full acquisition of the PAYDAY IP by Starbreeze in May 2016, the developers have announced an extension for their support for the game, with it now ending in late 2017-early 2018 and the confirmation of PAYDAY 3.