Payday 3 Beta: Release Date, How To Register, Start Date & Platforms

Starbreeze Studios announced a closed beta for Payday 3 prior to it planned release in September. And you don't have to wait much longer. Here is everything we know about it!

Payday 3 closed beta
Payday 3: Release date, how to register, start date & platforms for closed beta announced. | © Starbreeze Studios/ EarlyGame

Payday 3 starts where the second installment ended. You're joining the old squad in New York. Get right into high-stakes action, strategic planning, and thrilling heists, just to conquer the dark underbelly from the town.

In just a few days, you can jump right in, whether you're a new player or a seasoned veteran. This beta gives you a taste of what to expect on the official release, offering the most authentic gameplay experience.

The release is coming soon. Here is everything we know about the closed beta!

Payday 3: Closed Beta Overview

  • Release date & time
  • Platforms
  • How to register
Payday 3: Overview about all the details around the upcoming closed beta. | © Starbreeze Studios

Payday 3: Release Date & Time

The exact time of the closed beta is still unknown and will be announced in the coming days, but Starbeeze Studios already revealed the release date.

The Payday 3 beta is locked for August 2 until August 7, 2023. Granting you five whole days visiting the squad from the prior game and do some heists alone or with your friends.

Payday 3: Platforms

Even though Payday 3 is set to release for PlayStation 5, there will only be a closed beta for Xbox and PC players.

Payday 3: How To Register

If you're curious and thinking about trying out the beta, we've got some great news for you! No pre-orders required to play it. There are just a few steps you need to take care of beforehand:

  • Xbox players – You need to go to the "Xbox Insider Hub", navigate to previews and select Payday 3
  • PC players – You need to go to the official Payday 3 Steam page, press on "Request Access"

So, the developer will randomly pick players every day. Basically, if you're not lucky enough to start on August 2, you might have better luck the next day.

We'll make sure to keep you in the loop about any updates regarding the exact start time of the closed beta or whether PlayStation 5 players will still get a chance to join the beta themselves. Stay tuned!

Payday 3 arrives on September, 21 for PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S.

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