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Payday 3 beta start time

Find out when the Payday 3 closed beta start time is, how to join it, and what you will see in the beta, including game members, heists, and guns.

A group of bank robbers wearing clown masks looks through cash while others hold guns

When is the Payday 3 beta start time? The latest heist-based shooter from Starbreeze is set to release very soon. It promises more chaotic action as your team of robbers deals with security, cracks open vaults, and grabs as much cash as possible before the police surround them to make a clean getaway impossible.

However, you won’t need to wait until you can get your grubby mitts on Payday 3 for yourself. So if you fancy playing before the Payday 3 release date, you can find out when the co-op game‘s beta starts and what you’ll find if you’re accepted to join the gang of players itching to begin the heist.

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Payday 3 beta start time

The Payday 3 beta begins on August 2 and ends on August 7. While the full game is available to everyone, the closed beta is only available on Steam and Xbox.

How to sign up for the Payday 3 closed beta

To sign up for access to the Payday 3 beta, head over to the game’s Steam page and click the option to ‘Request Access’ in the buyable options. Entry is not guaranteed, but if you are successful, you’ll receive an email from the publisher to the email address linked to your Steam account. You may find this email in your spam folder, so double-check it just to be sure.

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Payday 3 beta features

The Payday 3 closed beta will feature the original playable characters: Dallas, Hoxton, Chains, and Wolf. The cast will bring their clown masks, each with their unique skill set. More gang members are on the way, so stay tuned to find out who they are.

There will also only be one heist in the beta, entitled ‘No Rest For The Wicked’. The target is a relatively small-scaled bank with plenty of cash in its vaults waiting to be plucked. It’s up to you whether you go in all guns blazing or opt for a more stealthy approach to get away without being detected.

Speaking of guns, most of them will be available, but not all. The same can be said for cosmetics. You can increase your infamy level to a maximum of 22, which means that not all skill points are available during the Payday 3 beta.

Those are all the details we know right now about the Payday 3 beta start time. If you’re excited to play more of the crime game, be sure to check the Payday 3 system requirements to see if your rig can handle the action. You can also read our interview with Starbreeze about the new direction for the series.