Game developer Starbreeze recently announced that there will be a Payday 3, but it will be released sometime in a couple of years or more.
is still happening
the troubled game developer, is still undergoing financial turmoil and almost
ceased to exist. Even then, they released a press release and it expects
positive cash flows due to expected new publishing agreements in 2020. This
could mean a third title of the Payday 3 might be in the works and the
developer revealed it could launch around 2022-23.
their statement about their reconstruction efforts:
As part of the reconstruction, assets and personnel attributable to the core business have been transferred to two new companies, New Starbreeze Publishing AB and New Starbreeze Studios AB. IP rights make up the majority of the assets and have been transferred to New Starbreeze Publishing AB. It is in New Starbreeze Publishing AB that the Group’s cash flows will be generated.
In the reconstruction work, one of the four major international accounting firms has also valued the company’s assets, which is the basis for the transfer of assets that has taken place to the subsidiary New Starbreeze Publishing AB. These assets (mainly IP rights for PAYDAY) have been valued at SEK 1,600 million. Corresponding assets are recognized in the consolidated balance sheet at SEK 333 million as of June 30, 2019.
No platform has been announced for the game for now.