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  • Summary: PAYDAY 2 is a four-player co-op shooter that has you sporting the masks of the original PAYDAY gang – Dallas, Hoxton, Wolf and Chains – as they hit on Washington D.C. for an epic crime rampage. The new CRIMENET network offers a vast array of dynamic contracts - choose anything fromPAYDAY 2 is a four-player co-op shooter that has you sporting the masks of the original PAYDAY gang – Dallas, Hoxton, Wolf and Chains – as they hit on Washington D.C. for an epic crime rampage. The new CRIMENET network offers a vast array of dynamic contracts - choose anything from small-time store rips, cyber-crime or major bank vaults for that lucrative PAYDAY. Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 40 out of 51
  2. Negative: 0 out of 51
  1. Sep 5, 2013
    95
    Payday 2 is a Co Op game. While it might have benefitted with a cool story arc for a single player mode the game offers a great outing with 3 other friends for an experience that will keep having you come back for more. Payday is simply put the improved, polished and closest experience you’ll find to robbing an actual bank. It’s just legal.
  2. Aug 19, 2013
    86
    The many missions and unlockables also offer plenty of food for many hours raid pleasure.
  3. Aug 18, 2013
    83
    As it stands right now, Payday 2, while it won’t be for everyone, is a lot of fun. Although the stealth mechanics are basic, there’s enough strategic depth and teamwork required so that stealthing missions can be challenging, and extremely satisfying when successful.
  4. Aug 13, 2013
    80
    If you have some friends to play a shooter with, this is a great choice. It's not perfect, but is bigger and better than the previous one, which means even more fun.
  5. Aug 26, 2013
    80
    The bottom line is that I’m complaining because the action, the gunplay, the visuals, the demanding teamwork, the ultimate sense of gratification from leveling up and mastering the levels are all pretty much unparalleled, even if they could have been situated into a better gameplay structure. Payday 2 is a wonderful shooter that stands alone in a genre full of me-toos, wanna-bes, and coulda-beens.
  6. Sep 12, 2013
    79
    Smart co-op shooting slightly undermined by poor stealth mechanics and dogged insistence on withholding the best toys.
  7. Aug 27, 2013
    50
    The disappointing Payday 2 is a sequel in the loosest sense of the word, with minor and unsuccessful updates to the gameplay, hindered with uninspired scenarios and terrible AI.

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  1. Negative: 73 out of 359
  1. Aug 13, 2013
    10
    So much fun coop. Huge improvement on the first one and the replay value is insane with the map changing geometry, I got 40 hours clocked upSo much fun coop. Huge improvement on the first one and the replay value is insane with the map changing geometry, I got 40 hours clocked up on just the 6 heists that are in the beta! For the price you pay you cant go wrong! Expand
  2. Nov 23, 2013
    10
    Its a good game! I play it with a lot of friends although it has a hardware fee but it's okay! The first part of the game was good to i lovedIts a good game! I play it with a lot of friends although it has a hardware fee but it's okay! The first part of the game was good to i loved the diamond heist in the skyscraper. There is diamond heist here too but it's a little worse. Expand
  3. Dec 6, 2014
    10
    [The game's review language: Hungary]
    A PayDay: The Heist 2011. őszén debütált, jó fogadtatásban volt része de(!) a hossza nem volt elegendő
    [The game's review language: Hungary]
    A PayDay: The Heist 2011. őszén debütált, jó fogadtatásban volt része de(!) a hossza nem volt elegendő (Megjelenéskor 6 pálya volt). Ha mindenki emlékszik 2011-ben jött ki a Battlefield 3 és ezért a grafikai látvány világ mondhatni "nem jött be" az embereknek és ez nagy minusz volt a játéknak.

    De 2 év alatt történt sok új az Overkill Software számára ugyanis a Starbreeze Studios felvásárolta a jogokat, és berendelték a folytatást a: Payday 2-t...

    Grafika: változott a PayDay 2-ben és vannak árnyékok ami a Heist-be nem volt sokkal élesebb textúrák, jobb megvilágítási effektek, robbanási effektek más kinézetet kaptak. De talán még ide tartozik az is, hogy a pályák most sokkal jobbak tágabb, nyitotabb, élettel telíbb már az utcákon civilek is járkálnak és a város nem egy chernobyl kihalás szintjén van.

    Skillek és Perkek: Most már karakterünk (Választható: Dallas, Chains, Wolf, Hoxton és a John Wick filmből megkaptuk magát John Wick-et) fejleszthető van 5 Skill "fa" ami mind másra jó. Van a Mastermind aki inkább a "mindenes" sok féle skillel. Enforcer ő lesz a mi "tankunk" ha sokat fejlesztük az ő tulajdonságával kapjuk meg a legjobb armort. Technician ő nálunk az egyéb blokádoknál segít Drill-t gyorsíthat C4-et rakhat a széfekre. Ghost na ha csendesen, halkan játszunk (Stealth-be) ő a legjobb választás kisebb észrevehetőség zárakat gyorsan nyit fel, kamerákat tud loopolni, hogy ne legyünk láthatók számára... És a játék a Stealth stílust támogatja mindig ad legalább +5% XP-t. Szép fejlődés a heisthez képest (TAB+1 vagy 2 vagy 3-as számokkal váltasz, hogy mit fejlesztesz accuary, damage stb.). És utoljára a Fugitive ami egyenlőre a "gyors support" abban hasonló a Mastermind-ra, hogy ő is hozhat Medipack-ot. Nemrég behozták a Perkeket is amiben szintén több "fa" van. Ezek a perkek álltalában nagyobb HP-t gyorsabb ammo vételt, a társad mellet vagy te legyél a "tankja, őrzője" és téged lőnek.

    Fegyverek: Nem kicsi létszámmal vannak jelen kapunk jó sok SMG-t Assault Rifle-t Pisztolyokat (akár akimboba), Grenade Launcher, Sniper Rifle, LMG és ezek mindenhol minden kategóriában minimum 5 darab. Természetesen ez se maradhatott ki: rengeteg attachment de annyi, hogy számolni nem lehet van minden fegyverre 6 darab hangtompító 4681 Laser Sight, Scope-ok, más tárak, markolatok (ahogy olvasható tényleg nagyon sok van). Kezelések elég egyszerű bár ha valaki játszik egy kicsit látja, hogy az összes annyira tud hordani össze-vissza. Persze tennünk kell a fegyverekért és nyilván pénz kell, hogy beszerezzük őket.

    Küldetések: Na küldetések a Crime.net-re felmegyünk (azaz ahol küldetést választunk) kidobja a küldetéseket. Ha nincs olyan küldetés amit játszanánk akkor ezt meglehet azzal oldani, hogy "megvesszük" a preferált küldetést. Megtörténik az, hogy aki most kezdte el és más lobby-ba lép be 44-es vagy és belépsz oda ahol 96 szintű a host akkor 99%, hogy kidob. Lesznek itt Pro Jobok ami lényegében ugyanaz a küldetés lesz de(!) ha elrontjuk nem lehet újra kezdeni, de persze ha megcsináltuk a küldetést akkor nyilván a játék megbecsüli +pénz és +XP szóval mindenki döntse el, hogy jó-e ez neki? + PONT mert nagyok sok féle küldetés van lesz itt: Watch dogs ahol a kokaint passzolunk át munkaadónknak. Lesz itt Hoxton Breakout (ami a legtöbb XP-t és pénzt adja) ahol Hoxton-t kell kiszabadítani majd az FBI-nál az adatokat a szervert ellopni.
    Küldetések végeztével mindig választhatunk "kártyát" ezek valamiféle tárgyat adnak: Új maszk, új attachment, maszkokra más matrica, más szinezés.

    CO-OP: Payday=Csak mással. Ez a kijelentés azt takarja, hogy ha paydayezel baráttal, ismerőssel játsz mert esély is jobb, hogy meglesz a küldet... Tehát a jobb játékélmény. De egyedül nem érdemes megadott szint után már megcsinálhatatlan az egész... Látni majd, hogy a társaid olyan inteligenciát kaptak mint amikor a hangyát akarod tanítani arra, hogy hogyan repüljön szerencsélten magyarul NEM csinál semmit mindig lent vannak a földön csak golyófogóknak jók semmi másra max arra, hogy ha földön vagy felszed de semmi más.

    Frissítések:Naponta jönnek frissítések. Nem rég volt a Crimefest rendezvény ahol NAPONTA 500MB-s frissítések jöttek ami azért nem rossz. Amint van valami baj egyből dobják a frissítést ami viszont annak rossz akinek lassú nete van.

    DLC: Óóó de mennyi. És nem is olcsók. Emlékeztek a felsorolásra a fegyvereknél "Grenade Launcher, Sniper Rifle, LMG"? Na ezeket el lehet felejteni ha nem vesszük meg a DLC-t van Hotline Miami küldetés DLC Transport DLC Big Bank DLC (Érdekesség: van egy "The Dentist" nevű munkaadónk akit ha meglátunk a sorozat nézők nosztailgiázhatnak ugyanis ő a Breaking Bad-ből Gus Fring, aki a Los Pollos Hermanost vezette)... Nagyon sok de ami pozitívum egybe nem mindenért kell fizetni vannak ingyenes DLC-k lásd Shadow Raid.

    Értékelés:
    -Kevés ilyen jó játék van.
    -Nem pénztárcabarát DLC-k...

    +...De vannak ingyen is.
    +Grafika
    +Játékélmény
    +Hang
    +Mindig új dolgok
    +Frissítések
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  4. Jan 1, 2014
    8
    PAYDAY 2 brings back the characters from the original and they are back on a crime spree.
    This time you can access heists through a dynamic
    PAYDAY 2 brings back the characters from the original and they are back on a crime spree.
    This time you can access heists through a dynamic map displaying heists (which are called contracts and can span from one to three days) alongside their difficulty levels and who is playing them. New contracts (which are not in play by anyone else) pop up all the time and there are many different contracts to choose from (around ten maybe more at the time of writing). The higher the difficulty of a heist, the higher the XP and cash gain. Each difficulty level introduces new enemy type(s). There are a huge amount of different masks to choose from, over fifty, which can be customized with colours and more which are sometimes gained after heists I'll get to that later. The contracts in the game contain bank-robbing, jewelry-robbing, mall-destroying, meth-cooking, art-stealing, bag-hauling and more, alongside controlling civilians and, of course, shooting guys with guns. If you're into a game having a range of weapons, rejoice there is a mighty range of primary and secondary weapons un-lockable through your 'reputation' level and then bought with cash. Just like there are many weapons, there are many attachments for them.
    One of the biggest features in PAYDAY 2 is the skill tree system with four different trees: Mastermind, Enforcer, Technician, and Ghost. Masterminds have a med kit and can take control of a situation, allowing you to make guards cuff themselves, civilians help you up and people to do as you say. Enforcers have an ammo bag and are the 'big guns' of your squad, being able to carry bags quicker, deal more damage and have more health. Technicians have trip mines and sentry guns and can deal with equipment faster and more efficiently. Ghosts have an electronic jamming device and are about speed and agility, being able to sprint in all directions, take much less fall damage and pick locks faster. You don't have to invest yourself in one skill tree you can choose whatever skills you like.
    Whenever you complete a contract, you and your crew can each choose a card out of three. They are face-down so you don't know what you're getting. With these cards you can obtain extra cash, weapon attachments, masks, colours, materials and more.
    Unfortunately, after a certain amount of time, repeating the same contracts for more cash to buy, well, most things in the game becomes repetitive and shooting wave upon wave of cops becomes monotonous. Luckily, there are different ways to approach heists, there usually being a plan A which involves being stealthy or controlling people without the police getting involved, or plan B which is what usually happens when the alarm is raised and it's shooty-shooty time. The developers also promise more content and so far they have delivered there are occasional free updates with items, masks and heists, but also DLC for those who want it. Another issue is the not-so-great AI. If you are using AI teammates they will do a great job of being a bullet shield and reviving you, but they cannot complete objectives, which can make things difficult. The enemy AI can be odd sometimes, you might find them looking at a wall or being generally idle and soak up your rounds. This is not a common issue though, most of the time you'll be relentlessly rushed, flanked and have your objectives halted by your enemies. The last main issue which becomes apparent later on is that there is a certain level of grinding that must sometimes be done to buy that one thing you wanted, or unlock that skill you've been working towards. This is not a major issue but is sometimes complained about.
    Overall, PAYDAY 2 is a brilliant, fresh and exciting co-op shooter that is at its best when played with friends. If you're considering getting this game... do. You almost definitely won't be disappointed.
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  5. Aug 16, 2013
    8
    If you enjoyed left for deads co-op focus and overall design goals but thought that the survivors should have been robbing banks and pullingIf you enjoyed left for deads co-op focus and overall design goals but thought that the survivors should have been robbing banks and pulling off other high stakes heists then this is the game for you.

    Plenty of mission variety with branching paths, player customization it's all here and it works.

    The only faults I can think of are that the vote kick system and other host tools can be easily abused all together more humanity's flaws then the games. Easily worth the price.
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  6. Nov 5, 2013
    6
    Before you read this I want to point out the fact that this score is based off playing the multiplayer SOLO, no friends and playing withBefore you read this I want to point out the fact that this score is based off playing the multiplayer SOLO, no friends and playing with randoms. This game is fun for the first couple of hours playing with randoms, until you realize the payday community is filled with a bunch of pricks. Basically you will see level 50-60s in a level 1 mission then boot you for being to low a rank. People will expect you to know what to do right out the gate, and will quit at the slightest hint of the mission not going their way. Also if the host of the mission quits, and they will, the game will shut down completely, and you will lose all the cash, xp, and gear you should have gotten. The missions are also very repetitive. All bank jobs are of the exact same bank, the only difference is what is inside the vault. You will see the same problem repeatedly throughout the game. With friends the game gets an 8/10, but if you play this solo with randoms it gets a 6/10 Expand
  7. Apr 6, 2015
    0
    i got this in a sale but i still feel ripped off as the ai is a joke, the grapihcs are ugly and half the weapons in the game are behind a 100i got this in a sale but i still feel ripped off as the ai is a joke, the grapihcs are ugly and half the weapons in the game are behind a 100 dollar dlc paywall.
    i will never buy a overkill game again, this is a scam of a game.
    maybe it would have been a ok game if it had been released 10 years ago but it is ugly with boring gameplay and uncreative maps.
    every map is same thing - just place a drill and fix it when it jams and drill cops until it finishes and most of the maps in the game have the same reused assets.
    terrible game, would never recommend to anyone.
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