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Payday 3 Known Issues at Launch

Learn about the known issues at the launch of Payday 3 that the developers are working on with the game's first update.
Payday 3 Known Issues at Launch
Starbreeze Studios

Have you been running into any trouble or glitches/bugs in Payday 3 at launch? Don't worry; the developers are aware of some known issues with Payday 3 and even provided an expected date for fixing these issues.

In this consistently updated article, we provide you with a list of known Payday 3 issues on PC, Xbox Xeries X/S, and PlayStation 5, so let's jump in.

Update on 5 October 2023: Payday 3 devs promise over 200+ QoL improvements for all platforms in October, and there's much more to come in the months ahead!

Known Payday 3 Issues Listed

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There are a few minor issues with Payday 3 at launch that the developers are aware of and working to fix. (Picture: Starbreeze Studios)

There are a few known Payday 3 issues that the developer is working on fixing soon. None of these are game-breaking, and we've found the game to be quite technically solid at launch. With that being said, you can check out a list of known Payday 3 issues below.

  • Story videos are missing audio on PlayStation 5.
  • The title may crash if you try to join a full lobby via Steam shell on PC.
  • User input stops working after blocking a player through the 
    social screen on Xbox Series X/S.
  • Preset weapons that you cannot afford appear as “owned” if you 
    purchase a base weapon. Restart the game to reset this issue.
  • Some challenges may be shown twice in the result screen.
  • Players may get a “connection error” if the game is left idle for ~15 
    minutes. Just press “Return to main menu” if this happens.
  • Both “Access denied” and “Access granted” audio is played when 
    shoving the correct NPC to a retina scanner.

As you can see, some of these Payday 3 issues are specific to a platform. Not everyone will run into these issues either, so just take this as a heads-up PSA.

When Will The First Payday 3 Update Release?

Developer Starbreeze Studios has noted that the known issues will be fixed in the first patch after Payday 3's launch. So, exactly when will this update be released? Well, while things might change, the developer plans to have the first Payday 3 update live on 5 October 2023!

Haven't played Payday 3 yet? Then check out the action-packed gameplay trailer showcasing heists in action below.

So there you have it, the current known issues in Payday 3 on PC, Xbox Series X/S, and PS5. As more information becomes available, we will endeavor to update this article with haste, so stay tuned!

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