• Pulling off the perfect heist is a thrilling experience.
  • Classes are varied and each one feels useful.


  • Hard to enjoy this game if you don't have friends to play it with.
  • Mission select screen is unintuitive.

At A Glance

Payday 2, the sequel to Overkill Software’s 2011 heist game, is great—as long as you have good friends to play it with. Otherwise, it's a frustrating and unintuitive experience.

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