505 Games and OVERKILL – a Starbreeze Studio, have just announced that hit co-op shooter, PAYDAY 2, will take over next-gen consoles with the “Crimewave Edition”.

PAYDAY 2: Crimewave Edition will satisfy console fans’ craving for action packed crime sprees by bringing more than a year’s worth of paid DLC packs and free updates bundled in the box – including the fan favorite – The Big Bank Heist, and “Clover,” the first female heister.

To celebrate the announcement, PAYDAY 2: Crimewave Edition will be digitally available on next-gen consoles at a 25% discount on PlayStation Network and Xbox Live for the duration of the pre-order period. Below we have also got a selection of screenshots from the game and a nice new trailer for you all to feast your eyes on. On top of all that we had a chance to put some questions to Almir Listo, Producer on PAYDAY 2 which you can read HERE.

“The continuance of the PAYDAY-saga on Xbox One and Playstation 4 is going to be awesome. With improved frame rate, greater looking textures, 1080p resolution and more than a year worth of updates included in the game at launch, robbing banks together has never looked as sweet.” Said Bo Andersson Klint, CEO of Starbreeze AB. “Getting PAYDAY into the hands of as many gamers as possible has always been one of our mantras, hopefully our initial offer will make it easier than ever for new and old heisters alike to enjoy PAYDAY 2 ”.

PAYDAY 2 is one of the most popular shooters in the market with more than 9 million players on Steam, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. As one of many heists in the PAYDAY 2: Crimewave edition, the Big Bank adds the new contact the Dentist, voiced by actor Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad) as well as the new Preplanning feature that lets you plan out your heist beforehand. This is the ultimate bank robbery experience – achieved by stealthy guile or relentless. There are more heists, characters, weapons and masks and other updates added, making PAYDAY 2: Crimewave edition the ultimate heist experience on the next-gen consoles.

By pre ordering PAYDAY 2: Crimewave Edition from participating retailers, consumers will unlock the special Hard Time Loot Bag digital content including:

• Red dot weapon sight modification available for use on all rifle weapons
• Exclusive Skull mask
• PlayStation 4 or Xbox One exclusive mask
• Unique mask pattern titled “I LOVE OVERKILL”
• Unique color pattern, only available with this unlock
• Bundle of in-game cash

PAYDAY 2: Crimewave Edition is available for pre-order now on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Again get over to our interview with Almir Listo, Producer on PAYDAY 2 here, we will keep you updated about all things PAYDAY 2: Crimewave Edition right here on Mouse n Joypad. For more information visit the PAYDAY site if you can’t wait until June.