Payday 3 All Playable Characters and Background

Tahmid Shihab Murshed
By Tahmid Shihab Murshed
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Image via Starbreeze Studios

Payday 3 will feature many new and returning characters. Let’s take a look at all the heisters available in Payday 3.

Payday 3 is one of the most anticipated games of 2023. It is a sequel to the famous heist shooter developed by Starbreeze Studios. The previous titles, Payday 1 and 2, are some of the most-played FPS titles, adored by worldwide fans.

Payday 3 was announced in 2016. The game was being developed by Overkill Software, which Starbreeze Studios later acquired. After much anticipation, the game has been released in early access.

The early access of Payday 3 has broken down the servers as players rush to take a peek at the infamous heisting experience. In Payday 3, the OG heisters return, with rookies joining their ranks.

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Payday 3 All Characters

In the world of Payday, the playable characters are known as Heisters. Players can choose from the roster of Heisters to create their own team of misfits. Each heister has a distinct playstyle, allowing players to be creative during looting.

There are six playable characters, or heisters, in Payday 3, with four returning from the previous titles. Here are all the characters in Payday 3:

  • Dallas
    • Name: Nathan Steele
    • Nationality: American
    • Age: 44 (Payday 2)
Payday 3 All Characters
Image via Overkill software
  • Chains
    • Name: Nicolas
    • Nationality: American
    • Age: 37 (Payday 2)
Payday 3 All Characters
Image via Overkill software
  • Hoxton
    • Name: James Hoxworth
    • Nationality: British
    • Age: 32 (Payday 2)
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Image via Overkill software
  • Wolf
    • Name: Ulf
    • Nationality: Swedish
    • Age: 34 (Payday 2)
Payday 3 All Characters
Image via Overkill software
  • Joy
    • Role: Hacker
    • Nationality: Japanese-American
    • Age: 22
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Image via Overkill software
  • Pearl (Newcomer)
Payday 3 All Characters

While six characters might sound too little for a game that has been developing for so long, players can rest assured that more heisters will arrive later. Moreover, the previous title started with four characters, growing to a roster of 22 heisters with DLCs.

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Tahmid Shihab Murshed is an FPS writer at GameRiv. Born with a knack for gaming, he has played all types of games out there. He has a heartfelt love for Call of Duty, and other shooter titles out there.