Welcome To Crimenet: ‘Payday 2′ Live-Action Web Series Launches

It’s not just a simple bank heist in the first episode of this web series based on the upcoming “Payday 2″ directed by filmmaker Demian Lichtenstein.

Developers 505 Games (a spinoff of “Syndicate” remake studio, Starbreeze) collaborated on the series of “Payday 2″ shorts which, at this stage, have a real paranoid vibe to them, with a little bit of a Robin Hood angle for its bank robbing antiheroes. It’s a real departure from the essentially amoral first game, which borrowed its aesthetic and mood from the career criminal action flicks like “Heat” or “Thief.”

You can look for new episodes of “Payday 2″ every two weeks leading up to the release of the game in August.

Watch: Payday 2 Live Action Series, Episode 1

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