Payday developer Starbreeze is working on a Dungeons and Dragons game
Starbreeze has revealed that Project Baxter, a live service co-op multiplayer Dungeons and Dragons title, will be one of its next projects.
The project, announced on the studio's website as a collaboration with Wizards of the Coast, is scheduled for release in 2026 across "all major platforms" with crossplay support.
The company has confirmed that the game will be built in Unreal Engine 5, and that fans can expect the "signature Starbreeze game cornerstones of co-operative multiplayer, lifetime commitment through a Games as a Service-model, community engagement, and a larger than life experience." Starbreeze will also self-publish it, and it has released an illustration from the project depicting a town.
Starbreeze's most recent release. Payday 3 received a mixed response from critics and fans due to a lack of content and an always-online requirement, which resulted in the game being unplayable for weeks due to server issues. According to the studio's parent company, Embracer Group, the issues ended up with the title underperforming commercially.
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