Starbreeze and 505 Games have this week announced the arrival of a brand new chunk of DLC that’s hit the PC version of their latest tactical heist first person shooter Payday 2. The new DLC is in collaboration with Lionsgate and Thunder Road Pictures and will allow players to play as Keanu Reeves in the role of John Wick from the upcoming movie of the same name.

The new DLC is set to introduce a handful of new content to the game that includes a brand new playable character, John Wick, as well as a new perk system, weapons, and wearables all to promote the upcoming movie John Wick which is expected to land in cinemas on Friday, October 24.

The exclusive DLC pack includes:

  • John Wick, a new playable character in PAYDAY 2
  • A new perk system called Hitman, which includes features such as Akimbo, the ability to dual wield weapons, a favorite of John Wick himself
  • A new pistol with accompanying weapon modifications and a new knife melee weapon
  • Three cool-looking sunglasses to customize and wear

“We continue working with great partners, this time with Lionsgate and their movie John Wick,” said Starbreeze Chief Executive Officer Bo Andersson Klint. “We’ve finally got a real hitman on our team. Being able to play as John Wick in Payday 2 ahead of the movie’s release is a great reward for our loyal PAYDAY 2 community, which reached the final milestone of 1.5 million members in our Payday 2 Steam group before our 12-day Crimefest event.”

The DLC is available to download right now absolutely free for your copy of Payday 2, but don’t worry if you don’t already have the game, moviegoers purchasing tickets to John Wick on Fandango will receive a free download of Payday 2 on Steam.

John Wick is set to launch in cinemas on October 24, the movie is directed by David Leitch and Chad Stahelski and stars Keanu Reeves. The movie follows John Wick, a hit man coming out of retirement to get revenge on gangsters who ruined his life.

 

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