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A 2013 cooperative first-person shooter, developed by Overkill Software for Windows, Linux, Xbox 360, and PS3. It was also released to Xbox One and PS4 in June 2015 as the Crimewave Edition. Use this tag for any version of the game.

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Payday 2 on Linux: locked at 60fps with NVIDIA's Kernel Mode Setting

I use Nvidia's DRM (Direct Rendering Manager) Kernel Mode Setting (see https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/NVIDIA#DRM_kernel_mode_setting) to get rid of screen tearing on my desktop. I've also tried ...
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How to fix the “Access Violation” crash for Payday 2?

I've recently purchased the Payday 2 Ultimate Edition on Steam. While playing the game, it unexpectedly crashes (quite often). Looking at the crashlog.txt file found in my AppData folder, every ...
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I have a problem launching Payday 2

This started happening a couple days ago. When it try to launch the game from steam it tries to open but fails and displays nothing, so I tried opening it from the game folder. It displayed the ...
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Payday 2 Place Sentry in AP Mode

Is it possible to change the default mode sentries are placed in? Currently mine are placed in the standard mode, but I only ever use AP mode A Steam discussion post I found suggests it is possible, ...
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How do you obtain the Halloween 2017 masks?

In the Halloween 2017 Event new masks were added to the game. Seven Deadly Sins Masks The Cursed Kill room comes with 7 sinful masks to collect. To get a mask you need to open some safes first ...
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Will there be less cops if I play solo or with only AI?

If I play a loud heist with no AI to help, will there be less cops, and what about stealth? Also, will there be more cops if I bring AI along?
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Payday 2 Scarface mansion, Ernesto Sosa sniped

I was attempting to stealth the mission and was successful till the phone call was made, however before we managed to enter the room where Ernesto Sosa is in(killed him when objective is to Enter the ...
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PAYDAY 2 “This is a butcher mod pack item” bug?

I just bought the $40 dlc thing in the store which includes all the extras for the game and when I go to the OVE9000 Saw it still says 'NOT AVAILABLE'. I don't know what the problem with this is ...
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Is there a way to determine which computer I need to hack in The Big Bank heist?

I am trying to stealth the Big Bank heist but I keep getting spotted when cycling through all desktop machines that I need to hack to unlock the time lock door into the vault. Is there a way I can ...
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What's best way to improve the gang's safe house in Payday 2?

I've been collecting continental coins for a while, and now it's time to spend them. I know the majority of the upgrades are just aesthetic, but do any of them affect the gameplay in some way?
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In day 2 of the Hoxton Breakout heist, is there a method besides trial and error for obtaining the correct DNA files?

The wiki on this heist says the following: After gathering evidence, which is in the blue boxes marked "Clown Case", each box must be scanned (30 seconds each) until the traitor's DNA can be found....
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Does killing civilians increase the difficulty of the police response?

Occasionally when I accidentally kill civilians be it collateral damage or I just don't want to deal with them... Bain sometimes says: Hey! They're gonna bring in the big guns if you kill ...
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Resuming a suspended Crime Spree costs Continental coins?

I started a Crime Spree at level 0 and paid 6 Continental Coins for it. I then decided to do something else and suspended the Crime Spree right away. Later, I wanted to resume the Crime Spree, but ...
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How do the Crime Spree armor skin rewards work?

According to the Payday wiki, "the guaranteed [Crime Spree] rewards are... certain armor skins." I would like to get all the Crime Spree armor skin rewards (not including the Safe drops). At what ...
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Is there a way to quickly view which heists I have done and on which difficulties?

Is there a way to check which heists I have already done and on which difficulties easily? I know I can go check each individual heist to see which ones, what difficulties, and how many times, but I ...
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What missions are needed to earn the “Difficulty Masks?”

I recently got the Very Hard Difficulty Mask, but as I checked what missions I have and have not done, I realized that I did not complete all missions on Very Hard. What missions exactly are needed to ...
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Does Swansong count for Berserker?

When Swansong is active, is Beserker also active? I understand that the player is below the Beserker threshold (as you would have 0% of your hp max), but I want to double check.
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What mission gives the most money the fastest?

In Payday 2, I am trying to go Infamous. To do so, I need 200 million dollars in my offshore account. What mission can I do to get the most amount of money the fastest? If it is the same mission ...
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What determines Safe drops in Payday 2?

What determines that a player will or can earn a Safe during the end of mission payday in Payday 2? Are there any weekly limits or anything that changes how and when they are earned?
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Does “upgrading” to digital special edition for Hotline Miami 2 give you Jacket in Payday 2

So I already own Hotline Miami 2 but not the "digital special edition". In Payday 2 if you own the digital special edition you get Jacket as a playable character. If I just pay $5 to upgrade to ...
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What happens when you kill a civilian when you have no money?

I'm wondering what happens if you have $0 in your spending money and you shoot and kill a civilian?
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Problem with DLC pack for Payday 2 PS4?

I recently bought the $35 Payday DLC. It mentioned new missions and items etc. but when I play the game, I'm only seeing the few new missions that came with the patch already. How do I access the ...
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What is the purpose of the picture in the deposit boxes on Firestarter?

On day 3 of the mission, you record the burning of the Mendoza's money that is inside of a vault. During this time, you can open up some deposit boxes. By chance, one of the boxes can contain a ...
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Carbon Blade Aced - 20% more effective?

What does it mean by 20% more effective? The saw lasts 20% longer before needing to change the blade? The upgrade before it says it makes it 20% more efficient. Does 20% more effective mean the ...
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How To Remove XP Penalty on Heists

I noticed that some heists carry a small percent of XP penalty. My question is how exactly can you remove these penalties?
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Cannot reconnect controller when it shuts off automatically - Payday 2 Crimewave Edition

Sometimes, I'll pause my game to go do something and occasionally I'm away for so long that my controller turns off to save battery power. Like most games, a message pops up asking for you to ...
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Can't throw loot bag in Payday 2 Crime Wave edition Xbox One

This is a very annoying bug in the game. It seems to occur randomly, usually in games I am not hosting. My HUD displays that I am carrying a loot bag, but I cannot throw it. Because of this, I ...
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What do the LUA Hooks in Payday 2 do?

Is there any guide or documentation out there, describing what each of the Payday 2 hooks do. After some research, the closest I have got is this, and while that explains the BLT hook well, it does ...
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Where does PAYDAY 2 store the music files?

Where, in the PAYDAY 2 bundles is the music? I understand it is probably in the bundles but that won't be a problem because I've already extracted everything using the bundle modder tool. Also, I am ...
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Is Uppers Aced not working?

I tried to put a First Aid Kit beneath me just before I go down and yet I don't consume it automatically... I also tried with Swan Song Aced, dropping it during Swan Song and it didn't worked either. ...
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If I bought two of the same game but didn't give me an extra copy, can I refund one?

So recently I just bought Payday 2. One day after I bought Payday 2 GOTY edition because I wanted the DLC. It told me in my purchase that I wouldn't receive an extra copy of Payday 2. But I would ...
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Payday 2 anarchist and crew chief

I was wondering if the anarchist and crew chief stacks with each other. It says like 50% of your health is combined into 110% armor bla bla... so does this mean if one of your teammates uses the crew ...
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But how do I get But How?

How can I get the But How? achievement on the Slaughterhouse map? The achievement states In the Slaughterhouse job, get the armoured truck to drop without shooting at the wires on which it is ...
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Missing DLC in Crimewave edition?

I have recently started to play Payday 2: Crimewave edition on PS4, and as usual for me, looked at the wiki to get a idea of what playtype exist, what interested me, and which weapon/skill to get for ...
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How do the additional guards work in Framing Frame day 3?

I just completed Framing Frame on full stealth (difficulty hard). Had to replay Day 3 a few times and I noticed that I can down 2 or 3 guards without any ill effects. (Assuming I answer their pagers ...
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Can you stop the cops appearing in payday 2 [duplicate]

Is it possible to set off an ecm jammer and kill all the guards and cuff all the civilians so the alarm is never set off in a bank heist?
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Is it possible to tell if the Gangsters will backstab you on Day 2 of rats?

Some background information here: In the mission Rats, your objective for the second day is to trade the Meth you cooked on the first day for information about the whereabouts of "The Mendozas" (the ...
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What is the Exceedingly Rare Special Item in Payday 2?

When you drill open a safe there is a chance of getting an Exceedingly Rare Special Item, according to what it says on the Sputnik Safe and the Crimefest II safe. What is this Exceedingly Rare Item? ...
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Continue from downloading folder

Last night I've been downloading Payday2 update. It was 5.3GB and requiring over 3 hours. So I decided keep turn on my laptop and sleep. I opened cmd (command.com) and entered command -shutdown -s -f -...
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How can I take down SWAT Van Turrets?

This has been a question that has been on my mind for quite a while. While I have played my share of heists, the one thing that always seems to stop me dead in my tracks, literally, seems to be those ...
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Is there a way to get both Sneaky Bastard aced and Bulletproof aced?

I'm having trouble finding the points, especially since I'm not currently infamied enough to have point requirements lowered. Thanks in advance.
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When are guards alerted by nearby kills?

For example, when trying to silently take out (shoot) a guard on the top floor of the Shadow Raid job, some times (and seemingly at random), a guard on the roof will be alerted. This then leads to the ...
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What are differences/perks of the different Ballistic Vests in Payday 2

I know the light ballistic vest makes you move a little vaster compared to the others but I want to know what exactly the differences between them all. I'm leaning towards the normal vest because it's ...
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How do I change my weapon's name?

I know that you can change it on PC, but I don't know how to do it on PS4.
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How does “Dodge” really work?

This has actually been a burning question I have had for the longest time now. How does the "Dodge" mechanic in Payday 2 really work? To my (vague) knowledge, dodge allows you to basically avoid ...
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I'm not receiving money from missions

I just started the game, and completed 4 missions, but my spending cash is still the same. I went to buy guns, and it says I still have same amount, even though last mission I earned $6000. Where is ...
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How to get “Oh, That's How You Do It” achievement?

Now I've gone through my share of Payday 2 achievements. However,there are still a few achievements which have got me stumped. In this case, it's the "Oh, That’s How You Do It". Essentially, you have ...
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Is it possible to convert a bulldozer using a Dominator skill?

If I deal a lot of damage to a bulldozer and approach him as he is reloading, is it possible to convert/dominate him? Notes: There is a video on yt, but it shows only a bug I guess. I cannot find ...
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Why does no one drop into my public Payday 2 game?

Update 8/21/15 Due to the number of views on this question, I thought I should update about the situation, which is that Xbox One players still cannot join each other's games if they are not ...
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Did not obtain Aubery Mask after getting Phew!

Played the Hotline Miami mission on V. Hard, and on day 2 I defused the bomb on the guy in the chair, unlocking the trophy "phew!", we went on to complete the mission. However there's still no Aubery ...