PAYDAY 2 Patch 238.2 Notes (Version 238.2) – July 4, 2023

PAYDAY 2 patch 238.2 is available to download on PC. According to the official PAYDAY 2 patch notes, the latest update resolves issues related to the Crude Awakening Heists. Payday 2 update 238.2 also includes improvements for matchmaking and prioritizing friends’ lobbies.

Previously, a major Payday 2 update 2.38 added quality-of-life changes and fixes. Unfortunetly, since the last patch, players are experiencing problems with the game. Today’s PAYDAY 2 patch 238.2 will fix a few of these issues.

Check out more details below.

PAYDAY 2 Patch 238.2 Notes – July 4, 2023

Crude Awakening Heists

  • Graphical Improvements
    • Fixed graphical pop-in when looking out of an office window onto the platform where the zipline finishes.
  • Collision Fixes
    • Fixed players standing on top of invisible collision on the stairs leading up to the oil puzzle.
    • Fixed bloodstains appearing on props in the security room where they shouldn’t.
    • Resolved collision issue near the docking area causing the player’s head to clip through a pipe.
    • Fixed bags getting stuck on a ladder connected to the big yellow crane outside the locker room.


  • Crash Fixes
    • Fixed a crash when picking up gear on the Black Cat and Golden Grin Casino heists, as well as similar heists where crashes occurred randomly.


  • Improved Lobby Display
    • Updated CRIME.NET to prioritize displaying friends’ lobbies before public lobbies.
    • Fixed issue where inviting favorite heisters did nothing in the social hub through Steam.
  • Filter Fixes
    • Resolved issues with matchmaking that caused Crime Spree and Holdout lobbies to be displayed under the Heists filter.
    • Fixed a related issue where players became soft-locked if they used game mode filters, requiring a game restart.
    • Fixed issue that prevented modded players’ lobbies from being displayed on CRIME.NET.
  • Filter Functionality
    • Players now need to click on “Apply These Settings” in the filters menu of CRIME.NET for their chosen server filters to take effect.
    • Distance filter on CRIME.NET has been reintroduced, prioritizing servers hosted closest to the player:
      • “Close” fetches servers from the player’s country only.
      • “Far” fetches servers from the player’s region (groups of countries).
      • “Worldwide” fetches servers from anywhere in the world (default option).

Download PAYDAY 2 update 238.2 on PC.

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