Helldivers 2 is a mega hit

Helldivers 2 has a big future ahead of it. At least according to the head of the development studio Arrowhead Games, the journey for the extremely popular shooter is far from over. Since the release almost exactly two weeks ago the action game is riding on a huge wave of success and was even able to break several records. There have already been some low blows, but it is still on everyone's lips. And that should just be the beginning.

Is Helldivers 2 free?

There was a rumor circulating for a while that Helldivers 2 (buy now ) supposedly around a Free2Play game. However, that's not true, the shooter is a classic full-price title and costs for both PC and PS5 currently 39.99 euros.


However, it should happen soon some discount promotions where you can buy the action game a little cheaper. It's worth it, because the future seems to have a lot in store for Helldivers 2.

Big dreams for Helldivers 2

The development studio Arrowhead Games has already released numerous updates for Helldivers 2 in the past few weeks. These not only brought bug fixes and optimizations, but also introduced new features and content for the shooter. Not every innovation was particularly well received by fans.

But the team is clearly keen to support the action game long-term. The studio boss's dreams also show this.


Arrowhead boss Johan Pilestedt spoke up via X (formerly Twitter) and gave a little insight into his thoughts. His ambitious goal seems to be to further expand the status of the action game. Anyone who thinks of the PlayStation should also think of Helldivers 2.

“I agree with you. It's crazy that it could actually be like this in the future. Like… like a childhood dream coming true.”

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What's your opinion about …? In your opinion, does Helldivers 2 actually have what it takes to one day be mentioned in the same breath as the PlayStation 5? Or is the studio boss suffering from delusions of grandeur due to his current success? Feel free to write it to us in the comments!

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Can you play Helldivers 2 alone?

The gameplay is designed for team battles, but you can still Play Helldivers 2 alone. So you don't necessarily have to have some comrades on hand. However, a permanent online connection is also required for solo games. In co-op mode Up to four players can compete against Automatons and Terminids at the same time.

Source: Johan Pilestedt via X (formerly Twitter)