Arrowhead Sport Studios’ Helldivers 2 is obtainable now for PS5 and PC and already off to a robust begin. It’s peaked at 155,926 concurrent gamers on Steam, regardless of some points at launch and proven no indicators of slowing down. Amid its success, studio CEO Johan Pilestedt revealed that the sequel has been in improvement for practically eight years.
He tweeted, “Helldivers 2 lastly launched, seven years, 11 months, and 26 days of my life spent making a recreation that actually devolves right into a farce of my favorite films and books from my upbringing.” Stated films embrace Starship Troopers, which the sequence takes heavy inspiration from.
Through the years, Arrowhead was additionally busy including new content material and options to Helldivers 1, from expansions to the Dive More durable Version with new modes like Proving Grounds. The latter launched in December 2015, however different updates, like A New Hell with extra problem choices, enemies and Stratagems, arrived as late as October 2018.
As for the way forward for Helldivers 2, the developer confirmed that it could add new enemies, biomes, goals and story content material over time. Keep tuned for extra particulars within the meantime.
Okay! #Helldivers2 lastly launched, 7 years, 11 months and 26 days of my life spent on making a recreation that actually devolves right into a farce of my favorite films and books from my upbringing. Thanks all for being in within the joke of shouldering the cape of a totalitarian soldier. <3
— Pilestedt (@Pilestedt) February 10, 2024