Helldivers 2 has turned out to be an even bigger success than even Sony or developer Arrowhead Recreation Studios would have anticipated. The latter’s CEO, Johan Pilestedt, just lately revealed that the sport was “blowing via the estimates”, having bought round one million copies, surpassing 155,000 concurrent gamers on Steam to develop into Sony’s largest launch on the platform, and garnering over 360,000 concurrent gamers throughout all platforms.
That sudden success, as some might have guessed, can be inflicting gamers to run into connectivity and technical points. Although Arrowhead just lately launched hotfixes for the sport, points associated to servers, logging in, and rewards are nonetheless persisting, and as defined by Pilestedt in a just lately printed message on Twitter, that’s all the way down to the sudden stage of crowding that the sport’s servers are having to deal with.
Particularly the place points inflicting gamers to fail login makes an attempt are involved, Pilestedt says it’s as a result of the sport’s servers have exceeded “the utmost variety of login requests for that individual minute and/or that the servers are full and would require somebody to sign off earlier than permitting new gamers logging in.” Nonetheless, Pilested says that Arrowhead has elevated server capability, which ought to assist ease up the problem slightly bit.
Moreover, technical points the place generally the sport doesn’t correctly hand out rewards to gamers are additionally anticipated to persist for now. “The repair was mitigated, however not resolved,” Pilestedt wrote. “And with out further server upkeep, this can nonetheless not work as supposed. In case you get the problem, you’ll be able to attempt rebooting the sport to extend the possibility of it being reset. That is because of the excessive visitors on the servers resulting in rewards not being tracked accurately by our servers.”
So what’s the following step? Nicely, at first, the event staff must, you understand, sleep- however Pilested says they’ll be again at it “in a number of hours.”
“I do know the development problem is irritating, particularly for newer divers that wish to unlock candy gear,” he wrote. “For now, please as soon as once more settle for our honest apologies for the problems you’re going through, and relaxation assured, we’re doing our utmost to make it proper. So as to take action, proper now it’s essential that our staff will get some sleep, and we can be again at this once more in a number of hours.”
Past updates and common upkeep, Helldivers 2 has loads extra in retailer the place its post-launch assist is anxious, together with free additions within the type of new biomes, aims, enemies, story updates, and extra.
Helldivers 2 is on the market on PS5 and PC. Our evaluation can be going stay quickly, so keep tuned.
A message to the group with regard to our newest server replace. @helldivers2 @ArrowheadGS #Helldivers2. pic.twitter.com/lwriSFbBbK
— Pilestedt (@Pilestedt) February 11, 2024