Helldivers™ 2

Sony Interactive Entertainment
Available on
  • PS Plus required for online play
  • In-game purchases optional
  • Online play required
  • Supports up to 4 online players with PS Plus
  • Remote Play supported
  • PS5 Version
    Vibration function and trigger effect supported (DualSense wireless controller)

What is Helldivers 2?

Fight for freedom across a hostile galaxy in this frenetic third-person co-operative team shooter.

Do you believe in freedom? Can you stand in the face of oppression – and defend the defenceless? Wage war for peace. Die for democracy.

Join forces with up to three friends and wreak havoc on an alien scourge threatening the safety of your home planet, Super Earth, in this multiplayer co-op shooter for PS5 and PC from Arrowhead Game Studios. 

Step into the boots of the Helldivers, an elite class of soldiers whose mission is to spread peace, liberty and Managed Democracy using the biggest, baddest and most explosive tools in the galaxy. 

Helldivers don't go planet side without proper backup, but it’s up to you to decide how and when to call it in. Not only do you have a host of superpowered primary weapons and customizable loadouts, you also have the ability to call on stratagems during play. 

Helldivers 2 features Arrowhead's best cooperative gameplay yet. Collaboration will be vital: Teams will synergize on loadouts, strategize their approach for each mission and complete objectives together.1

Enlist in Super Earth’s premier military peacekeeping force today. We are heroes… we are legends… WE ARE HELLDIVERS.

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Standard Edition

  • HELLDIVERS™ 2 full game

Super Citizen Edition

  • HELLDIVERS™ 2 full game.
  • ‘DP-53 Savior of the Free’ Armour Set.
  • ‘Will of the People’ Cape.
  • ‘MP-98 Knight’ Weapon.
  • Super Citizen Status.
  • Stratagem Hero Ship Game.
  • ‘Steeled Veterans’ Premium Warbond.

Play Helldivers 2 on PC

Battle to win an intergalactic struggle to rid the galaxy of the rising Alien threats in this 3rd person squad-based shooter for PC.

Dive into freedom

Fight for Super Earth!

Freedom. Peace. Managed Democracy. Your Super Earth-born rights. The key pillars of our civilization are under attack from deadly alien creatures conspiring to destroy your planet and its values.

The Helldivers must take on the role of peacekeepers in this Galactic War and protect their home planet, spread the message of Democracy and repel the hostiles by force.

Wield overpowered weapons!

Decide how to take down each enemy surge using a multitude of offensive and defensive tools. 

Need to take out a massive onslaught of Terminids in one go? Call in a hellpod drop a 500KG bomb, leaving behind only liberated bug corpses. Need to lay down a defensive perimeter? Bring in an Anti-Personnel Mine Deployer to boobytrap the battlefield. 

As you complete missions, you can upgrade your ship and build an even more impressive arsenal. Everything from shield generators, to turrets, to large-scale airstrikes can be used to give your team the upper-hand.

Aim carefully!

They say everything is better with friends, especially when it comes to raining destruction down on the enemies of Liberty! Be warned though: for maximum challenge and collaboration, friendly fire is always on. Communicate with your squad mates and make sure your arsenal only takes down your adversaries.

1PlayStation®Plus required for online multiplayer. PlayStation Plus membership subject to recurring subscription fee taken automatically until cancellation. Age restrictions apply. Full terms: play.st/psplus-usageterms.

Know your enemy

OK, here’s the reality: everything, on every planet, wants you dead. This is the life of a Helldiver. School yourself on the diabolical Terminids and the nefarious Automaton Collective.


Warbonds explained

Invest in Warbonds!

Warbonds are your in-game ticket to fighting this galactic war in style.

Buy these in-game catalogues and unlock all of their featured items so that you’re prepared for whatever hits the frontlines. Each one includes in-game weapons, armours, capes, emotes, stratagems, utilities and more.  

And that’s not all: each Warbond is not time-limited! Once you buy it, you’re free to go ahead and reap its rewards whenever you like.

How to obtain Warbonds

  1. Buy Super Credits (your virtual in-game currency) from the in-game “acquisitions ” store or PlayStation Store.
  2. Head in-game and browse the Warbond catalogues – check out all that gear you could unlock.
  3. Buy your Warbond of choice with your purchased Super Credits.
  4. Complete missions to earn Medals (your in-game reward currency).
  5. Spend those Medals to unlock more content from the Warbond catalogue.

Experience the full fury of the fight for galactic liberty

Adaptive triggers

Get to grips with each alien-busting weapon as you discover varying levels of recoil, rate of fire, and weight of the firearms you take into battle.

Haptic feedback

Step into the unknown and discover the mysterious worlds come to life in your hands through immersive environmental and weather effects.

Built-in microphone

Warn allies of impending sneak attacks, swap tactics in the chaos of combat, and make plans for celebrating another job well done.

Tempest 3D AudioTech on compatible headphones

Listen out for alien footsteps, incoming attacks, and distant, desperate screams for help from Helldivers wandering away from their squad mates.1

Fast loading

Can’t wait to get into the action? That’s the Helldiver spirit. Dive straight into the next thrilling battle for freedom with lightning-fast load times.

13D audio via built-in TV speakers or analogue/USB stereo headphones. Set up and latest system software update required.

Helldivers 2 screenshots

Helldivers 2 FAQs

Well, Helldivers 2 isn’t the continuation of an on-going storyline, so you don’t need to have played the original game released back in 2015 – but we’d definitely recommend taking a look, as it scored very highly with critics.

You sure can. Helldivers 2 supports both cross-play features. This means you can team up with friends playing on PS5 or PC.

Yeah, internet access and a paid for PlayStation Plus membership are required for PS5.

Helldivers 2 is an online multiplayer team shooter where you join a squad with up to three friends, so there is no offline or single player game mode.

Oh yes. The Super Citizen Edition is available for both PS5 and PC, and features a bunch of bonus content. Check it out on PlayStation Store and Steam.

You have the option to make in-game purchases for warbonds and other items

We are planning to bring you fresh seasonal content to continue your fight for galactic freedom. Stay tuned for details.

Arrowhead Game Studios, a highly talented team of creative thinkers based in Sweden.

So far they’ve launched Magicka, The Showdown Effect, Gauntlet, and the original Helldivers.

In their own words…

"We’re dedicated to creating intensely thrilling and hilarious game experiences for our players. Through games as a medium, we are on a mission to cure loneliness and build bridges, one friendly-fire co-op session at a time. We are a value driven company that strives to become the best co-op studio in the world."

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**3D Audio via built-in TV speakers or analogue/USB stereo headphones.

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