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Old 02-18-24, 01:34 AM
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Helldivers 2 (PS5, PC)

A guy at my work kept gushing about this game. I checked some videos out and decided to purchase. Started playing a few days ago on PS5 and definitely worth it. Im not big into online games but PVE is what i prefer. It for sure inspired by Starship Troopers.

Is anyone else here playing? my PSN nane is bauer83

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Old 02-18-24, 10:06 AM
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Re: Helldivers 2 (PS5, PC)

I definitely got a Starship Troopers vibe from the ad. Looks good but havenít pulled the trigger to buy.
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Re: Helldivers 2 (PS5, PC)

I got it but have barely played it yet since I was out of town. Looks good. I liked the first one a decade or whenever it came out. This is much different, but itís a cool game.
Seems like a big hit on PC, Sonyís biggest so far in that space (and, I think, their first day-and-date PC launch). Theyíve apparently had some launch hiccups. Once they get straightened out (or maybe they already have), this could be a popular game.
Not crazy about the microtransactions, but I guess thatís the business model for everything now, and at least itís totally playable without spending any more.
Old 02-18-24, 02:16 PM
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Re: Helldivers 2 (PS5, PC)

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. Theyíve apparently had some launch hiccups. Once they get straightened out (or maybe they already have), this could be a popular game.
Not crazy about the microtransactions, but I guess thatís the business model for everything now, and at least itís totally playable without spending any more.
The current servers are unable to hold the amount of people trying to log in and play (over 350k !)
I only been able to get in late in the evening.

Haven't spent anything extra since the grind is fun and apparently battle passes don't expire. They have a free and premium battle pass.
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Yeah, Servers Are Full, Please Try Later.
WTF is that? That is completely unacceptable. They better compensate with a good freebie for that BS.
Old 02-22-24, 05:42 AM
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When is the last time you saw a Dev tell everyone not to buy their game.....

Helldivers 2 Lead Is Telling People Not To Buy Until Servers Are Fixed ..... Helldivers 2 Lead Is Telling People Not To Buy Until Servers Are Fixed (thegamer.com)
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Honestly whether you own it or you don't, it doesn't seem to make any difference in your ability to play this game.
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I've played quite a bit of this one, all with randoms, and have had a great time. Picked it up at launch and never had any connectivity issues until late last week. It was impossible to get connected unless it was "off-peak" hours, so from early morning to early afternoon.

Jumped on this evening just to see how it was doing, and had no issues getting connected and into games right away.

It gets pretty repetitive after a couple matches so I'm never on for more than an hour or so, but there's still some nice variety between the different biomes, objectives, weapons, and stratagems.

If they can continue to improve the matchmaking process, and keep up with the maintenance, I could see keeping this installed for a while. So far it's been a great game to play when I want to take a break from my main game, which is Final Fantasy XVI these days.
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I keep hearing about this damn game. I might have to check it out.
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I really don't get what all the fuss is about. Like it is an ok game, but is very repetitive. I don't understand why the game has blown up the way it has.
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I really don't get what all the fuss is about. Like it is an ok game, but is very repetitive. I don't understand why the game has blown up the way it has.
Twitch streamers. Everyone wants to be doing/playing the same things they see being streamed.
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Re: Helldivers 2 (PS5, PC)

It's not very deep and is repetitive, I agree. But it's fun at least and it's cool that it's such a popular PvE game rather than PvP. Much less toxic experience.
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I've yet to fire this game up...been playing Skull & Bones and don't agree at all with a lot of the Bad Reviews but, for those who have played any tips before jumping straight in and a few questions....

I assume for solo players there is a sort of, Matchmaking where you can join three others?

I've seen reports where players are getting kicked from squads because they don't have some OP Loadout?
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its a bit of a learning curve (steep but short), but you should figure it out after 4-5 matches. I jumped in pretty cold, played 2-3 matches. then went to youtube and watched a couple Beginner guide videos, and then I got the hang of it after a couple more matches.

I'd recommend going to the Galaxy Map, and hitting quickplay, it will add you to a match.
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Re: Helldivers 2 (PS5, PC)

I just picked this up today since my friends have been playing it. You can get it (Steam code) from Green Man Gaming for $33.19 with the coupon code "MAR17"

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