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Helldivers 2 FAQ: Every important question, answered

Everything you need to know about Helldivers 2, including platforms, common error fixes, and how to check the server status
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Helldivers 2 is a breakout success for Arrowhead Game Studios, and it’s somewhat suffering from it. 

The lighthearted tone has players loving the game, but the influx of players means that the servers have been suffering, causing a litany of connection issues and even a lack of rewards for mission completion. Yikes!

Luckily the development team is improving the game daily, and issuing regular updates to smooth over the issues that come with suffering from success. 

For everything you need to know to start playing Helldivers 2 today so you can protect the galaxy with a healthy dose of armed democracy, just read through our Helldivers 2 breakdown below.

Helldivers 2 gameplay

It's a big world the explore - when the servers work.

What platforms in Helldivers 2 on?

Helldivers 2 is available on PS5 and PC via Steam.

Is Helldivers 2 crossplay?

Helldivers 2 does have crossplay between all platforms.

Is Helldivers 2 on PS+?

Helldivers isn’t currently available on PS+.

Is Helldivers 2 on Xbox Game Pass?

Helldivers 2 is not available on Xbox consoles, nor Xbox Game Pass for PC.

Will Helldivers 2 release on Xbox?

There are no plans to release Helldivers 2 on Xbox, and as it’s a PlayStation Studios game, it doesn’t seem that the game will launch on Xbox in the future.

Is Helldivers 2 multiplayer?

Yes, Helldivers 2 is a unique kind of MMO, and you can play with your friends, as long as the servers are behaving.

Can you play Helldivers 2 solo?

Yes, Helldivers 2 has an offline mode that lets you play on your own, although we don't recommend it.

How to check Helldivers 2 server status

There’s no official site to visit in order to view the Helldivers 2 server status, however frequent updates are available on the Helldivers 2 Twitter account and the Helldivers 2 Discord server. For a breakdown of the latest server information at the time of writing, take a look at our Helldivers 2 server issues news post.

Helldivers 2 "failed to join lobby error"

If you're running into this server-related error, we do have some suggestions to help fix it in our "failed to join lobby error" guide.

How to get Super Citizen status in Helldivers 2

To be a "Super Citizen" you must purchase the deluxe edition of Helldivers 2, then you can set your tag to it.

How many GB is Helldivers 2? PS5/PC file size

Helldivers 2 takes up 24.73GB on PS5, and 70.32GB on Steam/PC.

How to get Premium Warbonds in Helldivers 2

The Warbond system is the primary method of progression in Helldivers 2, and if you want access to the Premium Warbond, you will need to pay 1,000 Super Credits through the Acquisition menu.