While co-op third-person shooter Helldivers 2 went down well with gamers and became Sony’s biggest PC game launch, it continued to struggle with access issues and untracked rewards, even forcing its developer to withdraw a patch due to performance. problems.
Helldivers 2 developer Arrowhead Game Studios released patch 01,000,005 for the game on Steam yesterday, January 12th. The update was meant to fix major issues affecting players’ ability to log in, but it led to performance issues, which in turn caused Arrowhead to roll back the patch.
“We’ve rolled back the patch due to significant performance degradation for some users,” Arrowhead wrote in a note on the Helldivers Discord. “The mission reward adjustment will not be affected by this.”
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Into Patch notes for update 01.000.005, Arrowhead promised to compensate players for lost rewards through an increased rewards event. Much of Helldivers 2’s progression comes from mission rewards, which makes it a particularly nasty problem for players trying to grow their avatars more powerful.
Meanwhile, today, February 13, Arrowhead released a patch for the PS5 version that addresses server capacity, accessibility improvements, and mission rewards. It’s the same as the PC patch, but Arrowhead said it doesn’t expect performance issues on PS5. “We are currently investigating this issue with the PC build since yesterday,” the developer said.
Arrowhead CEO Johan Pilestedt used to be apologized to the players and explained how the servers have been dealing with the onslaught of players since its launch last week. In the meantime, Helldivers 2 players have already established a tag of “unspoken” cooperation.
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