Helldivers 2 reaches the TOP10 of games that have raised the most money for SONY, and its success is due to the release on PC “without PC there would not even be the TOP20”

The phenomenon that has been helldivers 2 has not only shaken the video game industry, but has also signaled a momentous change in the distribution trends. This cooperative third-person shooter, developed by Arrowhead Game Studios and published by sonyhas achieved notable success since its release earlier this year.

Your strategy simultaneous launch on PlayStation 5 (PS5) and PC in February 2024 represents a break in Sony’s traditional launch strategy, but it seems to have had a very good result, since Helldivers 2 has become the 7th Sony game, with the most revenue in the history of the United States.


The game takes players to a dystopian future where they fight alien forces in intense third-person shooter action. Building on the success of its predecessor, Helldivers 2 offers improved graphics, refined mechanics and a deeper narrativecreating an immersive cooperative gaming experience, winning in just a few months, popularity as one of the best cooperative shooting games

In one of https://twitter.com/MatPiscatella/status/1785696137804210201, Mat Piscatellaan industry analyst at Circana (formerly NPD group), shared information about the performance that Helldivers 2 has given. According to Piscatellamore than half of the game’s sales in the United States have been on PCwhich has led Helldivers 2 to become the 7th game published by Sony with the highest income in the history of the United States.


The analysis of Piscatella suggests that the PC version’s success contributes significantly to Helldivers 2’s total revenue, since, without the sales figures of the PC version, the game would not have secured its position among Sony’s best-selling titles in the US market. With such great success in the US market in just a few months, Helldivers shows the potential to become one of the best-selling video game franchises.

It is worth noting that although the PC version generates significant revenue, It is not clear whether sales of additional contentsuch as purchases of “Warbond premium” and “Super Credit”, are included in the data provided by Circana.


The success of helldivers 2 underlines the importance of launches simultaneous on multiple platforms. This strategy allows games to reach a wider audience and maximize their sales potential, as demonstrated by the strong performance of Helldivers 2 on both PS5 and PC, indeed the popularity of the game and its great success on PS5 and PC. It even led to players starting a petition to release Helldivers 2 on Xbox.

Patch 1,000,301 brought solutions

The popularity of the game continues to grow day by day, and due to this the players of the community continue to provide developers with valuable information to improve the game.

Many of these requests have materialized in this week’s update 01,000,300, where fans got balance changes and weapon adjustments, however, Apparently some Helldivers 2 players experienced problems performance as a result of this update. Arrowhead later confirmed that there was indeed a problem and has issued a new patch to fix it.

Patch 1,000,301, available today, May 2, is much smaller than the update released earlier in the week, but, crucially, makes promised performance improvements, as well as fixes several bugs.


Arrowhead has also updated its helpful list of “known issues” to give players an idea of ​​what the studio is working on. A prominent issue is described as: “The Helldiver may be unable to rise from a crouch when surrounded by enemies”being a problem that the players They thought it was a natural part of the game.



 
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