Helldivers 2 ‘Blowing Through Estimates’ with 1 Million Sales
Helldivers 2 was released on PlayStation 5 and PC recently, and it quickly became one of the most talked-about topics in gaming. Despite some teething issues that brought down immediate reviews of the game on platforms like Steam, the resiliency of the team deploying hotfixes couldn’t be denied, and with that, the game became PlayStation’s biggest launch on PC to date.
On Twitter, the CEO of Arrowhead, the game’s developer, stated that sales were ‘around a million’, referencing that the game has already blown through estimates.
Bugs Be Gone
It seems that even the game’s issues aren’t preventing Helldivers 2 from seeing success as creators and players the world over take to social media to share clips and positive reviews of the title. There were some issues with matchmaking and network stability that are still hitting some players, but for the most part, it’s stabilising.
Hours ago, the CEO of Arrowhead said on Twitter that Helldivers 2 had hit ‘around a million’ sales, which is a huge milestone after just three days on the market. On Steam, Helldivers 2 is listed as the top-selling game at present, beating out the likes of Palworld, Enshrouded, and Counter-Strike 2.
The CEO, Johan Pilestedt, took a moment out to admirably defend Sony when one user claimed that the firm is ‘a greedy corporation’ that just wants to see 10 million sales from Arrowhead:
Our friends at PlayStation are gamers like you and me. We all just want great games on the market.
Before the news about the milestone was written up, Pilestedt said that Helldivers 2 had hit a CCU of around 220,000 users across PlayStation 5 and PC.