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Shooter Helldivers 2 showed the best launch among Sony games on Steam


Co-op shooter Helldivers 2 set a Steam record for the most concurrent players among all PlayStation Studios releases .


According to SteamDB , the day after launch, January 9, the game’s peak online count on Valve’s platform reached 81,840 people . According to this indicator, the new product has surpassed the PC ports of God of War , Horizon: Zero Dawn , The Last of Us: Part I and, in general, all games published by Sony on Steam .

Currently, the top ten PlayStation Studios games on Steam by number of concurrent players are as follows:

  1. Helldivers 2 ( 81.8 thousand )
  2. God of War ( 73.5 thousand )
  3. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Remastered ( 66.4 thousand )
  4. Horizon: Zero Dawn – Complete Edition ( 56.5 thousand )
  5. The Last of Us: Part I ( 36.4 thousand )
  6. Days Gone ( 27.4 thousand )
  7. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales ( 13.5 thousand )
  8. Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection ( 10.8 thousand )
  9. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart ( 8.7 thousand )
  10. Helldivers ( 6.7 thousand )

Despite the strong online numbers, Helldivers 2 didn’t have the best launch in terms of player satisfaction .

After release, the game began to receive mixed reviews on Steam – only 52% of user ratings were marked as positive . The main complaints boiled down to problems with servers and game crashes, with the latter being attributed by some to the use of nProtect GameGuard anti-cheat in the project . However, by now the situation has improved somewhat. Helldivers 2’s rating on Steam has risen to 70% , resulting in the game’s reviews now being marked as ” Mostly Positive “.

In addition to PC, the project was also released on PlayStation 5 .



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