Sony is dropping the PSN account requirements for Helldivers 2 on PC

Sony is dropping the PSN account requirements for Helldivers 2 on PC


  • Sony recently introduced PlayStation Network account requirements for Helldivers 2 on PC, leading to many negative user comments.
  • The company has now changed its mind, after what Sony refers to as invaluable feedback from fans.
  • However, this mode has caused headaches for Helldivers 2, with over 200,000 negative reviews from users on Steam.

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Sony caused quite a stir just before the weekend, when the company introduced PlayStation Network account requirements for those playing Helldivers 2 on PC. Players responded by bombarding the game with negative user reviews, and now Sony has changed its mind.

In a message from the official PlayStation account on X The company writes that it has listened to fans' feedback. Therefore, requirements for linking a PlayStation Network account are not provided.

– Helldivers fans, we've heard your feedback about linking Helldivers 2 accounts. The May 6 update, which requires linking of Steam and PlayStation Network accounts for new players and existing players, will no longer be implemented as of May 30.

-We're still learning what's best for PC gamers, and your feedback has been invaluable. Thank you again for your continued support of Helldivers 2 and we will keep you updated on future plans.

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This shift is good news for players who were unhappy, but for Helldivers 2 and developer Arrowhead, the situation has already caused a lot of headaches.

In recent days, the shooter has received over 200,000 negative reviews from users on Steam, and although a PlayStation Network account is no longer required, it's not certain that fans will return to change their ratings.

Reddit users It also reports refunds for Steam game purchases. This is despite the fact that they exceeded the deadline of two hours of playing time, which usually excludes a refund.

Helldivers 2 fans were not particularly happy with the PlayStation Network account requirements.


The reason for the requirement to link accounts was to provide better security for Helldivers 2. However, fans did not like that it came several months after the game's launch. Additionally, PlayStation Network is not available in a number of countries, where players will likely lose access to the game.

Over the weekend it was The option to purchase Helldivers 2 on Steam has been removed In all countries and regions that do not support PlayStation Network. It is natural to think that this will now be reversed, so that the game will once again become available in these countries.

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