Does Helldivers 2 have a campaign?

Does Helldivers 2 have a campaign?
Zachary Roberts Updated on by

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Does Helldivers 2 have a campaign? If you’re wondering that question, you’ve come to the right place. The game is taking the world by storm thanks to its diverse and fun multiplayer experience.

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Is there a Helldivers 2 campaign

No, Helldivers 2 does not have a campaign. It also doesn’t have one that can be played with friends. It’s a live service game that is strictly online, and there’s no real story element that you have to play through. The game’s overarching narrative progresses as players across the world complete objectives across planets. The new Helldivers 2 Defend campaigns in Mantes and Draupnir are one such major order task in the game’s Liberation Campaign. They offer some semblance of a story, offering you more ways to earn Medals instead of just repeating regular missions.

Does Helldivers 2 have a story

While it doesn’t have a story you can play through, the world of Helldivers 2 does have some lore. The war against factions like the Terminids and Automatons is considered by Super Earth as ‘spreading managed democracy.’ Its parallels to satirical imperial propaganda aren’t always obvious. But players who’ve watched Starship Troopers will be able to spot it immediately.

If you want to experience missions without squadmates, hover over Matchmaking Privacy and choose Friends Only in the menu. This keeps your matches private and if you then don’t invite friends, you will be playing missions by yourself. Here’s how you can play solo in Helldivers 2.

Zach’s Tips

While this game is brand new, don’t expect Helldivers 2 to get a campaign any time soon. It’s a full game now, so adding a theoretical campaign mode would take a lot of time and effort.

The game debuted in February and already has a ton of players on PC and PlayStation 5. Unfortunately, it’s not on Xbox at this time since it was published by Sony. The gameplay loop is proving to be infectious so far. The weapons, armor, and enemies are pushing it further into the mainstream than the first Helldivers game. That’s all you need to know regarding the game’s campaign, but be sure to check out the official roadmap, the max level, and the Helldivers 2 difficulty settings.

Helldivers 2 campaign FAQs

Will Helldivers 2 get a campaign?

The developers haven’t said, but it’s unlikely that Helldivers 2 gets a campaign mode.

Can I still play Helldivers 2 by myself?

Yes. Helldivers 2 is a multiplayer game but it does not force you to play with other people if you don’t want to.