Helldivers 2, the new cooperative shooter inspired by Starship Troopers, has made a strong entry on Steam. Developed by Arrowhead Game Studios, the game has received praise for its combat, rhythm, and game system. However, there are several important aspects of the game that are not explained, making it difficult for players to progress.
1. Customization of weapons:
Although the game does not allow you to swap weapon parts, you can still alter the scope of the sight, change the rate of fire, and toggle the flashlight for some weapons, particularly those unlocked with War Bonds. To modify the sights or the rate of fire, players have to hold down the square button on the PS5 or the recharge on PC to access the customization menu.
2. Stealth launch of stratagems:
Despite the game’s focus on intense combat, certain objectives require discretion. Players can advance crouching or crawling to avoid detection by enemies, especially if they turn off the flashlight in night scenes. Additionally, launching stratagems without being detected by enemies allows players to destroy them without firing a single shot, saving time and ammunition.
3. Collectibles and completion of objectives:
Completing certain objectives reveals the location of collectibles on the map, allowing players to gather samples, credits, or medals. Scanning areas and completing objectives first can significantly expedite the collection of resources for acquiring new weapons or improving the Destroyer.
4. Supercredits without using real money:
In addition to regular and premium battle passes, players can acquire supercredits, exclusive armor, and weapons by exploring the game world. Supercredits can be found in bunkers or containers that require specific actions to access. Beacons found while exploring the maps may also contain supercredits.
5. Functional armor:
Armor in Helldivers 2 is not purely cosmetic; they are designed to play specific roles in battle based on their stats and traits. For example, the Tirador FS-05 armor provides higher resistance points in exchange for reduced mobility and increased recovery time. The armor also offers passive traits that reduce recoil and provide extra resistance to damage from explosives.
Overall, Helldivers 2 offers a deep and immersive gameplay experience, with many hidden aspects that can greatly impact a player’s progress in the game. Understanding these hidden mechanics is essential for mastering the game and achieving success.