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Exciting Announcement: Helldivers 2’s First Major Update Draws Near

Exciting News: Helldivers 2’s Inaugural Update Approaching

Helldivers 2 gears up for its maiden significant update in the upcoming week. Termed Cutting Edge, this Warbond (Battle Pass) introduces fresh weaponry and armor for players’ experimentation. Notably, the new armaments appear to prioritize energy/laser-based systems.

Since its debut, Helldivers 2 has asserted itself as a standout PS5 title, garnering acclaim among console enthusiasts. Its cooperative gameplay dynamics have solidified its status as a must-play with friends, securing its position in our roster of top co-op games. Now, anticipation builds for the imminent content infusion.

Mark your calendars for the impending release of the next major Helldivers 2 update, delivered under the banner of Cutting Edge Warbond. Stay tuned as we delve into the specifics of the new additions and provide ongoing updates on future significant enhancements. Stay tuned for what’s on the horizon next week.

Helldivers 2 Update Overview

When to Expect the Next Helldivers 2 Update?

The upcoming major update for Helldivers 2 is slated to drop on March 14, 2024. Dubbed Cutting Edge, this Warbond introduces a plethora of fresh weaponry for players to acquire and wield in battle. Moreover, new armor options await, comprising three capes and three distinct armor sets for players to don and test out. Below, you’ll discover a breakdown of the content featured in the Cutting Edge Warbond.

Content Included in Cutting Edge Warbond

  • EX Series Prototypes (Armor): EX-03 Prototype, EX-16 Prototype, EX-00 Prototype, accompanied by three capes, including the Botslayer.
  • New Weapons: LAS-16 Sickle laser rifle, SG-8P Punisher Plasma shotgun (a modified version of the Punisher shotgun), ARC-12 Blitzer rifle.
  • New Grenade: Stun Grenade.
  • New Sidearm: LAS-7 Dagger Pistol.
  • Additional Additions: Three new player cards aligned with the fresh armor sets and three new emotes.

To catch a glimpse of the new content, be sure to check out the embedded video below.

Helldivers 2 Update FAQ

  • What Constitutes a Warbond in Helldivers 2?
  • A Warbond functions as a Battle Pass, including both a base version and a premium edition named Steeled Veterans. Cutting Edge will introduce another premium Battle Pass, offering players the chance to unlock new rewards using Medals.
  • Is the Helldivers 2 Cutting Edge Warbond Free?
  • No, the forthcoming Cutting Edge Warbond necessitates Super Credits for acquisition. While obtainable in-game and through the base Battle Pass, you might need to make real-money purchases to amass enough Super Credits for the next Warbond. While pricing details are pending, if it mirrors the cost of the other Premium Warbond, it’ll likely be 1000 Super Credits.
  • How Can Players Unlock the New Weapons and Armor from the Cutting Edge Warbond?
  • The mechanics of the new Cutting Edge Warbond will mirror those of the two existing ones. Players accrue Medals during missions and use them to progressively unlock Battle Pass rewards. However, purchasing the Warbond does not grant immediate access to all content.
  • What’s the Deal with Mech Suits?
  • Arrowhead Game Studios rolled out an update for Helldivers 2 on March 7, 2024, introducing a new Order for players to tackle. This hints at the impending arrival of mech suits, a concept also teased on the game’s Twitter account. Whether these will debut before or alongside the Cutting Edge Warbond remains uncertain. We’ll provide updates as more information becomes available.

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