Helldivers 2 Leaks and Rumors – Everything that could be coming to the game

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Helldivers 2 has seen a steady flow of new content come to the game including Premium Warbonds that include new weapons, armor, and cosmetics, as well as new missions, planets, and enemies. With new updates coming to the game on a near weekly basis, there is always something to look forward to. Here are all of the current Helldivers 2 leaks and rumors.

Image credit: Arrowhead Game Studios

Melee Weapons Could Come To Helldivers 2

Helldivers Patch: A Helldiver firing an arc weapon
Image via Arrowhead Game Studios

Helldivers 2 Community Manager Twinbeard has discussed the possibility of melee weapons coming to the game. Art for Helldivers 2 originally included bayonets and energised sabers, and Twinbeard has stated that melee weapons “might still happen.” There is a melee button in Helldivers 2 but it isn’t really viable to hit an enemy with your weapon unless it’s a last resort. But, a dedicated melee weapon that does more damage could make it incredibly fun to charge into a horde and enemies and start swinging.

Could A Helldivers 2 x Star Wars Collaboration Be In The Works?

Two Fortnite characters dressed as Star Wars Sith in dark robes, wielding red lightsabers inside a metallic corridor with subdued lighting.
Image via Lucasfilm

Star Wars may be set in a galaxy far far away, but it could potentially come to Super Earth in the future. Collaborations and video games seem to go hand in hand these days, with games such as Fortnite and Call of Duty seeing many crossovers and popular characters from other IPs come to the games. The Helldivers 2 Community Manager Twinbeard did discuss the possibility of a collaboration with Star Wars, noting that the collaboration would “have to make sense.” Twinbeard did state that Lightsabers wouldn’t come to the game as they wouldn’t fit with the style of the game.

With Lucasfilm and the Star Wars IP now being owned by Disney, could this also open the door for a Marvel collaboration? And, with Disney having an equity stake in Epic Games, could we see Helldivers be turned into Fortnite skins? If Arrowhead Game Studios opens itself up to collaborations there are many great possibilities that fans would like to see.

Fire Is Finally Going To Be Nerfed

A Helldivers 2 video game screenshot showing a character witnessing a fiery tornado at night, with mission objectives displayed on the screen.
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Fire has become the bane of our lives when it comes to Helldivers 2. A recent update buffed fire damage to an ungodly amount, with it now almost insta-killing players. Whether you’re being hit by a Tank, getting trapped by a fire tornado, or even using your own flamethrower, fire is the biggest threat to Helldivers right now.

Thankfully, Arrowhead Game Studios has said that fire will be nerfed in a future update. There is no information regarding when this change will be added, but the developers have previously made changes to the game based on feedback very quickly, so it is likely that we will see this change sooner rather than later.

Helldivers 2 has become one of the most popular games of 2024, with Arrowhead Game Studios’ larest release selling over eight million copies in its first month and sees hundreds of thousands of concurrent players each day. If you are excited at the leaks and rumors and what is coming to the game, but you have yet to try the game out, or you want to upgrade your load out, we highly recommend checking out our Helldivers 2 best weapons guide and best armor guide.