Sony reverses unpopular Helldivers 2 decision after blistering player reaction

Screenshot from Helldivers 2
Image: Arrowhead Game Studios

Stand down, Helldivers. Your battle is won. Late last week, Sony announced that Helldivers 2, one of the most popular multiplayer games of the year, would require Steam players to link their account to a PlayStation Network account. After a weekend of strong player backlash, including review bombing the game on Steam, Sony reversed course earlier this morning and will no longer require PC players to link to a PSN account.

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