• Helldivers 2 players are loving the new defense mission type, finding it more layered and intense than others in the game.
  • The “Evacuate High-Value Assets” mission type provides a pure combat experience, requiring players to use defense stratagems.
  • With the return of the Automaton faction, players are defending areas through controlling gates and diving into intense battles in small areas.

Helldivers 2 players are loving the new defense mission type, which they think is better than others. Although Helldivers 2 players completed Operation Swift Disassembly and eradicated the Automaton faction last week, the second wave of the robotic enemies has now returned to the game with the latest update. They have launched an assault on planets across the galaxy with a massive fleet to change the tides of the Galactic War.

Arrowhead has recently released a minor update for Helldivers 2, addressing a number of crash issues that plagued the game. An improved UI for weapons, which shows any explosive damage done by them, has been introduced along with stability fixes. On the same day as this hotfix update, the Automaton faction has returned with a new defense mission type, which has received a lot of praise from Helldivers 2 players.


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Helldivers 2 players are currently enjoying the newest defense mission type, Evacuate High-Value Assets, which requires them to defend Super Earth properties from the Automaton faction. As per their statement, this type is more layered than others and feels good to play, thanks to its intense missions. It doesn’t involve activities, such as carrying SSSDs or completing minigames, that sometimes feel a bit dull. Instead, the newest mission type offers pure combat experience and encourages players to use defense stratagems to emerge victorious.

Helldivers 2’s New Mission Type is More Layered

According to players, the new Evacuate High-Value Assets type features missions with a higher intensity. They love the idea of protecting facilities from Helldivers 2‘s Automaton enemies by controlling gates and diving into intense battles in small areas. Besides, many players want the developers to add a similar mission type for Terminid enemies.

Helldivers 2 features a plethora of missions players can complete to level up fast and farm Requisition Slips, in-game materials that can be used to purchase equipment and stratagems. There are different types of missions for Terminid and Automaton factions, each with its own objectives. They involve rescuing civilians, destroying enemy structures, and defending a specific area. As for the new Evacuate High-Value Assets type, it involves protecting Super Earth facilities from waves of enemies that burst through player-controlled gates.

With the release of the Democratic Detonation update, Helldivers 2 players will gain access to various content, including five new weapons and three armor sets. They will be able to get new capes to outfit their respective characters. Moreover, Helldivers 2 players will try out a utility booster, which reduces the extraction time, when the Democratic Detonation is released on April 11.


Helldivers 2

Helldivers 2 is a third-person cooperative shooter developed by Arrowhead Games Studios for the PC and PlayStation 5 where players take control of a Helldiver set to protect the citizens of Super Earth by traveling to hostile alien worlds and destroying threats. Players undergo missions, defeat enemies, and use special items called Stratagems to help turn the tide of battle in this punishing release.


February 8, 2024

Arrowhead Game Studios


Online Co-Op

M For Mature 17+ Due To Blood and Gore, Intense Violence

Platforms That Support Crossplay
PC & PS5

Number of Players


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