with Super Earth victorious in its Galactic War against the bug-like Terminids, baby-stealing Cyborgs, and Illuminates. Following the war, the titular (and heroic) Helldivers were dismissed.
During the conflict, Super Earth ‘liberated’ faster-than-light travel technology from its Illuminate foes, only to learn that the technology must be powered by a rare resource that happens to be in abundance in decaying Terminid bodies.
The Terminids escaped and began to infest the galaxy necessitating that the Helldivers be called up once again. With aliens run amok across the galaxy it’s up to the Helldivers to take back Super Earth’s colonies.
The developer dropped a video promoting the game’s ‘Glory for Super Earth’ livestreams.