Jun 24 2015
It's had a bit of a shaky launch day, but PlanetSide 2 has finally launched on the PS4. The sci-fi shooter has been doing the rounds for a few years on the PC, snapping up masses of awards along the way and building up both a strong casual fan-base and a competitive scene.
The move onto the PlayStation 4 feels like a great natural progression for the mmofps and, amid the big console shooter frenzy that we're seeing right now, should fit in rathe... Read
Jun 04 2015
The long wait will soon be over for PS4 fans that had been itching to get their hands on PlanetSide 2.
The PlanetSide 2 PS4 launch has been finalized for June 23, and it will be available as a free to play mmo in North America and Europe at that date.What about the rest of the world? There are plans to expand to additional countries and languages in the future but no dates have been revealed.
The PlanetSide 2 PS4 FAQs page also answers seve... Read
Feb 13 2015
It seems that the fallout of Sony selling SOE off to an investment company continues. On Reddit today, Planetside 2 Creative Director Matt Higby announced his departure from the mmofps and the newly-renamed Daybreak Game Studio. He says that he had been contemplating leaving the company for some time, and that recent events gave him the opportunity to do so.Matt Higby made the following post on the Planetside 2 Reddit:
"Hey guys -
Working o... Read
Jan 26 2015
PlanetSide 2 reclaims an honor for the franchise, nabbing the Guinness World Record for "Most Players Online in an FPS battle" first handed to the original MMOFPS.The prevailing record of 999 players by Man vs. Machine was broken by PlanetSide 2 on January 24 through a coordinated effort. SOE tapped the popular community PlanetSideBattles and launched a campaign to pile up the attendees simultaneously in one instance.
The new PlanetSide 2 Gu... Read
Jan 13 2015
While it seems that there's a world record for practically everything under the sun, it's still extremely cool and brag-worthy to hold one. One such world record for online gamers is the Guinness World Record for "Most Players Online in an FPS battle." The original holder of this honor was the first PlanetSide mmofps, but that changed when a browser game, Man vs. Machine, was created specifically to take the world record. Now, SOE is gunning for ... Read
Jan 08 2015
After a bit of wavering, the date has finally been set for the PlanetSide 2 PlayStation 4 Closed Beta: It'll be on January 20.There was talk that this beta event was going to be either January 13 or 20, until PlanetSide 2 executive producer Clint Worley confirmed that the first wave of PS4 North American players will deploy to Auraxis on the latter date.
The PlanetSide 2 PS4 Closed Beta will be able to send out a few thousand initial invites... Read
Dec 29 2014
John Smedley has been at it again. As far as telling their community what's happening, Sony Online Entertainment have done pretty well with their President, Mr Smedley and his personal Twitter account.
Not a month goes by that a simple question from a fan, directed at his account, is responded to with a revelation that most companies would keep under wraps.
This week, PlanetSide 2 fans can celebrate as the flagship shooter has now been schedule... Read
Dec 18 2014
Nothing says celebrating the holiday spirit by being able to wield knives in brutal hand-to-hand combat. Well, it does if you love playing the Planetside 2 mmofps where the reason for the season is the application of superior firepower. Players now have additional weapons to arm themselves with due to the release of the latest Planetside 2 update. Some of the features of this update include:Wieldable Knives* Knives can now be wielded by holdi... Read
Dec 08 2014
The PlanetSide 2 PS4 closed beta takes one confident leap in playtesting with the mmo developers begins asking interested gamers to submit their email for the playtest shindig.
Let it be clear: Sending your email address will not score you a guaranteed seat in the PlanetSide 2 PS4 closed beta.
There is only a chance -- but a chance that plenty should be risking to make in order to get their hands on the much-hyped MMOFPS.
As early as June this... Read
Aug 30 2014
We all know mmorpg games are one of the biggest videogame projects anywhere. Still, it doesn't make it less of a treat to see the elaborate process that goes into making mmorpg assets like this one for PlanetSide 2 Valkyrie. Described as a fast-attack gunship that acts as a nimble transport for up to six soldiers, the Valkyrie is no slouch either in the offensive department with its array of weapons.Everything starts with a concept, and ... Read