PlanetSide 2 News

Planetside 2 Auraximas event now live
Few things say holiday cheer than the sound of gunfire and the screams of the fallen, or at least that's the case when playing an mmo fps during the holiday season. The latest Planetside 2 update is now live and brings in some cool new gear along with the Auraximas holiday event. The Planetside 2 Auraximas holiday event features the return of the enemy Snowmen to the battlefield. Players can earn some nifty xp by dispatching these frozen foes to...
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Dec 15 2016
planetside 2 ps4 launch
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...
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Jun 24 2015
planetside 2 ps4 launch date
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...
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Jun 04 2015
Matt Higby leaves Daybreak Game Studio
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...
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Feb 13 2015
planetside 2 guinness world record fps
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...
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Jan 26 2015
PlanetSide 2 aims for world record
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 ...
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Jan 13 2015
planetside 2 ps4 closed beta date
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...
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Jan 08 2015
planetside 2 closed beta
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...
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Dec 29 2014
Planetside 2 holiday update adds weapons
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...
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Dec 18 2014
planetside 2 ps4 closed beta invite
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...
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Dec 08 2014