planetside 2

Official Site: PlanetSide 2
Studio: SOE, now Daybreak Game Company
Launch Date: November 20, 2012
Genre: Sci-Fi MMOFPS Sandbox
Business Model: F2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC, PS4
See Also: PlanetSide

PlanetSide 2 celebrates 10 years with new content and a bonus XP event

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Believe it or not, the concept of an MMORPG shooter that's actually worthy of the MMORPG title is a thing our genre has had...

PlanetSide 2 breaks its own world record two times over and begins public testing its next update

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Yesterday, players of PlanetSide 2 were asked to be a part of the game's history as Daybreak rallied fans to try to break its...

The Stream Team: A quick hop into PlanetSide 2 before its world record attempt

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Tomorrow, November 5th, PlanetSide 2 will be trying to one-up its world record attempt, which seems like as good a reason as any to...

PlanetSide 2 celebrates 10th anniversary with double XP and concurrency record attempt

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Rogue Planet Games is marking 10 years of PlanetSide 2 in a couple of ways. There's the upcoming November update, an attempt to break...
Lots of people, sure, why not.

PlanetSide 2 aims to beat its Guinness World Record for online FPS battle concurrency

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In 1951, after getting into an argument during a shooting party, Sir Hugh Beaver (then managing director of the Guinness Breweries) realized that there...

PlanetSide 2 releases an Outfit Wars postmortem, teases November anniversary update

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While we're just finishing up the end of October, PlanetSide 2 developer Rogue Planet Games is both looking ahead to the rest of this...

The MOP Up: Crossout revs up a major engine upgrade

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Just because the world's ended doesn't mean it can't look better. That's the philosophy of vehicular MMO Crossout, which is prepping a major engine...

PlanetSide 2 brings back its Halloween-themed Nanite of the Living Dead event

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It's spooky time in PlanetSide 2 because even a planet-spanning battlefront needs to mark the seasons! That means Nanite of the Living Dead is...

PlanetSide 2 cleans up tank cannons and fixes some environmental issues in newest PTS build

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PTS builds aren't always about glamorous updates or big top features; sometimes they're just about applying some needed polish and bug fixes. That looks...

The MOP Up: Allods Online throws an orcish holiday

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How many MMOs throw Orcs their very own holiday? I only know one: Allods Online, which celebrates all things orcish -- including goblin tossing...

PlanetSide 2’s PTS applies Outfit Wars fixes, changes tank cannons, and tweaks empire main cannons

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The guns of PlanetSide 2 are getting a tuning in the shooter's PTS, so to speak. The test server saw a new build go...

PlanetSide 2’s lead designer confirms a slower cadence of content updates through the rest of the year

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The year 2022 is about halfway over with, and Michael "Wrel" Henderson, the lead designer of PlanetSide 2, is taking stock of what's to...

PlanetSide 2 releases a ‘pre-war patch-up’ that fixes some issues for PC players

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The bug fixing patch. We all know that it's something of a staple and necessary evil for MMOs, MMORPGs, and multiplayer gaming. Such a...
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Perfect Ten: The MMO studios that keep whiffing on new projects

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Everyone makes mistakes, and that's all right. That's not necessarily a big deal. Yes, this is true when it comes to MMO studios too....

The MOP Up: Closers Online promotes from within its ranks

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Two of Closers Online's roster got a major tune-up this past week. Sylvi got promoted to a Prime Agent, while Levia joined the Fatal...

The MOP Up: Survival sim Grounded tames gnats and preps for launch

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Honey-I-shrunk-the-players survival sim Grounded's last big pre-launch patch arrived recently, adding gnat pets, a cookery building, and armor and weapon upgrade revamps. Grounded is...

The MOP Up: Prosperous Universe gives more tools for cutthroat capitalism

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With ship enhancements, private pacts, and early contract termination, Prosperous Universe just got a lot more interesting thanks to its Convergence update. "You have been...
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PlanetSide 2’s latest PC hotfix addresses particle effect framerate drops and client crashes

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If you're a PC player of PlanetSide 2 who has been experiencing some performance problems with the online shooter recently, there's some potential good...

The Game Archaeologist: The origins of Blizzard, Mythic, Funcom, SOE, and BioWare

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A good origin story always captivates me, especially when it gives me a new perspective on something I've come to appreciate over the years....
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PlanetSide 2 launches its Surf and Storm update with underwater combat and a brand-new boat

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It makes sense that PlanetSide 2 would want players to be having fun in the sun and in the water right about now. After...

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