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

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Daybreak announces new investment, new H1Z1 and EverQuest mobile titles, and a new esports arena

Today does seem to be the day for big financial bombshells, doesn't it? Turns out Daybreak had a card up its...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 185: PAX West crud

Larry, Justin, and Bree talk PAX West, Elder Scrolls Online, Rend, Dauntless, Torchlight Frontiers, Blades, Neverwinter, Anthem, Star Citizen, Runes of Magic, Wizard101, FFXIV, PlanetSide 2, SWTOR, WoW, and Star Wars Galaxies, with a mailbag email on how MMOs can facilitate roleplaying.

There’s a brand-new continent coming to PlanetSide 2

For those concerned that PlanetSide 2's development had slowed to a standstill, here's some encouragement: Daybreak has a brand-new continent in the works...
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PlanetSide 2 is rolling out some classic lore

This might astonish you, but there is actually more to the lore behind PlanetSide 2 beyond "our faction is good, the other two...

PlanetSide 2 disables anomalies while Daybreak figures out what their deal is

Let's check back in with the war efforts over at PlanetSide 2 today. Daybreak's pushed out a hotfix this week that disabled...

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Rend’s Jeremy Wood on how Frostkeep borrows from Blizzard, Dark Age of Camelot, and PlanetSide

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The MOP Up: PlanetSide 2 throws a summer rager (August 5, 2018)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...
We don't know which one to shoot.

PlanetSide 2 is testing a patch with some potential big backend bugs

The next patch for PlanetSide 2 is up for testing now, and it doesn't have a huge list of changes... but you...

Perfect Ten: The best MMO debuts by year, 1997-2006

By now, many of you probably know that I'm the curator of the MMO Timeline on my personal blog. On this page, I've...

Daybreak mourns the death of H1Z1’s lead animator

This week, Daybreak is grieving over the loss of one of its key developers, David "Sarge" Carter. Carter worked as an animator on a...

PlanetSide 2’s Construction Reconstructed patch is live on PC

It's patch week for PlanetSide 2's PC servers, which is always a nice thing to get to be able to say, don't you...

PlanetSide 2 celebrates the anniversary of classic PlanetSide

Even though the original PlanetSide has been dead and in the ground for going on two years now, Daybreak isn't going to pass...

Perfect Ten: MMOs with different (camera) perspectives

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Rumor: Daybreak may be building PlanetSide 3 and EverQuest 3, sunsetting Just Survive

While Daybreak producers are spelling out their games' future, a now-deleted post over at Reddit by an alleged former employee of Daybreak Games...

Daybreak: Here’s where the EverQuest franchise, DCUO, PlanetSide 2, H1Z1, and Just Survive stand

Not counting Standing Stone's titles, Daybreak currently develops and publishes six of its once massive stable of MMOs: Both EverQuests, DC...

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Justin and Bree host a special edition of the podcast focused entirely on the Daybreak denial and layoff story as it's unfolded.

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