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

Massively OP Podcast Episode 458: PlanetSide 2 in limbo

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Justin and Bree discuss Daybreak selling PlanetSide, Nightingale's early access, Islands of Insight's launch, and NCsoft's financials with Guild Wars 2 and Throne & Liberty, with adventures in Elder Scrolls Online, LOTRO, City of Heroes, and SWG Legends, plus a mailbag topic on features we want to see in features for Amazon's LOTR and ZeniMax's Star Wars MMOs.

It looks like the ‘noncore IP’ Daybreak sold for $5.9M is PlanetSide after all

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Yesterday, when we covered EG7's Q4 2023 financials, we highlighted the company's disclosure that Daybreak had sold a "noncore IP" for $5.9M, a move...
Just barely avoided this fate.

Perfect Ten: The MMO franchises that can’t count past two

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Back in the day, there was a running joke about how Capcom had shown with Street Fighter that the company could not count higher...

PlanetSide 2 explains upcoming Sunderer updates as a needed step in overall vehicle balance

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Last month, PlanetSide 2 made some big proposals for the persistent war FPS's 2024, one of which being a rework to the Sunderer vehicle....

PlanetSide 2 revamps conduit capture mechanics and preps Lunar New Year event

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Capture the Conduit in PlanetSide 2 hasn't been the most easy to navigate activity according to Daybreak's Rogue Planet Games, but hopefully the newest...

Leaderboard: What’s the most vulnerable Daybreak MMO in 2024?

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Every year when it comes time to update this poll for January, I consider tossing it out. But the last few years of Daybreak...

The Game Archaeologist: The Sims Bustin’ Out, the online Sims game nobody remembers

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Many gamers who complete that Venn diagram of being fans of both MMOs and The Sims no doubt will be familiar with the tragically...

PlanetSide 2 is considering everything from class reworks to server merges in 2024

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PlanetSide 2 has had a bit of a rocky year, swinging from the heights of a 20th anniversary of the franchise to the lows...

The MOP Up: Valheim’s Christmas surprise

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As the nights turn frosty in Valheim, a strange wintry cheer spreads through the land. Could it be... could it be a plum pudding...

The MOP Up: Alganon shows its first signs of life in ages

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Could we be hearing a heartbeat in the long-dormant Alganon? This past week, the official account announced that the website is back online and...

PlanetSide 2 celebrates 11 years as Daybreak teases conduit capture base changes

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PlanetSide 2 is officially turning 11 years old next week, and naturally Daybreak is on full alert. "To celebrate, this year's anniversary update brings...

The Game Archaeologist: Firefall, an MMO tragedy about more than just a bus

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Back when I first started writing for Massively and was energetic enough to go on trips to trade shows, I hit up a PAX...

PlanetSide 2 announces the return of its Outfit Wars PvP tournament in December

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If you have a "mixed success," try, try again. That's (probably) the line of thinking being taken by PlanetSide 2, which has confirmed the...

EverQuest, Guild Wars 2, LOTRO, and more fundraise for this year’s Extra Life push

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It's the season for the annual push by gamers and game studios to support Extra Life, the charity that raises money for Children's Miracle...

PlanetSide 2’s Halloween event, Nanite of the Living Dead, is back through October 31

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Lest you think that Daybreak had forgotten about PlanetSide 2 in its mad rush for announcements and releases for its five other MMORPGs this...

EG7 and Daybreak: DCUO’s volatility, EverQuest’s stability, Cold Iron’s new game, LOTRO’s canceled remaster

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Last night, we covered EG7's video pitch to investors, which among other things included a segment during which EG7 and Daybreak boss Ji Ham...

EG7 Q2 2023: Daybreak’s MMORPGs are ‘predictably stable’

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It's starting to look as if the Daybreak-run EG7 conglom is finally at the end of its bonkers revenue run: According to the Swedish...

PlanetSide 2 adds new implants and construction targeting lasers, heralds double XP weekend

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Summer events are reinforced in Daybreak's PlanetSide 2 today with the launch of the July 19th PC update. The release reiterates the ongoing Tides...

PlanetSide 2 continues to tweak implants and construction on PTS and kicks off a summertime event

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We're sorry to report to our PlanetSide 2 enjoyers that the game's latest PTS build isn't really working toward anything major. Even so, there...

Massively Uplifting: Spring and summer philanthropy and farewells in MMOs

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'Tis the season! What season? Why, spring and summer! Spring is a time of growth, and our gaming-verse certainly saw growth of the generous...

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