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

Daybreak is announcing a new game on Thursday

Some Daybreak fans, including our own MJ Guthrie, are receiving a cryptic note from Daybreak this week - best check your old email accounts! Apparently the MMORPG company, most recently in the news for a major round of layoffs and best known for the EverQuest and H1Z1 franchises, aims to announce a new game this week on Twitch starting at 1 p.m. EST.

Ask Mo: The hits and misses of Massively OP’s 2018 predictions

As we do every year, today we're going to peek back at the horrifying outcomes of last year's MOP staff predictions for the genre and the games within it to determine how well we did. After all, what would be the fun of making predictions if we couldn't giggle over our guesses a year later? So did we nail it or fail it? And did you fare better? Let's find out.

Planetside 2 is celebrating Christmas with an array of high-powered festive weapons

It's time once more for Planetside 2 players to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas by engaging in an endless three-way factional war while...

Rumor: Daybreak might be building a new PlanetSide game

So who else had "the PlanetSide franchise gets a class-based battle royale" in the predictions pool? Welp, looks like it's happening. We've gotten...

The MOP Up: Star Trek Online engages Battle at the Binary Stars

Continuing with its push deeper into the Age of Discovery arc, Star Trek Online has warped in the Battle at the Binary...

PlanetSide 2 previews upcoming ‘neutral’ Nanite Systems Operatives faction

In a game like PlanetSide 2, it can be a major challenge to maintain faction balance and ensure that no one faction is...

Happy sixth birthday, PlanetSide 2 – Here’s what Daybreak’s got planned for the players

It seems hard to believe that the sequel to SOE's original MMORPG sandbox shooter PlanetSide is itself already six years old, but here we...

MassivelyOP’s guide to MMO Halloween 2018

Whether or not you consider yourself too old to put on that Hulk or Sparkle Twilight costume and prance ("HULK PRANCE") around the neighborhood...

PlanetSide 2 Producer Nick Silva addresses Halloween event connection issues

Last week, Daybreak Games updated PlanetSide 2 with its Halloween event, Nanite of the Living Dead V: Seeds of Terror, but unfortunately,...

PlanetSide 2 hosts Nanite of the Living Dead event for Halloween

You can travel to another world, but even in PlanetSide 2 the dead of Halloween will chase you. Yes, it's time to celebrate...
It's clear now.

Perfect Ten: Failed MMOs that could have succeeded with more love

Hindsight is 20/20. Unless you're blind in one eye from nostalgia, in which case hindsight is 0/20. In any case, you understand that it's...

The MOP Up: Star Trek Online’s starbase defense

With the Age of Discovery pack on its way this fall, players of Star Trek Online are probably curious what the studio has up its...

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...
And then there was the time we shot them. And the time they shot us. And... that's it, really.

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...

EverQuesting: The history of the EverQuest franchise

Back in 2013, I took a walk through the annals of the EverQuest franchise's history. What started as one title not only blossomed...
Baby were born to run from the other side.

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

GameDaily has an interview with Rend's Jeremy Wood this week that covers a bunch of meta topics of interest to MMO players...

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...