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 spent June creating even more new companies than we thought

This week, we've been covering some strange moves over at MMORPG company Daybreak, the studio long ago comfortably nestled under Sony's hierarchy as SOE...

After suggesting it’d save Player Studio, Daybreak has quietly shuttered it for EverQuest instead

Back in March, Daybreak appointed a new Producer for its long-running Player Studio program - that's the system that allowed players to...

That new Lord of the Rings MMORPG is still happening, now with Amazon’s New World team on board

Hey remember last September when Athlon Games - owned by Leyou Technologies, which also owns Warframe studio Digital Extremes - announced that it was...

Trademarks hint at big changes for Daybreak Game Company

Could Daybreak Game Company be about to split into two -- or more -- studios? Recent trademark filings on behalf of Daybreak suggest that...

PlanetSide 2 celebrates summer with the return of squirt guns and water balloons

Just because you're in an endless war for territory doesn't mean you can't take a moment to celebrate the summer months. That would appear...

The MOP Up: Aion Legions of War brings the fight to cheaters

Aion: Legions of War is still trying to make the best of its first few months, but it's going to take some serious...

PlanetSide 2 focuses on optimization and celebrates PlanetSide 1’s 16th birthday

You know what makes me feel better about an MMO, especially an MMO in a franchise that's been kicked around a bit and

Classic PlanetSide fans keep their favorite MMOFPS alive

While we have heard a lot about a certain superhero MMO recently that the community is attempting to resurrect, there are several other sunsetted...
Surviving the push.

PlanetSide 2 introduces Nanite System Operatives, makes the jump to DirectX 11 in latest update

It's been a long time coming, but PlanetSide 2's "biggest update since 2016" is live today, and it introduces the game's first new...

April Fools’ Day around the MMOverse, 2019 edition

Yes, it's back, the day when you can believe absolutely nothing and MMO studios are cranking out faux patches that you kinda wish were...
This is wholly appropriate

PlanetSide 2 celebrates 20 years of EverQuest with a new objective line

Just because the big milestone anniversary this year is for EverQuest and not PlanetSide 2 doesn't mean that the latter title needs to be...
The most positive statement about anything Daybreak-related I am likely to make all year.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 209: ArenaNet layoffs, Blizzard layoffs, and PlanetSide Arena delays

Justin and Bree discuss the Guild Wars 2 layoffs, Blizzard layoffs, PlanetSide Arena's delay, WoW's allied races, and LOTRO's expansion, with adventures in DDO, SWGL, and Trove, and mailbag letters on ethical studios, ancient MMOs, and Project Titan.

Leaderboard: How worried are you for PlanetSide Arena and Daybreak right now?

Daybreak's Friday-night revelation that it is delaying PlanetSide Arena to summer made me worried. Actually, the revelation that the company would be...

Daybreak is delaying PlanetSide Arena again, this time to summer 2019, and it’s refunding preorders too

It's late Friday afternoon, Daybreak's favorite time for dropping bad news, and here it is: PlanetSide Arena's PC launch is being delayed until...
This is wholly appropriate

PlanetSide 2 updates carbines and spawns on the test server while celebrating love in the live game

The latest patch to PlanetSide 2's test servers has some pretty far-reaching changes to the game's spawn system. Previously, the system didn't really...

PlanetSide Arena’s latest build comes to the closed beta test

A huge patch is coming to PlanetSide Arena's closed beta servers, and Daybreak is hoping that the changes therein will make this battle royale experience...

PlanetSide Arena previews its Echoes of Amerish map ahead of tomorrow’s closed beta

Just ahead of its first closed beta event tomorrow, Daybreak has released a new video walking through the experience of playing one...
Why must life be so hard?

Daybreak opens PlanetSide Arena closed beta signups, promises forums next week

Daybreak's announcement yesterday that it's delayed PlanetSide Arena's early access launch from January 29th to March 26th didn't seem to surprise any...

Daybreak is delaying PlanetSide Arena’s early access launch to March

Daybreak has announced that it's delaying PlanetSide Arena's planned early access launch from January 29th to March 26th. "What we’ve discovered during playtesting...

Ashes of Creation yoinks another ex-Daybreaker, this one a community manager

Ashes of Creation's Intrepid Studios has been grabbing up Daybreak devs left and right, and now it's hired a new one: Sarah...