planetside

Official Site: PlanetSide
Studio: SOE, now Daybreak Game Company
Launch Date: May 20, 2003
Genre: Sci-Fi MMOFPS Sandbox
Business Model: F2P
Platform: PC
See Also: PlanetSide 2

PlanetSide 2 announces Shattered Warpgate content campaign

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Just a day or two ago I was chatting with an MOP commenter about how PlanetSide 2 really took off this year, getting...

Massively Uplifting: Good deeds don’t take the summer off for Bungie, Niantic, and Trolls in WoW

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When summer comes, some lucky folks get to take the season off. Even those who continue on their regular labors often head out on...

The Game Archaeologist: Clone Wars Adventures, the Star Wars MMO everyone kinda forgot

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Whenever the topic -- the argument -- of Star Wars MMOs arises, the debate is usually between the merits of the sandboxy Star...

PlanetSide 2 releases its massive Escalation update to PS4 today, promises future PC update parity

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Nearly eight months' worth of PC updates for PlanetSide 2 will finally arrive to PlayStation 4 players today with the Escalation update...

The in-game memorial for a fallen PlanetSide 2 player spanned four instances this weekend

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You know, I am always conflicted about these types of stories: They are tragedies, and nobody wants to have to tell a community that...

Gaming television network G4 will apparently return in 2021

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Back in 2002, G4: TV 4 Gamers was born, mining a previously untapped market of people hungry for gaming-related programming in the days when...

PlanetSide 2 is finally nerfing the Firestorm implant in today’s update

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Daybreak's Rogue Planet Games is rolling out an update for PlanetSide 2 this morning, focused on tweaks to the Firestorm implant that...

PlanetSide 2 brings on summer-themed directives and Bastion tweaks in the latest patch

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With PlanetSide 2 reportedly still working on its next major update, what will lowly space soldiers have to do in-between? Wield water...

The MOP Up: RuneScape’s beach blast is (almost) back

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Depending on where you live, you may or may not be allowed to (or want to) go to a beach this summer -- but...

The MOP Up: QuakeCon and Tankfest 2020 come to your home

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If you are the sort who would much rather enjoy conventions from the comfort of your home, then 2020 is shaping up to be...

PlanetSide 2’s Colossus update is live today – there’s even a new trailer

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Here's a fun surprise: Not only is PlanetSide 2 dropping an update today, but it released a brand-new trailer. Yes, a Daybreak game...

Steam Summer Game Festival: Gloria Victis Siege releases its first demo

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Remember back in March when Gloria Victis' Black Eye Games announced it was working with studio Fish Tank to release Gloria Victis:...

H1Z1 launches Season 8, PlanetSide 2 continues tweaking its Colossus tank

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We'll call this the Daybreak news bundle: H1Z1 and PlanetSide 2 have both gotten some recent updates, so let's break it down. For...

PlanetSide 2 adds new weapons and a big hecking tank to the PTS

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If you call a vehicle Colossus, you'd better deliver on the promise of size. Luckily, the Colossus tank coming to PlanetSide 2 absolutely...

PlanetSide 2 player passes one million kills and becomes a ‘killionaire’

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PlanetSide 2 recently welcomed its first "killionaire," as player Mentis2k6 reached one million kills on a single character. In honor of the...
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Phantasy Star Online 2 is a fun treasure buried under antique contrivances and inconveniences

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When I first booted up Phantasy Star Online 2, the only way to get to a suite of visual options that included making...

Massively Overthinking: The more things change in MMOs, the more they stay the same

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A while back, in the wake of our Desert Oasis column on Black Desert's guild system, Carlo and I were discussing guild wars...
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Daybreak has apparently registered another substudio: Wandering Monster Games

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Back in 2019, we started covering Daybreak's moves to register trademarks and domain names and social media accounts for a bunch of groups that...

PlanetSide 2 begins the first phase of Outfit Wars qualifications

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Outfit Wars in PlanetSide 2 are about to start, and no, they're regrettably not about fashion but about guilds (aka Outfits) fighting one...

Massively Uplifting: Communities and companies bolster COVID-19 relief and mental health support

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April showers of good deeds bring May flowers of comfort and hope. And after the last couple of months, we sure could use a...

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