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

Massively Overthinking: What would you want out of a World of Warcraft 2?

Let's pretend for a moment that the reason Blizzard appears to be dropping the ball with World of Warcraft right now is that...

EverQuesting: Can Daybreak make it through 2019?

Those who've been long-time followers of Massively OP's long-running EverQuesting column might have noticed a distinct lack of new year hopes and predictions...

Leaderboard: What’s the most vulnerable Daybreak MMO in 2019?

Way back in 2015, not long after the SOE game purge and Daybreak transition that laid off a huge number of...

Daybreak’s new video show how it’s retooling classic weapons and vehicles in PlanetSide Arena

Daybreak's just posted a new video on PlanetSide Arena, this one focusing on the game's vehicles and weapons, and yes, there's plenty of...

Co-op ARPG Breach hits early access January 17, with packages live now

Co-op ARPG Breach was meant to hit early access before the end of 2018, and as it turns out, it'll be only a...

Leaderboard: Will you be playing PlanetSide Arena?

Last month, Daybreak officially revealed its first truly new game in several years: PlanetSide Arena, a large-scale battle royale title set in the...

Daybreak found another 6000 $300 lifetime subs to sell, somehow

A week before Christmas, Daybreak announced that it was selling a $300 lifetime sub for its current stable of MMORPGs: a new version...

PlanetSide Arena explores its trio of classes, sells $20 special edition

When PlanetSide Arena arrives later next month, Daybreak hopes that players will flock to the battle royale shooter and latch on to one...

EverQuesting: Why I’m hesitant to jump on Daybreak’s lifetime membership deal bandwagon

Well there's something I wasn't expecting, and I admit it: I am not really sure what to think about it. Daybreak just jumped on...
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Daybreak’s $300 all-in-one package is halfway sold out

It looks like Daybreak has hit upon a winning formula to make a quick buck: sell everything at a high price and make it...

Daybreak’s offering a $300 lifetime sub for its stable of MMOs, and it’ll probably sell out

You had to figure Daybreak was gearing up for some sort of big sub thing, what with SSG doing it for LOTRO and...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 201: Under siege from new content

Justin and Bree discuss holiday events across the MMO world, PlanetSide Arena, SWTOR's Jedi Under Siege, Elite Dangerous, EverQuest, LOTRO, and Pantheon, with mailbag questions on MMO-like communities and ditching MMO quests.

Mortal Online devs will launch Mortal Royale to Steam early access today

So here's a thing that did not exactly make my list of favorite trends this year: MMOs transparently courting the battle royale market...
And then there was the time we shot them. And the time they shot us. And... that's it, really.

Daybreak isn’t abandoning PlanetSide 2 just because PlanetSide Arena is cooking

You might have wondered about the status of PlanetSide 2 now that Daybreak has announced PlanetSide Arena. After all, just ask PlanetSide...

Daybreak’s new game is PlanetSide Arena, and yes, it’s a battle royale

Earlier this week, Daybreak began sending emails to players and former players teasing a new game being worked on within the studio's walls and...

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.
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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...
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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...

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