Posts Tagged ‘Planetside 2’

Planetside 2 Rolls Out New Event System, Weapons, and More

Daybreak Game Company has released the latest update for Planetside 2, bringing forth continent-wide events and more. Continent events bring back the aerial anomaly event, tasking the three factions with controlling the most facilities of a certain type within a 30 minute timer, also making all aerial vehicles free to spawn during that time frame. […]


Construction Hits Planetside 2

Daybreak Game Company has deployed the latest major update to Planetside 2, introducing the ability for players to deploy custom fortifications. The three factions are now competing, in addition to territory, for Cortium, a resource that can only be harvested using 4-man transport vehicles known as ANTs. An ANT also grants schematics to create new […]

Planetside 2 Shutting Down In China

Planetside 2 China joins the growing list of Daybreak Game Company products that have shut down or will be shutting down shortly. As reported by MMO Culture, Planetside 2’s Chinese publisher The9 announced that it would not be renewing its contract with Daybreak to publish the massively multiplayer shooter and will be taking the servers down […]

Planetside 2: Here Today, Gone In Korea

Playstation 4 users have reason to rejoice, as Planetside 2 is now out of beta and officially launched in North America and Europe. The game is available for free in the Playstation Store, and players can access the full game without an active subscription to Playstation Plus. “The original  PlanetSide  was the first MMOFPS, PlanetSide 2 set […]

Planetside 2 No Longer Supports 32 Bit Clients

Planetside 2 is dropping support for 32-bit clients in next week’s game update, as announced by RadarX on the official forums. While some players will be locked out of the game, Daybreak’s metrics show the number to be minimal. We wanted to let you know that with the next Game Update (tentatively scheduled for next […]

John Smedley Discusses The Future Of Planetside 2

While consumer confidence is still pretty shaky for Daybreak Game Studio, John Smedley has once again taken to Reddit to assure fans that, no, this is not the end. For Planetside 2, the team intends on working on the meta-game, the “why are we fighting” question that so far hasn’t had much of an answer […]

Planetside 2: “We Are Actually Trying To Make Money.”

John Smedley went on Twitter today to defend SOE’s decision to reduce the drop rate and effectiveness on implants to push players toward newly introduced, more powerful variants. In response to complaints that the update was a cash grab, Smedley responded via Twitter: Sorry but we are actually trying to make money. I don’t consider […]

Planetside 2 Automated Turrets Being Balanced

Sony Online Entertainment is currently planning on implementing automated turrets into Planetside 2, and is soliciting feedback via the forums and through an update set to hit the public test server in the next few weeks. Turrets will be stationary objects, likely only available to the engineer class, and the hope is to release them […]

SOE Devs Read Calm, Intelligent Tweets

Given that the internet is well known as a place of social interaction, it stands to reason that only the sociable of us would make use of its services. Sony Online Entertainment has celebrated this by posting a video where developers read calm, intelligent, well thought out tweets by players with a firm grasp of […]

Planetside 2 Playstation 4 Beta In 2014

Sony Online Entertainment took some time to speak about Planetside 2 at this year’s SOE Live. While they can’t promise anything, the goal is to have a beta version of Planetside 2’s Playstation 4 version available to players by the end of the year. The PC version is still on track for its regular updates, […]