PlanetSide 2

PC, PS4 / Action / Release: Nov 20, 2012 / ESRB: RP-T+

PlanetSide 2 launches November 20

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 19, 2012 6:45am PDT

All the giddy fun of jetpacking, stomping around in mechs, roaming around in tanks, zooming about in VTOLs, and generally shooting faces will be opened up to everyone on November 20, when Sony Online Entertainment's free-to-play MMOFPS PlanetSide 2 will officially launch.


PlanetSide 2 details membership plans

By Steve Watts, Sep 21, 2012 3:00pm PDT

The PlanetSide 2 team outlines some of its ideas for membership benefits, and how it's attempting to keep from falling into the "pay-to-win" trap.


PlanetSide 2 beta access included with $40 Alpha Squad Package

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 07, 2012 12:00pm PDT

You really want to get into the PlanetSide 2 beta--but somehow, access hasn't managed to land in your lap. What's a gamer to do? Shell out money, of course.


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Planetside 2 beta waves detailed, subscribers given priority access

By Steve Watts, Aug 06, 2012 11:45am PDT

The Planetside 2 beta has started, and SOE has detailed the order for upcoming beta invites over the next few weeks.


PlanetSide 2 beta slightly delayed

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 31, 2012 6:45am PDT

The PlanetSide 2 beta was supposed to kick off today, "barring any unforeseen circumstances." Oh no! Unforeseen circumstances have arisen, and it'll now be a few days late, to ensure it's all polished and shiny.


PlanetSide 2 beta coming early next week

By John Keefer, Jul 26, 2012 11:30am PDT

Sony Online's president John Smedley has confirmed the PlanetSide 2 beta should be coming Monday or Tuesday of next week. A new trailer for the game has also been released, showing that "Death is no excuse."


PlanetSide 2 E3 presentation covers all the bases

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 26, 2012 2:00pm PDT

Sony Online Entertainment's upcoming MMOFPS is quite an ambitious undertaking. If you haven't been following the free-to-play shooter very closely, this seven minute video from E3 should cover the bases.


SOE Fan Faire renamed, set for October

By Steve Watts, Mar 26, 2012 4:45pm PDT

Sony Online Entertainment has renamed its yearly fan event to "SOE Live," and scheduled dates for October 18-21.


PlanetSide 2 embracing app developers

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 15, 2012 3:30pm PDT

While most multiplayer communities offer web-based stat tracking, SOE promises to take it "a step further" with PlanetSide 2 by embracing Android and iOS developers with freely accessible real-time stats.


PlanetSide 2's free-to-play economy explained

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 14, 2012 3:30pm PDT

Sony Online Entertainment's ambitious massively multiplayer FPS PlanetSide 2 will be free-to-play. However, creative director Matt Higby reassured us that the game won't be "pay-to-win."


Planetside 2 trailer showcases evolution of the series, air combat, and more

By Xav de Matos, Jan 05, 2012 3:30pm PST

A new clip featuring gameplay from PlanetSide 2 has been release and although the quality of the footage isn't great, the game continues to look impressive.


Planetside 2 trailer details the game's three factions

By Xav de Matos, Dec 22, 2011 4:50pm PST

A new trailer for Planetside 2 details the game's three factions.


PlanetSide 2 beta applications now open

By Steve Watts, Dec 22, 2011 7:45am PST

Sony Online Entertainment has updated the PlanetSide 2 site, complete with a beta application.


PlanetSide 2 features 8x8 kilometer continents

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 26, 2011 12:45pm PDT

Sony Online Entertainment reveals that the upcoming massively-multiplayer shooter PlanetSide 2 will include continental-sized, 8x8 kilometer battle maps.


PlanetSide 2 will be free to play

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 12, 2011 11:30am PDT

PlanetSide 2 will be free to play, SOE's John Smedley confirmed.