PC / Action / Release: May 20, 2003 / ESRB: T

Planetside 1 switching to free-to-play

By Steve Watts, May 21, 2013 9:35am PDT

The original Planetside is going free-to-play, according to SOE president John Smedley.


SOE 'Station Access' relaunched cheaper as 'All Access'

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 29, 2011 7:15am PDT

SOE's 'Station Access' subscription granting membership to multiple MMOs is relaunching as 'All Access,' with $10 knocked off the monthly price.


Rumor: Massive layoffs at Sony Online Entertainment [Update]

By Alice O'Connor and Xav de Matos, Mar 31, 2011 6:15am PDT

As much as a third of Sony's MMO-making division has been laid off, according to rumours, and three studios may be outright closed.


Sony Online Talks PlanetSide Next: 'Battles on a Scale No Other FPS Will Touch'

By Chris Faylor, Oct 12, 2009 8:41am PDT

Following word of a sequel to Sony Online's massively multiplayer shooter PlanetSide, company president John Smedley has outlined his hopes for the...


"Everyone who was paying attention to Planetside back before it's release knows that Star Wars ..."

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New PlanetSide Planned

By Chris Faylor, Sep 28, 2009 9:20am PDT

Sony Online Entertainment has revealed plans to followup up its massively multiplayer first-person shooter PlanetSide (PC) with a new game set in...


"I'm kind of skeptical that this game will live up to the original, let alone improve in the ..."

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PlanetSide Subscription Increase

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 01, 2007 8:02am PST

According to this post on the PlanetSide forums, the subscription fee for this MMOFPS will be increasing. It previously cost $12.99 a month to...


"that's actually a good possibility considering it's sony. I mean look at what they're doing with ..."

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Additional PlanetSide Info

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 26, 2006 6:43am PST

Sony Online Entertainment sent along some more information on their free PlanetSide promotion program we mentioned the other day. Interested...


"they forgot to mention, if you have an old account, you can play free for one month right now. ..."

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PlanetSide Goes Kind Of Free

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 20, 2006 7:20am PST

The PlanetSide forums have a new post by SOE's Enrico Pallazzo, outlining plans for this MMOFPS as the developers are planning to add several new...


"The value in this game is huge infantry and vehicle battles in the field with aircraft all around. "

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PlanetSide Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 01, 2005 6:52am PST

Over at GameCloud this morning you can find a PlanetSide Q&A. Sony Online's Thom Terrazas is asked about the current status of this massively...


"Another thanks to all the shackers that made GCR planetside such a success! R.I.P. "

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PlanetSide Update Plans

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 09, 2004 7:07am PDT

There's a new team letter on the PlanetSide website, written by the latest Producer and Design Lead on the game. SamhaynePS explains what's in...


"SJ aka "TRIBES2KILLAH" !! Hahaha I'm soooo happy I never got into this game, I knew it was ..."

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PlanetSide Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 04, 2004 6:47am PDT

HomeLAN Fed has posted a new PlanetSide Q&A. Dave Georgeson of Sony Online Entertainment is asked about the status of this MMOFPS and plans to add...


"Well, it looks like Dave "I killed Tribes 2" G. is up to the same old tricks. One thing for him ..."

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PlanetSide Update Info

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 03, 2004 1:32pm PST

The official PlanetSide website has been updated, offering information on Continental Dominion and Capitol Buildings which are being added to the...


PlanetSide Plans

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 08, 2004 5:49pm PST

The PlanetSide website has been updating, offering a look at gameplay update plans. There is also a related producer's letter. Thanks HomeLAN Fed.


PlanetSide Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 05, 2003 10:27am PST

Action Vault has a new PlanetSide Q&A. Producer Dallas Dickinson is asked about future plans for this MMOFPS and the overall patching and updating...


PlanetSide Plans

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 03, 2003 8:10am PST

There is a new producer's letter on the PlanetSide website, mentioning among other things that there will be a server merge for this MMOFPS. Sony...