PlanetSide Series News


PlanetSide 2 closed beta hits PS4 January 20

By Josh Hawkins, Jan 07, 2015 11:30am PST

Sony's MMO shooter finally comes to its latest console later this month.


"John Smedley recently flipped out and took control directly of PS2. They're working on more ..."

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PlanetSide 2 gets a snowman invasion for new holiday update

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 17, 2014 3:00pm PST

PlanetSide 2's latest update is set to go live later tonight and it will include new Holiday Directives that have squads hunting for snowmen.


PlanetSide 2 update begins Nanite of the Living Dead event

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 03, 2014 11:45am PDT

PlanetSide 2 is getting into the Halloween spirit with a massive patch and a new October event.


"I love playing but I haven't had the time as of late. :( The Shack Squad was awesome, that's ..."

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PlanetSide 2 August update deploys Valkyrie and squad mentorship Ribbons

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2014 11:45am PDT

Sony Online Entertainment has deployed its August update with many of the additions previously discussed at SOE Live.


PlanetSide 2 devs discuss future updates, PS4 beta still aiming for 2014

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 15, 2014 6:00am PDT

PlanetSide 2's developers have outlined what's coming to the MMOFPS in the coming months, while making sure to note that they're still hopeful to have the PS4 beta ready before the end of the year.


PlanetSide 2 gets tiered Directives in new update

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 05, 2014 10:00am PDT

Pick up some new weapons and bragging rights thanks to a new tiered achivement system debuting in the latest PlanetSide 2 update.


"Who said that they did have anything in common?Not me. I was just saying that with new ..."

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PlanetSide 2 designers discuss Hossin, July updates, and weather

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 01, 2014 3:00pm PDT

PlanetSide 2's Hossin update was recently deployed for all PC players. As all of the game's factions go on this 'Early Expedition' of the new continent, studio director Matt Higby and lead designer Luke Sigmund took Shacknews on a brief tour of the new area, while also offer...


PlanetSide 2 update adds Hossin and continent locking

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 26, 2014 4:30pm PDT

PlanetSide 2's latest update has released and it has long-time fans ecstatic. The long-awaited Hossin map has finally arrived, as well as the game's equally-anticipated continent locking feature and some nifty bonuses that should have the game's factions all set to pick up t...


"Enjoying my time back with the update: ..."

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PlanetSide 2 on PlayStation 4: played at E3 2014

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 11, 2014 8:00am PDT

Sony Online Entertainment brought PlanetSide 2 on PS4 to E3 this year, bring a solid shooting experience that should stand every bit as tall as its PC counterpart.


"Its going to be the same game as the PC version. Its a Massively multiplayer fps so I don't ..."

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PlanetSide 2 trailer prepares to tell the PS4 version's story

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 06, 2014 11:30am PDT

PlanetSide 2 continues to make waves in 2014 and now SOE is ready to bring the PlayStation 4 version to E3.


"I don't think there is cross-play but I remember reading you can transfer your character from ..."

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PlanetSide 2 update video reveals new Valkyrie vehicle

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 24, 2014 3:30pm PDT

PlanetSide 2 creative director Matt Higby took to YouTube to offer a look at the upcoming future of the MMOFPS, while also revealing a first look at the upcoming Valkyrie vehicle set to debut this summer.


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PlanetSide 2 content creators talk about making money through the FPSMMO

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 21, 2014 3:15pm PDT

Some PlanetSide 2 players are making thousands of dollars off of SOE's MMOFPS. How? By uploading content to the Player Studio. A new video talks to some creators who have found success.


"i hate customizing that level of detail in games like these so i usually just turn everything to ..."

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PlanetSide 2 deploys Amerish update

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 21, 2014 1:30pm PST

PlanetSide 2's Amerish update has gone live, a few days later than originally estimated. It feature repositioned outposts, optimized performance, and some new base layouts.


"Yeah I'm really enjoying the changes to the continent so far. "

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PlanetSide 2's Amerish continent and mission system updates detailed

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 15, 2014 11:00am PST

PlanetSide 2 has some major content updates planned for the next two weeks, including the upcoming Amerish update and the updated mission system. Creative director Matt Higby shared some details on what to expect in a phone call with Shacknews.


"Fortunately they are at least listening and although they are partially going to implement this ..."

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PlanetSide 2 creative director talks 2014 and answers Chatty questions

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 04, 2014 12:30pm PST

PlanetSide 2 is poised to have a huge 2014, so Shacknews got in touch with creative director Matt Higby to discuss the developer's approach to fan feedback, the upcoming PS4 version, and take questions from the Chatty community.


"AmbientOSX from the article not only designs great camos but is also the leader of the Terran ..."

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