PlanetSide Series News


PlanetSide, Legends of Norrath going offline this summer

By David Craddock, Jun 20, 2016 4:15pm PDT

Two of Sony Online's first and biggest hits are being phased out so development teams can focus on newer products.


"Planetside 1 was fun. I wish they'd release some sort of private server stuff."

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PlanetSide 2 PS4 deploys today at 1pm PT / 4pm ET on PSN

By Daniel Perez, Jun 23, 2015 8:50am PDT

Daybreak Games' PlanetSide 2 will be launching today at 1pm PT / 4pm ET on the PlayStation Network.


"I played the beta for a bit and it is every bit as good on PS4 as it is on PC. It looks great, ..."

- Gwyndion see all 5 comments

How PlanetSide 2 on PlayStation 4 is aiming to help new recruits

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 11, 2015 10:00am PDT

PlanetSide 2 on PlayStation 4 will mark something of a new beginning for console users. That's why Daybreak Games is planning to implement some friendly early game features, along with some other changes that aim to make this PC MMOFPS the best console shooting experience on...


PlanetSide 2 deploys on PS4 on June 23

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 03, 2015 9:40am PDT

The wait is finally over for PlayStation 4 users. PlanetSide 2 will bring the Auraxis fight to PS4 later this month.


PlanetSide 2 creative director resigns

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 13, 2015 9:30am PST

The losses aren't over for Daybreak Game Company, as PlanetSide 2 creative director Matt Higby has tendered his resignation.


"My guess, to use the IP's for shitty f2p games and mobile garbage."

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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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