PlanetSide Series News


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.


"This spam post is actually more useful than anything Planetside 2 related. "

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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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PlanetSide 2 roadmap outlines six months of content

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 22, 2014 5:00pm PST

PlanetSide 2 has updated its developer roadmap and among the notable items is that the long-awaited Hossin continent is now tentatively set to arrive in May.


"A floating spawn point would be nice, and would provide more options on attacking certain bases ..."

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PlanetSide 2 video teases new 2014 content

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 09, 2014 3:30pm PST

PlanetSide 2 has had a very good 2013 and you can celebrate by watching a new video that offers a tease of what's to come, including the long-awaited Hossin and the PS4 version.


"Welcome to being a pc gamer. We get to beta test everything before the consoles get it. I tend ..."

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PlanetSide 2 to get weekly Wednesday updates

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 08, 2014 5:15pm PST

PlanetSide 2 will begin to offer more frequent updates, rolling one out every Wednesday to help fix bugs and balance the game at a more rapid pace.


PlanetSide 2 for PS4 is like PC version set to Ultra

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 31, 2013 9:45am PST

SOE producer Matt Higby explained that the PS4 version will be "nearly identical to the PC version, with the exception of the user interface."


"That was not an intentional "POS4." I must have hit two keys. FIGHT!"

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Why PlanetSide 2 doesn't support PC-PS4 cross-play

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 05, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Cross-platform play won't be possible for the PC/PS4 versions of PlanetSide 2, so Sony is looking into a workaround, including transferable characters.


"Honestly,I think it has more to do with them realizing and recognizing how much trouble CCP is ..."

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PlanetSide 2 'implants' scrapped over pay-to-win fears

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 18, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Sony Online Entertainment has walked back plans to include purchasable Implants for PlanetSide 2, amidst a sea of negative player feedback.


"The idea was to buy with both, but it still contributed to that "pay to win" idea that so many ..."

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Planetside 2 class updates coming every two months

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 02, 2013 12:30pm PDT

Planetside 2's class updates are set to drop every two months, beginning with the Infiltrator class later this summer.


Planetside 2's long-term plans for user-generated content

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 01, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Planetside 2 creative director Matt Higby discusses the future of the game's user-generated content initiative, as well as the upcoming PlayStation 4 version.


"What server/team are all the Shackers playing on? I've been playing for a couple weeks and it ..."

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PlanetSide 2 introduces Battle Islands

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 01, 2013 11:35am PDT

PlanetSide 2's creative director Matt Higby briefly spoke about the game's new Battle Islands, which takes the MMO into more instanced territory.


"Yes. The first "expansion" added caves. It was ~$35, released very shortly after the game ..."

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