More stories on: Planetside 2


Planetside 2 Creative Director Matt Higby resigns from Daybreak

More important members of staff are leaving the company formerly known as SOE (now Daybreak,) as Planetside 2 Creative Director Matt Higby steps down.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Feb 2015 | Comments Off

H1Z1 and Planetside 2 getting weather

SOE has already teased weather in some of the H1Z1 footage but now snow is confirmed with weather also coming to Planetside 2 in the future.

By Paul Younger | 1 Jul 2014 | 1

Hossin continent now live in Planetside 2

This new content for Planetside 2 was teased at the start of the year and SOE finally bring the Hossin continent to the free to play shooter.

By Paul Younger | 28 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Planetside 1 going free to play as SOE revise All Access membership

With Planetside 2 doing rather well it seems a little pointless to pump a load of development resources into the old Planetside.

By Paul Younger | 26 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Planetside 2 trailer teases 2014 content

SOE are gearing up for another solid year of Planetside 2 action and today they released a new trailer to tease players with new content and share a few stats along the way.

By Paul Younger | 10 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Planetside 2 wants to turn your war stories into a graphic novel

With a game as big and open and varied as Planetside 2, most players will probably have stories of their own.

By Tim McDonald | 20 Nov 2013 | Comments Off

Mega Planetside 2 PC performance patch released

I’d be lying if I said I’ve been keeping up with Planetside 2 in any meaningful way, but the pertu-war online FPS beast is still, of course, very much alive and well.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Nov 2013 | Comments Off

Planetside 2 will be in those old fashioned shop things in August

I’m looking forward to the inevitable “I love the 2000s” documentaries in which Stuart Maconie will lean back with a whistful, faraway gaze and say “Ahhh … shops, eh?

By Peter Parrish | 26 Jul 2013 | Comments Off

How to do free-to-play right

Funny how things change. Much as we’ve always treated any new developments in gaming with a degree of suspicion and mistrust, there’ve always been new content types that have evoked a huge range of possibilities.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Jun 2013 | 10

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Cloaked buggies and more in Planetside 2’s upcoming changes

SoE has put out a video detailing its March ‘roadmap’ for Planetside 2.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Planetside 2 creative director on server merges, roadmap and new players site

SOE’s Matt Higby has posted a new update on the status of Planetside 2 covering the recently announced server merges, a new player site for the community and the roadmap update.

By Paul Younger | 22 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Next Planetside 2 update detailed – XP changes incoming

SOE are back after the holidays and dropped a huge information update regarding the next patch which is due out on 30 January.

By Paul Younger | 9 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

More optimisations and features coming to Planetside 2 in January

If you’ve been following twitter this week, SOE’s John Smedley has been posting up a storm about Planetside 2  hacks and hackers.

By Paul Younger | 7 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

More Planetside 2 servers launching to meet demand

SOE’s John Smedley has been tweeting up a storm this afternoon to reassure players they are on the case when it comes to getting more servers online to meet demand.

By Paul Younger | 21 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Planetside 2 launches with several bangs

It’s launch day for Planetside 2 on the PC, which means Sony Online Entertainment is well within their rights to issue a ‘launch’ trailer featuring clips and footage from the free-to-play multiplayer FPS extravaganza.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Nov 2012 | 2

Black Widow Company show their Planetside 2 strength [Video]

Sony Online Entertainment has issued a new Planetside 2 video, showing a set of players called ‘Black Widow Company’ (sounds suitably like a scary private military force to me) at work in the game.

By Peter Parrish | 6 Nov 2012 | 1

Planetside 2 gets Twitched

Gamers continue to enjoy live streaming their gaming to others and Twitch is one of the more popular services to utilise.

By Paul Younger | 2 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

SOE warns Planetside 2 aimbot hackers that they’ll be banned

It seems the FPS confines of the Planetside 2 beta has been hit by the foul stench of aimbot hackers.

By John Robertson | 25 Oct 2012 | Comments Off