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  • Blog Post: Planetside 2 Earns A World Record For Online Players In An FPS Battle

    The Guinness Book of World Records has certified a new title holder in the first-person shooter genre. Sony Online Entertainment’s Planetside 2 now holds the record for most online players in a single battle. The record was inaugurated by the original Planetside, which then lost it to Man vs. Machine... More
  • Blog Post: New Releases This Week: January 18 Through January 24

    This week, if someone tells you to "go to hell," you can do just that. 2015's new releases are starting to pick up with two current-gen updates (one of which brings an entire new campaign). Capcom is finally bringing the Gamecube remake of Resident Evil to a broader audience this week ... More
  • Blog Post: Planetside 2 PS4 Beta Launches January 20, Sign-Ups Still Open

    Sony Online has announced the start date for the Planetside 2 beta on PlayStation 4. As promised the test will begin later this month. The test will start with a few thousand players on January 20, with more waves added as the period progresses. Selection will take place chronologically related to when... More
  • Blog Post: Planetside 2 For PS4 Beta Start Date News Coming This Week

    We have a follow-up on last week’s hopeful hints that the long-awaited Planetside 2 beta will be arriving on PlayStation 4 soon. Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley says that a concrete launch date is coming this week. According to a statement on Twitter, Smedley says that the beta... More
  • Blog Post: Planetside 2 Beta Coming In January, Details Available In The New Year

    According to Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley, it may not be too much longer before PlayStation 4 owners can dive into Planetside 2. The massive shooter is long overdue, and was originally slated for release in early 2014 . Smedley shared the news via Twitter with a fan inquiring about... More
  • Blog Post: Sign Up For The Planetside 2 PlayStation 4 Beta

    We don't know when we will be able to start playing, but you can go ahead and sign up to join the beta for the PlayStation 4 version of Planetside 2. If you submit your e-mail address, you will receive the message, "Thank you for submitting your email address! We will keep you updated as we... More
  • Blog Post: PlanetSide 2 Coming To The PS4

    Sony’s PS4 push for compelling free-to-play content offerings will be getting a hefty boost with Sony Online Entertainment’s PlanetSide 2. While it’s been available on PC forever, the game will be looking to capture a whole new audience on the console with its fast-paced first-person... More
  • Blog Post: First Planetside 2 On PlayStation 4 Images Appears Online

    Clint Worley, producer on the PlayStation 4 version of Planetside 2 recently tweeted out some images of the game. New build is about to drop so I grabbed a pic before the install. Dualshock rumble will add a ton to the gameplay! pic.twitter.com/1neGHhHqQw — Clint Worley (@c0braje7) May 16, 2014... More
  • Blog Post: Sony Online Says Player Has Made $100,000 Creating In-Game Items

    In a recent interview, Sony Online Entertainment head John Smedley revealed that one gamer has made over $100,000 creating and selling in-game items in SOE's Player Studio program. In an interview about the company's new zombie-themed MMO H1Z1 , Smedley was asked about the success of the company's... More
  • Blog Post: More Than 10 Percent Of Content Sold In PlanetSide 2 Is User Created

    Free-to-play MMO FPS PlanetSide 2 is known for its massive battles, but a new video detailing the success of player created content might make it known for massive paychecks as well. Using the game's Player Studio, some players have made thousands of dollars by creating and selling their cosmetic... More
  • Blog Post: Sony Online Considering One-Price Subscription For All Its Games

    Soon, you may be able to get premium access to all of Sony Online's stable of games, including Planetside 2 and the upcoming Everquest Next, for one monthly fee. On Reddit, SOE head John Smedley detailed the company's possible plans: "We are considering (and are likely going to move forward... More
  • Blog Post: PlanetSide 2 Player Studio Users Have Earned Thousands In Sales

    Some PlanetSide 2 players are having a very happy holiday. Yesterday, we spoke with the game’s senior art director Tramell Isaac. During our conversation, we spoke about where the game is going and what players can expect from the PlayStation 4 version due in 2014. For those that don’t know... More
  • Blog Post: Planetside 2 Arrives On PlayStation 4 Early Next Year

    Sony has just updated its list of PlayStation 4 launch titles to include DC Universe Online (you can see the full list here ). We’ve also learned that another free-to-play game from Sony Online will be landing early next year. In an interview with Bloomberg, Sony Online Entertainment head John... More
  • Blog Post: Planetside 2 Launches Player Studio

    Sony Online Entertainment has launched Player Studio for Planetside 2 , a program that allows players to create in-game items and potentially sell them in the marketplace for a real profit. Other SOE games have set a precedent for Player Studio implementation, including Everquest, Everquest II, and Free... More
  • Blog Post: Planetside 2 Battle Islands Delivers Close Quarters 96-Person Combat

    Sony Online Entertainment is getting ready to deliver a competitive arena for small(er) scale Planetside 2 combat in the upcoming Battle Island update. One of the islands, Nexus, is available for players as a sneak peek. Battle Islands give outfits an opportunity to engage in competitive matches with... More
  • Blog Post: Planetside 2 'Looks Like PC On Max Settings,' Supports Vita Remote Play

    We sat down with Planetside 2's executive producer Clint Worley and senior art director Tramell Isaac to talk about why their work is something prospective PlayStation 4 owners should be excited about. For those that aren't up on the PC title, Planetside 2 offers a persistent war with three enormous... More
  • Blog Post: Sony Online's DC Universe Online And Planetside 2 Headed For PlayStation 4

    News has filtered out of Sony's E3 machine that the promise of free-to-play titles will be fulfilled when the PlayStation 4 launches later this year. Two very different titles will be on the system. DC Universe Online , originally a subscription-based action MMO that has since gone free to play,... More
  • Blog Post: PlanetSide 2 Partners With Major League Gaming

    Gamers looking for a more competitive bout of PlanetSide 2 are in luck: Sony Online Entertainment announced that the free-to-play massively multiplayer online first-person shooter will be a part of Major League Gaming. The year-long collaboration with the eSports league will produce new competitive gameplay... More
  • Blog Post: Report: PlanetSide 2 Receives First Major Update

    Sony Online Entertainment's MMOFPS has received a massive -- no pun intended -- update that allows players to make more than one character on the same server, along with a slew of other changes. Some assault rifles and carbines have received better accuracy while moving. However, those with magazines... More
  • Blog Post: Research Shows Changing Gamer Habits And A Flat Market

    According to the market research and consulting firm Newzoo , consumer behavior among gamers changed dramatically in 2012, while the video game market overall remained flat. Between the PC, television, tablet, and smartphone, consumers currently have four primary screens to access entertainment with... More
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