PlanetSide is an MMOFPS from Sony Online Entertainment that involves three warring factions in a battle for supremacy over the ten continents on the planet of Auraxis. Players can utilize a number of different weapons, vehicles, and combat roles to take the fight to their enemies, and earn experience to progress their characters.
July 1st marked the end of service for 13 year old Planetside. Our own Steven Messner was on hand in Planetside's final moments with everyone literally going out with a bang. Check out the video below to see how it all went down.
Daybreak Games Company has announced that it is pulling the plug on PlanetSide. The server will be shutting down on July 1st at 4:00 pm Pacific / 7:00 pm Eastern. According to the team the closure is "due to evolving business needs and technical requirements". All present and former players are invited to give the game the send off it deserves in the coming weeks.
Sony Online Entertainment is inviting all former PlanetSide subscribers to come back for a tenth anniversary celebration. As an enticement, all paying players of the past will receive a complimentary six-month subscription.
Last week, Wayback Wednesday actually became Wayback THURSDAY in order to ensure we had our big name guests on hand for a revisit to PlanetSide. Our own Rob Lashley was joined by Tramell Isaac and Matt Higby from Sony Online Entertainment. See what they discussed during their game time in PlanetSide.
This Thursday (6/28), our own Rob "Grakulen" Lashley will play some Planetside 1 while chatting with Planetside 2's Matt Higby and Tramell Isaac about the ways in which PS1 influenced PS2, and what we can expect from the highly anticipated sequel. The stream will go live at 930pm EDT, and run for as long as the trio can keep their eyes open!