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.
The notice was posted on the PlanetSide 2 site.
On a side note, Daybreak also announced that the Everquest TCG Legends of Norrath will also be closing.