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SOE Live 2014 - The Game's PS4 Future

During SOE Live 2014, our own Red Thomas caught up with Planetside 2's Tramell Ray Isaac to chat about the game's progress towards dominating the Playstation 4 space. http://www.mmorpg.com

Directives, an Achievement-Like System, Released

PlanetSide 2 players now have a new achievement-like system to help them pursue goals and reap the rewards for reaching them. Called "Directives", the incentives to achieve include stats boosts, weapons acquisition and more.

Hossin Continent Goes Live

Sony Online Entertainment has announced that a new continent has been added to PlanetSide 2. Hossin is now available for players to explore and will present a challenge to players due to the unforgiving nature of the environment.

Camaraderie & Teamwork Showcased in E3 Trailer

Sony Online Entertainment has released a brand new trailer for PlanetSide 2 in celebration of next week's E3 convention. The trailer focuses on the camaraderie and teamwork necessary to survive on Auraxis.

Implants Arrive in Game, Allow for Strategic Loadouts

Sony Online Entertainment and the Planetside 2 team have announced that Implants are now available in game. Implants allow players to build more strategic loadouts for optimal game play. In addition to the implants, players will also find that Howling Pass has been updated and that the Medic class has received the once-over.

Implants are the New Hotness

Implants are the new hotness coming to Planetside 2 tomorrow, the big new itemization and crafting update that’s been long awaited in SOE’s blockbuster MMOFPS. We caught up with the folks on the design team to chat about Implants and what effect SOE hopes they’ll have on the long-term progression system for the MMO.

Looking Ahead with Higby at PAX East

We recently caught up with PlanetSide 2's Matt Higby at PAX East to discuss SOE's plans for the game this year. From Hossin to the Outfit captured bases, there's a lot coming to PS2 over the next few months. Read on!

Indar and Amerish Shine in Latest War Correspondent Video

War Correspondent #7 has been posted by the PlanetSide 2 team. The series follows select groups of players and explores war torn locations throughout the PlanetSide 2 world. This time, the team takes a look at the contested Indar and Amerish zones.

The Lucrative Way to Play

We met with SOE’s Planetside 2 team recently, specifically Art Director Tramell Ray Isaac, to chat about the game’s ongoing progress, PS4 development, mission system, Hossin map, but mainly the sheer astounding success of the Player Studio. Player Studio allows enterprising and creative PS2 players to make items for sale in the game’s cash shop. In doing so, they get a cut of the action.

SOE Video Reveals New Aircraft - The Valkyrie

Come next month, Planetside 2 will see a large-scale update that will add missions and implants as well as improvements to balance, armor, and resources. The Combat Medic will also be receiving a significant update. Planetside 2 Creative Director Matt Higby talks about the update in a new video that ends with a preview of the new fast attack aircraft due out this summer, the Valkyrie.

Player Studio Montage Celebrates the Creative Side

Sony Online Entertainment and the PlanetSide 2 team have released a terrific new video that shines the spotlight on the Player Studio and the amazing creations made. With Player Studio, items created are sold via the Marketplace with profits going (minus a small fee) directly to the creators. Check it out and some of the awesome stats provided.

War Correspondent Series Takes a Look at Epic Battles

Sony Online Entertainment has released the latest in a series of PlanetSide 2 videos entitled "The War Correspondent". In them, the day-to-day struggles in the game are portrayed in an epic way. In this episode, soldiers try to hold on to The Crown, the most attacked location on Auraxis. Check it out!

Amerish & Mission Updates with Tramell Ray Isaac

We recently had a chance to catch up with PlanetSide 2 art director Tramell Ray Isaac to discuss all of the awesome things coming to PlanetSide 2 this month.

Amerish Revamp Completed

Sony Online Entertainment has announced that the PlanetSide 2 revamp of Amerish is now complete. Players fighting on Amerish will see lots of big improvements, including new base layouts and implementation of the Lattice System. "The Lattice System has been implemented, which includes repositioning of outposts and roads to optimize map flow."

World Domination Series Preseason 2  Event Announced

Sony Online entertainment and the PlanetSide 2 team have announced the World Domination Series (WDS) Preseason 2 Challenge Event. According to the team, major adjustments to the event have been implemented after player feedback from the inaugural event. Each week, SOE will compile each Empire's score. At the end of the preseason the overall winner will be announced, with players receiving a commemorative in-game item as a reward.