Not an American user?


PlanetSide 2 is a free-to-play massively multiplayer online first-person shooter that delivers combat on a large scale with up to 2,000 players in a single conflict. It is a re-imagening of the original PlanetSide game. Battles take place with air and ground vehicles slugging it out alongside squads of troops. Whether in open fields, tightly packed urban centers or enormous structures, planning, teamwork and communication are essential. The game features continent maps with dozens of square kilometers of seamless gameplay space. Landmass has intrinsic value as the meta game is about territorial control of a continent split up into different sectors.

The game has a day-and-night cycle that influences the warfare, and soldiers can sprint, use iron sight and access regenerating shields. By gaining experience (battle rank) additional skills can be unlocked through certification points. There are three factions (Terran Republic, New Conglomerate and Vanu Sovereignty) with classes such as Light Assault, Heavy Assault, Medic, Engineer, Infiltrator and Mechanized Assault Exo-Suit. Players can switch classes and there is an overall skill progression, not tied to a specific class.

The premium part of the game allows player to purchase convenience items and cosmetic changes with real cash. Optionally a subscription can be purchased for additional advantages.


PlanetSide 2 Windows Guarding from the roof
PlanetSide 2 Windows On the roof of one of our buildings
PlanetSide 2 Windows Title & Loading Screen
PlanetSide 2 PlayStation 4 Splash screen

Promo Images

PlanetSide 2 Screenshot
PlanetSide 2 Screenshot
PlanetSide 2 Screenshot
PlanetSide 2 Screenshot

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.

Critic Reviews

AusGamers Windows Nov 24, 2012 9.5 out of 10 95
GamingTrend Windows 2012 94 out of 100 94
PC Gamer Windows 2012 90 out of 100 90
GameStar (Germany) Windows Dec 06, 2012 87 out of 100 87 Windows Dec 20, 2012 8.6 out of 10 86 Windows 2012 8.5 out of 10 85
The Escapist Windows Dec 06, 2012 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Edge Windows Jan 16, 2013 8 out of 10 80
Destructoid Windows Dec 07, 2012 7.5 out of 10 75
Darkstation Windows Dec 06, 2012 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70


There are currently no topics for this game.



  • GameSpy
    • 2012 – One of the Top 10 Games of the Year

Related Web Sites

Contributed to by John Roy (11) and Sciere (474093)