If you've been craving for a real first-person, massive multiplayer online shooter with real-time epic battles, countless vehicles, players and artillery on-screen doing what they do best, look no further than Sony Online Entertainment's Planetside 2. The game has officially launched today and all of you eager shooter fans out there looking for a legitimate MMOFPS can join in on the action.
The game is currently free-to-play but offers premium features for those who want an enhanced experience.
Matt Higby, Creative Director of PlanetSide 2 at Sony Online Entertainment commented in the press release, saying...
“We set out to create a massive, unprecedented game, and we succeeded. PlanetSide 2 will break records for its size and combat,”... “Now, it’s the players’ turn to make history. The war stories of brutal combat, acts of valor, casualties and victories from beta testing have been epic. But, the slate is clean, and the game has launched. It’s time to create legends.”
If you want to see the game in action, look no further than the launch trailer below. Leading up to the release SOE has been unleashing in-game footage of the community guilds doing what they do best, and now you get to see what the final product will look like. Enjoy.
You can dive into the game right now by registering a station ID, or if you're already familiarized with SOE from playtime with DC Universe Online just use your old login and password and get setup in what could arguably be considered the largest game released this year.
For further information on Planetside 2 or to grab the client, feel free to stop by the Official Website. You can also get right to the install screen via the Steam client.