PlanetSide 2

  • PlanetSide 2
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  • Huge, intense battles are a chaotic blast.
  • Even at low levels, you feel you are contributing to the war effort.
  • Combat diversity makes every confrontation feel different from the last.


  • Inconsistent technical performance.
  • Lack of an in game tutorial makes the first few hours intimidating.

Expert reviews and ratings

By PC Authority on 83

Yes, you read that right. The idea that Sony could make a PC shooter that is this good, let alone this groundbreaking in scale, might seem like a sign of the coming apocalypse (which, if you're reading this, means it obviously isn't), but Sony...

By Strategy Informer on 85

When the original Planetside came out, many said it was ahead of its time. The technology, both in terms of how games are made and the internet infrastructure of the day, wasn’t really as widespread as it needed to be. Nearly ten years later...

By GameSpot on 85

Planetside 2's monumental battles are exciting and...

By New Game Network on 80

Despite the compromises made to achieve it's scale, Planetside 2 largely succeeds in its ambitions, offering up a game with familiar shooter mechanics in the unique and exciting format of a massive persistent...

By 1Up on 88

PlanetSide 2 isn't interested in explaining itself. Want to know why the planet Auraxis is caught in a three-way tug-of-war between red guys, blue guys, and purple guys? Go read a wiki. Having trouble understanding some basic gameplay systems? Tough...

By Techgage on

PlanetSide 2 is set 300 years in the future. The Earth is on the brink of geological ruin from centuries of war. Under this global threat the world unites under the Terran Republic (TR); shortly after its formation there was a great and species-altering...

By PC Gamer on

12Next »When it’s dark – properly dark – you can look up at the night sky and see a multitude of stars. Stop and consider those stars. Each one is a ball of superheated gas, floating out there in space with its own history....

By GameSpy on

Days 4 & 5: The Not-So-Friendly SkiesUntil now, the aircraft of PlanetSide 2 were just things that dropped out of the sky in burning, blackened chunks. But that's changed. The difference now is that I'm part of the falling debris. I spent some...

International Review By Netzwelt on

Der Tod kommmt schnell. Sehr schnell. Kaum stürzt sich die eigene Figur aus dem Orbit in Richtung Kampfgebiet, sorgen feindliche Einheiten unmittelbar nach der Landung auch schon für das Ableben des eigenen Soldaten - ohne dass er...

International Review By Gamereactor on 80

Den som vill investera hela sitt liv i ett spel behöver inte längre söka sig till World of Warcraft, Guild Wars 2 eller Second Life. Planetside 2 är här för att återuppfinna actiongenren genom att blanda in...

International Review By Eurogamer on 90

Enten kan man bunde, eller også kan man ikke. PlanetSide 2 har i hvert fald tænkt sig at teste dine overlevelsesevner fra første fløjt. Du laver en figur, giver den et navn, vælger en gruppe at kæmpe for, og så bliver...