Daybreak Game Company LLC today announced that  PlanetSide® 2 – the critically acclaimed, free-to-play massively multiplayer online first-person shooter (MMOFPS) – is now available for free on the PlayStation® 4 (PS4) computer entertainment system in North America and Europe.

FAST FACTS:

  • PlanetSide 2 is now available as a free-to-play download in North America and Europe with optional in-game purchases via digital download on the PlayStation 4 store – no PlayStation Plus membership required.
  • PlanetSide 2  is the only game on the PS4 to bring massive player communities together in simultaneous battles across an enormous world conflict.
  • A Membership option will be available for USD $14.99/month for players interested in an enhanced  PlanetSide 2 experience, which includes: a monthly Battle Cash grant, increased experience, certifications and resource gains, discounts in the marketplace, exclusive promotions, access to a monthly double experience weekend event and priority log-in queue access.
  • The launch follows an extensive Closed Beta period, in which the  PlanetSide 2 development team tested server stability, performance and various other aspects of the game as well as adjusted and refined features based on player feedback.
  • PlanetSide 2  is massive, breaking the GUINNESS WORLD RECORD for Most Players Online in a First-Person Shooter Battle earlier this year on the PC version of the game.

DEVELOPER TAKE: “The original  PlanetSide  was the first MMOFPS,  PlanetSide 2 set a new standard for shooters when it launched on the PC in 2012, and now the massive battles are unmatched on the console. The game is synonymous with large-scale warfare and there’s just no comparison,” said Andy Sites,  PlanetSide  2director of development. “PlanetSide 2  fosters a unique kind of unwavering camaraderie among players, so we’re excited to see how our community grows on the PlayStation 4.

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