Planetside 2 Review
Posted: 17 months ago, last updated 4 months ago.
You jump into one of the ongoing battles on a server and contribute to the war from one side or the other. On consoles this experience is a bit haphazard as players aren’t as organised. On PC, there is a strong community that co-ordinates attacks with hundreds of players and employs detailed strategy to take over territory on the map.
It’s unlike other shooting games as you play this role in an ongoing war with thousands of other players. This takes both the exhilaration of playing and the actual combat in a different direction. The complexity and scope of the game does make it a bit overwhelming at first, but given time the tactics and strategy starts to make more sense.
Players: This is a single player game. You can play with up to 2000 players online. One player on your system enters online battles that can involve thousands of other players.
This game is free to play. Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience. This includes a regular subscription fee (known as a 'battle/season pass') to unlock access to reward items and other aspects of the game.
You don’t need a paid subscription to play this game online. In-game purchases for upgrades and guns. Or you can purchase the "Essentials" pack for weapons and camos. You can also purchase Membership Passes for up to 12 months to get +50% XP and resources, 500 Battle Cash per month.
Although you PlanetSide 2 does not require PlayStation Plus to play, all PlayStation Plus members receive a special discount on the versatile Nanite Systems Starter Bundle through the PlayStation store.
PEGI 16+ with frequent moderate violence. The examiners report expands this rating with the following: Realistic looking violence towards human characters. Characters react to being shot with guns as you would expect in real life and die realistically. The game features online playing capability which may involve real-time interaction with other players
This game has been rated ESRB TEEN.
Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.
Our Planetside 2 Accessibility Report details 25 accessibility features:
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