Planetside 2 [PC]
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Planetside 2 PC Release date
EU Release Date:
Nov-20-2012
US Release Date:
Nov-20-2012
AU Release Date:
Nov-20-2012
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Genre
Shooter
Online
Theme
Sci fi
War
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Planetside 2 System Requirements
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RAM
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GD Verdict
Recommended Requirements
6 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 8
Win 7 64
DX 11
15 GB
FPS
Average Frames Per Second
Low Setting
Premium Only FPS
Medium Setting
Premium Only FPS
High Setting
Premium Only FPS
Ultra Setting
Premium Only FPS
Planetside 2 Gamer Feedback Results
  • Anti Aliasing
    FXAA
    Mac OS
    Yes 27%
    No 73%
    Console Port
    Yes 29%
    No 71%
    Bindable Mouse Btns
    Yes
  • PC Optimised
    Yes 81%
    No 19%
    Sandbox Quality
    Non-existent 42%
    Oculus Support
    No
    Frame per Sec Cap
    No 72%
  • What People Will Pay
    $31
    AMD optimised
    Yes 63%
    No 37%
    Nvidia optimised
    Yes 85%
    No 15%
    Game too Buggy
    No 92%
    Yes 8%
  • Good on Low graphics
    Yes 64%
    No 36%
    Upgrade PC for this
    Yes 70%
    No 30%
    Good Surround Sound
    Yes 100%
    Replayability
    Yes
    5.2 / 10
  • Time to Complete
    67 hours
    Best Control Scheme
    Mouse 94%
    Game Difficulty
    Challenging 57%
    Sli/Crossfire Support
    Yes
  • Non-skip Cutscenes
    No 100%
    Anytime Quick Save
    No
    Worth Getting
    Yes 100%
8.4

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The latest system requirements News for Planetside 2
May-09-2014 Massively multiplayer FPS Planetside 2 will be on display at E3 2014, Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) has confirmed.Launched back in 2012 on PC, the F2P MMOFPS is making its way to PlayStation 4, and ...
Feb-05-2014 Eek. Those of you still sporting 32-bit operating systems had better start jumping ship quick. Sony Online Entertainment has decided to proceed with 64-bit only development for Planetside 2, despite 6...
Jan-10-2014 Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) has unleashed a teaser trailer for Planetside 2 that drops a sneak peak of what we can expect from the epic-scale MMOFPS in 2014.Planetside 2 might have been out for ov...
Nov-12-2013 Clearly the team over at SOE has all the subtlety and nuance of a paving slab following their announcement that they would be dedicating their staff to optimising the performance of Planetside 2, in t...
Aug-05-2013 Nothing makes mass combat more interesting than a nice bit of different scenery, as Planetside's newest continent reveals. Named Hossin, the whole area is filled with jungle and swamps.If heat and hum...
Jul-18-2013 Planetside 2 was always meant to be a game that could be competitive - it was promised early on that there would never be consumables that enhanced your abilities.Sony Online Entertainment recently tr...
Jun-29-2013 Open world games are always fun, but sometimes, you just want to be told what to do, given direction and meaning.Planetside 2 will soon be adding missions to the game, created by the higher ranking me...
Jan-28-2013 Major League Gaming, the company behind events such as the Intel Extreme Masters tournaments, has announced a partnership with Planetside 2.Sony Online Entertainment (publishers of Planetside 2) have ...
Full system requirements for Planetside 2 reported on Oct-25-2012

Planetside 2 is better than Battlefield 3. Thats the hype surrounding this giant of an online shooter. Its a sprawling sci-fi multiplayer with a huge war that ebbs and flows. Also we have some inside info on what the Planetside 2 system requirements are going to be.

This game will hopefully run on a broad spectrum of machines, including some laptops. But, and that's a big but, despite the lower entry curve, Planetside 2 is likely to have some features that will actually utilise the sheer power of some of those modern CPUs. You know, the ones that are gathering dusty from lack of a real work out. So here are the Planetside 2 System Requirements...

Planetside 2 Minimum System Requirements

OS: Windows XP(SP3), Windows Vista(SP2), or Windows 7

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2GHz / AMD Athlon X2 running at 2.2 GHz

RAM: 2GB Memory

GPU RAM: DirectX 9.0c compatible, 256 MB of VRAM

GPU: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 / AMD Radeon HD 3870 or greater

DX: 9.0c

HD: 7.75GB Free hard drive space and needs 4GB extra free space to play

AUDIO: DirectX 9.0c compatible, 16-bit

Some points of note at the moment

1. The older GeForce 8600 listed in these Planetside 2 specifications is quite a bit less powerful than the HD 3870. We feel this is likely due to some of the obviously Nvidia based features that have been optimised for. Planetside 2 has some neat environmental features like snowstorms that use phsyx. So powering that with your machine wont come cheap when faced with the sheer scale of the maps.

We wanted to double check though, so we pushed this point to John Smedley, CEO of Sony Online Entertainment and he replied super fast, as always - Yes I can confirm, as this game is more catered for Nvidia cards, it will require a AMD 3870.

2. The listed Hard drive space is actual space taken up at the time of writing this article. This can and will obviously shift a little as new patches/updates are rolled out. But, of course, this happens with all games now a days as they often get patches far past the initial sales date.

Planetside 2 Recommended System Requirements

OS: Windows 7

CPU: Intel Core i5-661 3.33GHz / AMD Phenom II X4 910

RAM: 4GB Memory

GPU RAM: 1GB

GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 / AMD Radeon HD 5850 or greater

DX: 11

HD7.75GB Free hard drive space and needs 4GB extra free space to play

Here are some publisher notes on the subject -

Performance - this is #1 with a bullet. We have major improvements coming in the upcoming patches. We're aware it's not perfect. As it stands now we know the game needs improving in all areas. We are currently CPU bound which means it's more important what kind of CPU you have versus what kind of graphics card. As I said we have major improvements coming. This isn't magic. It's hard work. Planetside 2 is always going to have a higher end requirement than other similar games because of the scale of fights we have.

Planetside 2 is due out on November 20th and is a PC exclusive and it will be free to play. So we can imagine the GD Warriors will be out in force once the game goes live to everyone.

All the data here will be tweaked over the coming weeks to stay inline with the developers final adjustments to their game before official release. Finally, dont forget to provide your feedback once you get into the game.

Oct-19-2012 Sony Online Entertainment announced that PlanetSide 2 will be released on November 20. The game will launch with all three continents.Currently in the beta, two continents are available: Indar and Esa...
Sep-20-2012 In PlanetSide 2, people with a membership will receive certain bonuses and weapons. Many have taken this badly and vocalised their distaste at Sony Online Entertainment, claiming this would give ...
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CosmicGravy
21:36 Jul-30-2014
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Do you think I could run this on tweaked ultra settings?

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qwertyrayz
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try true ultra, as I think your GPU can handle it. You'll be limited by your CPU though :/

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09:57 Aug-01-2014
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Cool thanks man

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Settings and fps please? Thank you.

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qwertyrayz
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high settings, 30-50 fps

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NerdGamer727
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settings and fps? thanks! :)

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qwertyrayz
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True ultra, 30-60 fps depending on where you are.

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xFirestorm43
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Currently running this at 55 FPS, True Ultra, but my frames drop to around 25-30 in larger battles. Anyone know how well a FX-6300 would perform?

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qwertyrayz
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56 fps locked at true ultra, in big battles drops to 30-40 fps. minimum is 28, in super huge battles.

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Alarox
09:39 Jul-27-2014
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How well could I run this on tweaked med/high settings?

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HEAVENISHELL
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You might go with tweaked high settings :D

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Thanks!

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No problem, Happy gaming :D

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Can I run this game? What settings and fps?

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Mid settings with around 30 FPS

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settings and fps?

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qwertyrayz
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low or medium, 40-50 fps in clear zones, 20-30 fps in battles

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coriza11
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thanks

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ARKApollo
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Can I do ultra settings on this game while maintaining a 30 FPS for recording?

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qwertyrayz
02:16 Jul-30-2014
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yes, except maybe in the occasional giant clustertruck.

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ARKApollo
00:56 Aug-01-2014
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K thanks

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SaoxIKirito
22:33 Jul-25-2014
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Best settings/fps^.^

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qwertyrayz
22:42 Jul-25-2014
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True ultra (useroptions.ini needs to be modified), 40 fps avg in big battles, 60 everywhere else.

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SaoxIKirito
12:07 Jul-26-2014
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And with a gtx 750?^.^

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qwertyrayz
00:07 Jul-27-2014
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Medium settings, 30-50 fps average

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StarChief
15:55 Jul-25-2014
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Can I max and mainain fps in those famous clusterfcks?

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qwertyrayz
18:37 Jul-25-2014
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Yep! You have a great rig for planetside 2. Try going true ultra instead of the preset ultra by changing the useroptions.ini file. 30-40 fps in clustertrucks.

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StarChief
05:12 Jul-26-2014
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Yeah maxed out this game is unplayable for me lol, I think people overestimate rigs on this site, this is why I got downvoted to hell, for telling people that no your rig will explode on max settings.

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qwertyrayz
23:38 Jul-26-2014
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really? that's strange. looking at your processor you should be able to run it better than me. I run it maxed with very playable fps, and my CPU is always locking me.

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00:41 Jul-27-2014
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Well with no huge battles, with everything maxed I get a solid 60. With some things tweaked I get 100-120 in battles. Which is what I go for

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