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
Official release date


Genre
Shooter
Online
Theme
Sci fi
War
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Planetside 2 System Requirements
INTEL CPU
AMD CPU
Nvidia GPU
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RAM
OS
Direct X
HDD Space
GD Verdict
GD Adjusted Requirements
4 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 6
Win Xp 64
DX 9
15 GB
FPS
Recommended Requirements
6 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 8
Win 7 64
DX 11
15 GB
FPS
Average Frames Per Second
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Medium Setting
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High Setting
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Ultra Setting
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Planetside 2 Gamer Feedback Results
  • Anti Aliasing
    FXAA
    CSAA 16x
    CSAA 32x
    CSAA 8x
    CSAA 8xQ
    MLAA
    MSAA 2x
    MSAA 4x
    MSAA 8x
    SMAA
    SSAA
    TXAA 2x
    TXAA 4x
    Mac OS
    Yes 22%
    No 78%
    Console Port
    Yes 31%
    No 69%
    Bindable Mouse Btns
    Yes
  • PC Optimised
    Yes 83%
    No 17%
    Sandbox Quality
    Non-existent 41%
    Oculus Support
    No
    Frame per Sec Cap
    No 71%
  • What People Will Pay
    $29
    AMD optimised
    Yes 61%
    No 39%
    Nvidia optimised
    Yes 89%
    No 11%
    Game too Buggy
    No 87%
    Yes 13%
  • Good on Low graphics
    Yes 66%
    No 34%
    Upgrade PC for this
    Yes 64%
    No 36%
    Good Surround Sound
    Yes 100%
    Replayability
    Yes
    5.2 / 10
  • Time to Complete
    67 hours
    Best Control Scheme
    Mouse 96%
    Game Difficulty
    Challenging 58%
    Sli/Crossfire Support
    Yes
  • Non-skip Cutscenes
    No 93%
    Anytime Quick Save
    No
    Worth Getting
    Yes 96%
    No 4%
8.4

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The latest system requirements News for Planetside 2
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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...
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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.

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ChahundaPC
02:42 Aug-31-2014
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Hey, I was wondering if I could play this game at Ultra, 1366x768, and above 30 fps?


Also is my processor good enough to run games,

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StarBuck
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Can I run it on 4K ultra 60 plus fps in huge battles?

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What can i play at?

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bacanater297
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What would be my fps if I play at a 1440x900 resolution on high settings?

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MartinMaas
11:32 Aug-28-2014
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35+ FPS at least.

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Can I play this game ? Thanks in advance.

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MartinMaas
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Yup, ultra with particles on high and reduce render distance a little bit for around 30 or more FPS. Have fun!

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Well thank you very much!

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XDgeek123
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what setting could i get and fps??
ty!!

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MartinMaas
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Lowest 30+ FPS

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XDgeek123
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Hmm i am getting 60-75 fps all the time on Very Low.
35-50 on low
but i get like 15 fps on medium and my ram usage is 97%
do you think if i get another 2GB or 4GB of ram would increase some fps??

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MartinMaas
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Nope, upgrading your CPU and GPU will help.
If you want more RAM you're probably going to see the difference if you play on high or ultra, but your CPU and GPU are too weak for that. :(

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settings and fps please.

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krikro123
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if your res is 1080p then you should be able to play it on high 30+ fps .

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mangtibo23
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how'd i go with this game?

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MartinMaas
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Ultra with particles on high.

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krikro123
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you should be able to max it without aa with 40+ fps .

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MartinMaas
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Yes, he should be able to…
But the optimisation is so bad! D:

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BlueSoldier
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Settings and FPS please thanks

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MartinMaas
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Ultra for 30+ FPS.

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krikro123
01:30 Aug-23-2014
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should be able to max it without problems 40+ fps .

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MartinMaas
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Not 40 FPS, optimisation is bad!

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BlueSoldier
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Ok thanks!

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krikro123
12:11 Aug-26-2014
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they actually improved the optimization with the newer patches , even im able to run it on high 40+ fps .

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MartinMaas
21:51 Aug-26-2014
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It only got worse in my opinion :S

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krikro123
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it might be a problem with a specific part of your pc .

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MartinMaas
12:21 Aug-27-2014
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Then why does it only affect PlanetSide 2?

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krikro123
11:31 Aug-28-2014
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as i said , the game might have a problem with a specific part of your pc . or you might have super-duper old drivers .

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Settings/Fps??

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MartinMaas
00:31 Aug-23-2014
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High for 30+ FPS

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krikro123
01:31 Aug-23-2014
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you should be able to play it on high-ultra 30+ fps .

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MartinMaas
10:42 Aug-23-2014
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I'm playing on high-ultra and I don't have a solid 30 FPS…

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Resolution.

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MartinMaas
08:05 Aug-26-2014
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Wops, didn't see that :P

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