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
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Sci fi
War
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6 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 8
Win 7 64
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15 GB
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The latest system requirements News for Planetside 2
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.

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Pielolfer
22:10 Apr-17-2014
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Can I run this on low settings?

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radzor2222
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Can my rig run this one?

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HEAVENISHELL
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Medium settings would be fine for you :D

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Dacorncob
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can my rig run this game at ultra with 45+?


if not, whats the cheapest card that can do that?

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MartinMaas
16:03 Apr-16-2014
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I think a GTX 670/760 earlier.

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xDNiyazixD
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What settings and FPS for me?

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MartinMaas
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Nice rig!
You can play on ultra with 50-60+ FPS.

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xDNiyazixD
14:35 Apr-14-2014
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Thanks, going to buy this soon

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beneri123
11:19 Apr-16-2014
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its free planetside 2 on steam

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Pielolfer
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Yeah, but you can't run it.

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MartinMaas
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Euhm, everyone reacting to XDNiyazixD here can run it? Lol

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discoduck
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what settings would you recommend i could run it on smoothly

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TheMagicCrayon
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Medium/Low. You'd probably get a solid 30fps, although it's hard to tell with this game… So badly optimized, my rig slips down into the 20s in big battles on high/ultra.

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Th3SnipingGuy
10:02 Apr-13-2014
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Can I run it, and on what settings?

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MartinMaas
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Medium for 40-60+ FPS

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Th3SnipingGuy
16:02 Apr-15-2014
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Thanks, although I hoped for high..

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MartinMaas
17:56 Apr-15-2014
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You can always try, but I don't guarantee that you'll have 40-60+ FPS in large battles.

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Th3SnipingGuy
19:16 Apr-17-2014
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Oh ok, thanks though

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MeikaReika01
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Settings and Fps for recording?

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MartinMaas
21:36 Apr-13-2014
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That's different per recording software.
If you're using Fraps, you have to use lowest and you will not even reach 30 FPS all the time.
If you're using Mirillis Action, you can use ultra with render distance on 4000 and particles on high and get around 30-50 FPS in large battles and 40-60+ FPS in smaller battles.

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What settings for me? FPS?

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MeikaReika01
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Low - Med 45-60 fps

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MartinMaas
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High for 40-60+ FPS.

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jordanmil123
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could i run this? and if so what settings?

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MartinMaas
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Upgrade your RAM.

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What settings should I run and what FPS will I get on them?

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