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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Online
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Sci fi
War
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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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furkaneruyar
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Settings and FPS?

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I think if you tone down the grass a bit - which is pretty much useless and has weird draw distances - You should be able to run the game on nearly max everything. Fiddle with things a bit, but you should be able to get 30+ FPS very high.

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Just for any future readers I play the game on max everything and average 30-60 FPS, with 30 being intense 60+ player slugfests and bio fights, and a good average being 50. KiltedKey, Matterson, NC, VCO. Beer, Boobs, and Freedom!

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Settings & FPS?
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PrinceofKilts
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Max everything. Enjoy her. She's not the prettiest game ever, but she has her moments, and the scope of battlefield in the middle of the night with lights flashing is glorious. Enjoy it.

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LordBastian
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Will do, thanks ever so.

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Dandragon123123
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can i max this at 60fps while recording? (frapps)

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I seriously doubt it cos of the optimisation to achieve 60fps play on med-high

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Absolutely not. Way too many textures being thrown about with all of the armor and guns firing. Arthur has a good point.

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med-high buddy :D

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Can i run this? what settings and fps thanks in advance :)

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med-high settings 35fps+

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Settings and fps on multiplayer?

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med 30fps

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16:12 Apr-20-2014
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Settings and FPS? Please and thanks :)

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xDNiyazixD
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Ultra, in decent fights around 60 fps

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That's awesome thanks!

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If I can get my frame rates, I am very positive you can get sixty all around baring extreme biolab fights. Get the beta drivers, and you'll be good. Be careful though, the game can push the card to the high 70's C.

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settings and FPS? and I don't know if there's bottlenecking going on in my rig, is there anyone that can help explain that to me

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high settings 40+ fps, there is no bottleneck :) have a nice day

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thanks!

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Settings and fps on multiplayer?

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Ultra for 50-60+ FPS.

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