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Planetside 2 players gather for record-breaking FPS battle

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Now that's what I call a real firefight. Planetside 2 players gathered for a good old-fashioned scrum over the weekend, with 1,158 grunts taking to the field to break the world record for the largest online FPS battle.

According to fansite and event organiser Planetside Battles, the record-breaking skirmish resulted in an impressive 53,729 kills, 3,822 team kills, 5,089 vehicles destroyed, and 31 separate base captures.

Sony helping PlanetSide 2 to break 'Most Players Online in an FPS Battle' record

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PlanetsideBattles and Sony Online Entertainment want the good boys and girls of PlanetSide 2 to enlist in their crazy caper to break a Guinness World Record with the MMOFPS. In fact they want to recapture a certain title.

The original PlanetSide held the 'Most Players Online in an FPS Battle' record, but it was taken by Man vs Machine in 2012. It's time to strike back and it begins January 24th, 2015 @ 22:00UTC.

Planetside 2 introducing new Directives achievement system on August 5

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Massively multiplayer sci-fi shooter Planetside 2 is introducing a big new patch tomorrow, the highlight of which is a new achievements and progression tracking system known as Directives.

It's not just for recording all your best moments - rack up enough Directive Points to hit the higher tiers and you can unlock "exclusive Auraxium prestige weapons and appearance items".

Massive PlanetSide 2 update adds swamp continent Hossin

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A major update for SOE's MMO shooter Planetside 2 has added an entirely new continent, the swampy land of Hossin.

In development for two years, Hossin is an infantry-focused zone with a lowered 'sky ceiling' and dangerous terrain that makes using aircraft and main battle tanks an awkward proposition. This one's for the foot-sloggers.

European players of SOE games will have to move their accounts

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European players of MMO games PlanetSide 2, DC Universe Online and EverQuest 2 will have to transfer their accounts from third party company ProSiebenSat1 Games (PSG) over to developer Sony Online Entertainment in the next few weeks.

Players will have a 90-day window, currently estimated to run from July 1 to September 28 but not yet confirmed, to migrate their accounts from PSG to SOE.

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