PlanetSide 2 on PS4 pushed to 2014

SOE president John Smedley confirms free-to-play game to miss PlayStation 4 launch.

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Sony Online Entertainment's free-to-play massively multiplayer online first-person shooter PlanetSide 2 will not be available at the PlayStation 4 launch next month, president John Smedley has revealed. In an interview with Bloomberg TV (via CVG), Smedley confirmed that the PS4 version of PlanetSide 2 will be able in "early 2014."

"We're actually helping the Sony PlayStation 4 launch on November 15 by having our free-to-play game DC Universe Online actually come to the PlayStation 4 for its launch. And we're going to be following up that in early next year with our next game, PlanetSide 2, for the PS4," he said.

In June, SOE announced that DC Universe Online and PlanetSide 2 would be available on the PS4 later in 2013. Both games will support in-game purchases at launch. It is not clear why PlanetSide 2 for the PS4 has been delayed.

Smedley also addressed the free-to-play business model in general, saying that creating compelling content is incredibly important.

"The game literally has to be the best," Smedley said. "If you want people to pay for it, you better give them something amazing, because they can play for free as much as they want. So you have to do something amazing to earn their money."

PlanetSide 2 was originally released on the PC in November 2012. For more, check out GameSpot's review.

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RevLux88

<< LINK REMOVED >> Welcome to new console launches...

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RevLux88

<< LINK REMOVED >> That's unlikely to happen since I actually already have my copy of Killzone: Shadow Fall as well as the playstation camera. Gamestop received them last week and allowed us to pick them up 2 and a half weeks before the ps4's launch.

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Mar_Sama

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Thanks for the Info, at least this has not changed :)

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Lhomity

<< LINK REMOVED >> Delaying a game = Lie!

Wait, what?

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masfima1

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> choo choo!

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jo8n3645

fanboys galore

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wexorian

I'l translate, sony pushed Planetside 2 because they want to sell killzone.

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MondasM

well, the review does not load or start, i watched the ad twice in hopes of watching the review... :(

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Merseyak

thats fine no one wants to be playing games that have been out for ages straight away on a brand new console anyway

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IndySandbagTrik

<< LINK REMOVED >> You obviously don't deserve PS2, it's really quite brilliant.

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bubba_1988

<< LINK REMOVED >> I just finished reading that top to bottom and that is very disappointing. Here I was hoping Sony would finally give MKV video and NTFS HDD support, yet they won't even support mp3 or even play CDs. Even my Galaxy S3 can support media servers . . . This is probably insignificant to most people but for me I officially don't care about next gen anymore.

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RevLux88

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> They don't support those things because they have their own music service that they want players to use.

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jawslover

Lol, it seems like Sony made a lot of false promises in the beginning to hook you and get your preorder (external harddrives, remote play, Drive Club,this etc) and is now in the process of slowly and quietly backtracking on most of them. Shady as hell.

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jawslover

Lol, it seems like Sony made a lot of false promises in the beginning to hook you and get your preorder (external harddrives, remote play, Drive Club,this etc) then slowly and quietly backtracks on each one. Shady as hell.

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VeraC285

my friend's sister-in-law makes $60 hourly on the computer. She has been out of work for ten months but last month her check was $13733 just working on the computer for a few hours. . .......:>>>>> www.jobs60.com

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iampenguin

<< LINK REMOVED >> don't delays happen on all platforms.

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Lhomity

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> These days, only on the platform that somebody doesn't like or isn't a fanboy of, depending on who you ask.

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thread-of-red

<< LINK REMOVED >> You're calling other people fanboys...

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thread-of-red

<< LINK REMOVED >> I don't know about you guys but I use game consoles to play games...

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thread-of-red

Arrr, well this is a bit lame.

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cirugo

free to play massively multiplayer? no big loss

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obsequies

this game is actually pretty good. I screwed around A LOT with making a controller work properly and I think the largest issue on the console port is going to be distance. Even besides the fact that the pc version doesn't have any aim assist as the console version probably will, the distance issue makes long range firefights difficult and these maps are huge, like its just one big never ending map

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cpu optimization issue << LINK REMOVED >>

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darkteddi

DCOU is on PS3 too soo... let's wait for 2014.

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MAD_AI

I forgot I had this paused on Steam, is the player base still active? Clans and all?

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jer_1

Ah well, i can definitely wait if it's better after a bit more time in the oven!

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LucentWolf

<< LINK REMOVED >> That's a cool story there bro. Too bad I don't really use any of that, then I might have been a sad panda. Thankfully, all my devices are hooked up to one big assed TV.

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LucentWolf

Um, ok? Not understanding the point here. This doesn't apply to me, as the way I run my entertainment system covers all of this. I use my PS to play games and keep in contact with gaming friends. I don't need an external hdd. The Ssd I got for it will do quite fine.

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LucentWolf

I thought this had been cancelled completely a while back, so this is good news.

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Techtroll

Why are the xbots even on this page isn't there a page on titanfall somewhere

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<< LINK REMOVED >> yes there is a titanfall page it is full of crying Sony fan boys.

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thread-of-red

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Haha, you trolls/fanboys make me laugh:)

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<< LINK REMOVED >> lol they like to feel important.

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freedom01

@danabo AH!! NOW THIS IS THE INFORMATION I WANTED!!

What type of hard drive does PS4 use?

"PS4 is equipped with a 5400 RPM SATA II hard drive. Users can choose to install a new hard drive so long as it complies with these standards, is no thicker than "9.5mm", and is larger than 160GB."

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TerminusX82

<< LINK REMOVED >> Its a gaming system not a mp3 player

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stage4saiyan

It's a gaming system, so why does it support Netflix, DVDs, Blu-ray movies, and television channels?

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danabo

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> I've used the background and in-game MP3 feature on Xbox since 2001. I wasn't expecting this to be missing from the PS4.

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TerminusX82

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Ok Xbox 1 is a entertainment system and PS4 is a gaming system. Gamers want games not TV, advertisements, and sports. Also don't forget the DRM that will be patched on day one and will most likely the patch will be removed over the next 3 years peace by peace

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Sponsored by Mtn. Dew.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> and advertisements about sports and TV.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> And Sports.

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TerminusX82

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Don't forget TV as well

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danabo

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Xbox One supports MP3s.

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TerminusX82

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> lol

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<< LINK REMOVED >> I guess you won't be able to listen to Britney Spears while playing Titanfall.

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