a good time to be a Planetside fan. Since the release of the original MMOFPS,
we haven’t seen anything that’s come close to matching Planetside’s truly
global warfare… until today. Check out this three-part demonstration of
Planetside 2 in action filmed at SOE’s GDC 2012 presentation.
The footage you’re about to see is from an alpha build with a limited amount of
players on the server. But even if you don’t see hundreds and hundreds of
players blasting each other to bits in the game’s never ending battle for
territory, you can still get a good sense of the large scope SOE has for this
In the following clips, creative director Matt Higby will show off air combat,
infantry combat, vehicle combat, customization options, load out options, and
share some of the design philosophies of the team and the direction they want
to take with the sequel. Check them out and come back to GamesRadar for more on
Planetside 2 as we wait for more news on the upcoming closed beta. In the
meantime, head to the official website to sign up for the beta and check out
more screenshots from the game here.