PlanetSide 2

Rating Summary

Based on 16 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

78

Top Critic Average

50%

Critics Recommend

Based on 16 critic reviews
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Cubed3

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8 / 10
Aug 20, 2015

PlanetSide 2 is an amazingly good game for its price tag, or rather, the lack of one. The only price to mention is the optional one for buying weapons, mods, and abilities, and they're not overly expensive. Besides, it is fairly easy to get weapons without paying at all; it just takes some work to get that privilege. Anyone who likes online shooters should give this game a try, and should look past the designation of 'F2P game.' Not everything that's free is garbage - in fact, this is a gem.

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75 / 100
Aug 6, 2015

For better or worse, Daybreak didn't design PlanetSide 2 for instant gratification. I've had hours of playtime where enemy forces were so overwhelming that I barely got anything done. But I've also had hours that were full of tense battles filled with explosions, multicolored lasers, and missiles. When you play at night, it looks like a chaotic fireworks show.

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7.5 / 10.0
Jul 31, 2015

Technical faults aside, Planetside 2 remains a wonderful online experience capable of absorbing dozens upon dozens of hours. That endless tug­of­war might seem exhausting from the outside, but once you're in the thick of battle it is as thrilling and engaging as few games ever manage to be.

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Jul 28, 2015

Epic multiplayer warfare at the starting price of absolutely nothing. Though battles often feel a little too big, there's nothing quite like it on PS4.

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7.8 / 10.0
Jul 21, 2015

PlanetSide 2 is one long grind, but the scale and competitive feel are wholly unique

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7.8 / 10.0
Jul 21, 2015

Planetside 2 is entertaining, huge and still a work in progress. It's certainly worth a go, if you have the available time on your side.

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8 / 10
Jul 18, 2015

PlanetSide 2 is a staggering achievement that feels right at home on the PS4. For a fun, engaging battle-'em-up that doesn't cost a penny, it delivers potentially unlimited hours of adrenaline pumping excitement – there's nothing out there quite like it. Now if you'll excuse us, we have some Terrans to shoot.

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85 / 100
Jul 14, 2015

Planetside 2 gives you a massive and fun online shooting experience, and it's completely free. Yes, there are microtransactions, but they are very unobtrusive and do not give nearly enough of an advantage to be labelled "pay to win."

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7 / 10
Jul 8, 2015

PlanetSide 2 on the PlayStation 4 suffers from a lot of technical issues--but not enough to dissuade you from the rigors of its massive battles.

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8 / 10.0
Jul 5, 2015

Rarely does a game resonate with me enough to keep playing beyond review, but for PlanetSide 2, it feels as though my journey is just getting started.

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