We are excited to announce that PlanetSide Arena will launch on PC in Early Access on September 19, 2019!
With PlanetSide Arena's launch date fast approaching, here are the answers to some of your frequently-asked questions.
What is PlanetSide Arena?
PlanetSide Arena is a massive-scale, match-based, scif-fi arena shooter that reintroduces players to the revolutionary PlanetSide Franchise - the record-breaking MMOFPS that redefined all-out planetary warfare. PlanetSide Arena features class-based combat, combined arms gameplay, compelling team tactics, and a deep tech tree with weapon mods and in-game progression.
When can I play PlanetSide Arena?
PlanetSide Arena will launch for Windows PC in Early Access on Steam on September 19, 2019.
How can I play PlanetSide Arena?
You can purchase PlanetSide Arena on Steam once we launch in Early Access next month. Our initial launch will include two bundle purchase options, which can be previewed on our website HERE. Be sure to add the game to your Steam Wishlist now!
I've never played a PlanetSide game before, what should I expect?
The original PlanetSide introduced shooter fans to all-out planetary warfare featuring thousands of players engaged in persistent combat. The camaraderie, scale, and intensity of the PlanetSide franchise is unmatched by any game out there. In PlanetSide Arena the war for Auraxis intensifies, the factions have fallen, and you must survive by joining other mercenaries in battle for global supremacy.
What game modes are included in Early Access?
PlanetSide Arena will launch with Squads (12-player groups) and Teams (3-player groups) in matches of 300+ players. New modes will be released on a regular cadence in the form of weekend events with special rewards, or as primary modes that are always available. Check out the full roadmap HERE for more information.
What is Combined Arms Gameplay?
PlanetSide Arena features a unique combination of infantry and vehicle combat options, tanks, armed assault buggies, mobile troop transports, and highly maneuverable personal vehicles like the Tempest hover bike. Every player also begins every match with their own personal jetpack! Players can also expect to take to the skies once aircraft are introduced to the game. Over time, vehicles will continue to be released through game updates to complement new and existing game modes.
How big is match in PlanetSide Arena?
PlanetSide Arena is built to support up to 1000+ players in a single match! Initial match sizes will be set at 300 players: 100 teams of 3, or 25 Squads of 12. Match sizes will continue to scale as we introduce new modes to the game.
How big is the map in PlanetSide Arena?
64 square kilometers...that's big.
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What are the minimum system requirements?
OS: Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (64 bit only)
Processor: Intel i5-2500K
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForece GTX 560 series or higher
DirectX: Version 10
Network: Broadband Internet connection
Storage: 20 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card
Where can I found out additional information on PlanetSide Arena?
For more information on the what the game will have in store, check out the Dev team's Early Access development letter. We'll see you in the Arena on September 19!