Category Archives: Sony Online Entertainment
Wed, Feb 27, 2013 | 00:28 GMT
Planetside 2′s development team is betetr at identifying cheaters than you, says Sony Online Entertainment boss John Smedley.
Wed, Feb 27, 2013 | 00:29 GMT
Thu, Feb 21, 2013 | 22:26 GMT
Sony Online Entertainment’s G.I.R.L. Scholarship returns for a sixth year, and the publisher is now taking applications.The program offers $10,000 for tuition and educational expenses to one female student in gaming-related disciplines, as well as a ten week internship in San Diego. Applications close March 29 and can be made here.
Wed, Feb 20, 2013 | 21:16 GMT
Sometimes, things don’t quite work exactly as intended in MMOs, and so things need to be adjusted. In the case of the free-to-play MMOFPS Planetside 2, one such thing is server populations. They are unbalanced, says Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley, and so server mergers are on the way.
Wed, Feb 06, 2013 | 21:20 GMT
In a new producer’s letter, Sony Online Entertainment has detailed an upcoming update to venerable MMORPG Everquest 2. As well as a new two-group dungeon aimed at high level play, Wurmborne Crag, the update will add daily, weekly and monthly objectives, so you should always find something to do. Moreover, the update adds new bag function to the inventory and gives PvP play a thorough tweaking. Everquest 2 launched in 2004.
Sun, Feb 03, 2013 | 22:02 GMT
Planetside 2 has received a massive pach jam-packed with new features and requested fixes.
Sat, Feb 02, 2013 | 20:40 GMT
SOE has announced it will be shutting down its free-to-play multiplayer FPS Bullet Run. In the game, players were pitted against each other in a reality TV show setting where performance is everything. In a statement on the game’s forum, the community manager said Acony Games and SOE have “mutually made the decision to discontinue development.” The game, its servers, and foums will shut down on March 8. Details on time refunds, and more can be found through the link. Thanks, Massively.
Wed, Jan 30, 2013 | 20:01 GMT
Wizardry Online is now available for PC in North America and Europe, SOE has announced.
Tue, Jan 29, 2013 | 16:11 GMT
DC Universe Online’s new DLC pack, Home Turf, launches today. Home Turf is the sixth DLC for the super hero MMO and will run you $10. If you are a Legendary subscriber it’s free. The pack comes with The Mainframe, which is a research lab that supplies your character with devices and buffs, along with a sidekick and new mission content. It’s out today on PC and in the US on PS3. European players on PS3 can pick up the content tomorrow, via the usual PSN update. Find out more on the DLC through the PS Blog.
Sat, Jan 26, 2013 | 20:05 GMT
PlanetSide 2 players have loads of fixes to look forward to over the next few months, and SOE has provided a development roadmap outlining its plans.
Fri, Jan 25, 2013 | 17:55 GMT
PlanetSide 2 will be coming to Major League Gaming with more news to be announced “in the coming weeks.” SOE and MLG are currently in the process of creating “ideal competitive gameplay features and settings,” for competitors complete with original programming. A broadcast schedule will be announced over the course of the next few weeks, along with further details. Yesterday, it was announced that League of Legends, Black Ops 2 on Xbox 360 and an unannounced title would be included in the MLG Winter Championship circuit. Thanks: Massively, PlanetSide Universe.
Fri, Jan 25, 2013 | 01:42 GMT
Planetside 2′s watchdogs aren’t afraid to ban those who’ve paid to enjoy extras in the free-to-play shooter MMO.
Thu, Jan 24, 2013 | 21:33 GMT
DC Universe Online wants to help you upgrade your secret base or evil lair with a new DLC pack, Home Turf.
Tue, Jan 15, 2013 | 21:46 GMT
Wizardry Online, the free-to-play MMORPG from SOE, will launch date January 30. Originally slated for release on January 16, which is tomorrow, SOE said the added time will allow Gamepot to polish the game a bit more before it is released to the public. More information leading up to release is promised. Thanks, Polygon.
Wed, Jan 09, 2013 | 14:49 GMT
Planetside 2′s January patch will contain enhancements to earning XP, according to SOE creative director Matt Higby.
Tue, Jan 08, 2013 | 21:43 GMT
While SOE was on vacation, some folks decided it would be fun to take advantage of a PlanetSide 2 exploit which caused players entering a certain radius to become disconnected. We’ve no idea what this entails, but PCgamesN explains it much better than we could: “Offenders were placing C4 on Sunderer APCs equipped with a particular mod and detonating them – a specific combination which caused every player in the immediate area to crash to desktop.” SOE has released a fix for hex crash issue, and using the log evidence, will be banning players which used the exploit. Evidence of said foul play can be found in the video below.
Wed, Dec 19, 2012 | 06:12 GMT
Former DC Universe Online subscribers who return to the MMOPRG can take advantage of 30 days for free.
Tue, Dec 18, 2012 | 05:44 GMT
Sony Online Entertainment boss John Smedley has said all Planetside 2 players are equal in the developer’s eyes, because they’re “content for each other”.
Fri, Dec 07, 2012 | 07:01 GMT
Fri, Dec 07, 2012 | 00:19 GMT
Sony’s God of War team say it still has more story to tell when discussing why the team have never moved away from the franchise.