planetside1Release:May 20, 2003 (US)
May 22, 2003 (EU)
Delisting:July 1, 2016
(Available For: 13y 1m)
Developer:Sony Online Entertainment/Daybreak Game Company
Publisher:Ubisoft (EU), Daybreak Game Company (US)
Available On:None
Links:Shutdown Announcement


On Friday, June 17th, 2016 Daybreak Game Company announced that both PlanetSide 1 and Legends of Norrath would be shutting down over the Summer. PlanetSide’s final day would be July 1st, 2016 and the server would be shut down by 4:00 PM PST. Daybreak explained in a post on the official PlanetSide 2 site:

“PlanetSide 1 has a very important history with Daybreak Games and a special place in the hearts of those who work on its successor. While we have run the game for free since 2014, due to evolving business needs and technical requirements it has become necessary to conclude this service.”

About the Game

PlanetSide is the world’s first massively multiplayer online first-person action game. The size and scope of PlanetSide is groundbreaking, with thousands of players battling across a vast game world in a raging war, all-hours-of-the-day. PlanetSide takes squad-based combat to the next level.

PlanetSide is the first MMOG in the action/shooter genre. It delivers the diverse situations of a fast paced first person action game and the unmatched adrenaline rush of a first person shooter with thousands of other players. PlanetSide is a game of action, strategy and teamwork where players choose their allegiance to one of three empires and work to influence the balance of power on the planet Auraxis

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