Sony Online Entertainment Lifts the Non Disclosure Agreement on PlanetSide 2!

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SAN DIEGO – Aug. 31, 2012 – Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) kicks off its PAX Prime PlanetSide® 2 presence by lifting the game’s consumer NDA, allowing show attendees and beta testers to share, live stream and openly discuss their experiences battling thousands of other players in the war for Auraxis.

SOE kicked off external beta testing for PlanetSide 2 on August 3rd. In that time, PlanetSide 2 beta has seen a massive amount of participation with each beta player averaging just over two hours a day in game. Other interesting beta statistics include:

  • 8.5 billion points of damage done to players
  • 5.8 billion points of damage done to vehicles
  • 535 million shots fired
  • 194.6 million shots hit
  • 6.3 million player deaths
  • 2.3 million rockets launched
  • 571 thousand grenades thrown

Empire allegiance breakdown:
Terran Republic: 34.67%
New Conglomerate: 32.96%
Vanu Sovereignty: 32.37%

PAX Prime is the first consumer showing of PlanetSide 2 in North America. There, players can get hands-on with the award-winning, highly anticipated massively multiplayer online first-person shooter (MMOFPS) at the Sony Online Entertainment PAX Prime booth #3317. Additionally, the PlanetSide 2 team will participate in a variety of panels and host numerous activities, including:

Daily PAX Prime booth live cast from on Twitch.tv/PlanetSide2 featuring thePlanetSide 2 Development Team and gaming commentator TotalBiscuit

  • Friday, Aug 31, 3 PM – 5 PM PDT
  • Saturday, Sept 1, 12 PM – 2 PM and 3 PM – 5 PM PDT
  • Sunday, Sept 2, 11 AM – 2 PM PDT

Appearances at the Twitch.tv PAX Prime stage:
Friday, Aug 31, 2 PM – 2:45 PM PDT

Live gameplay with Creative Director Matt Higby and TotalBiscuit
Saturday, Sept 1, 2 PM – 2:45 PM PDT

Q&A with Matt Higby, hosted by commentator and streamer DJ Wheat
Sunday, Sept 2, 2 PM – 2:45 PM PDT

Live taping of ‘Command Center’ with Matt Higby and Sr. Art Director Tramell Isaac
MMORPG.com’s ‘Future of Online Games’ panel featuring Matt Higby
Saturday, Sept 1, 11:30 AM – Pegasus Theater

‘Your Careening Career: Starting Small and Making it Big in the Game Industry’featuring SOE Director of Community Linda Carlson and Matt Higby
Saturday, Sept 1, 6:30 PM – Wolfman Theater

PlanetSide 2 is the Official Gaming Sponsor for Curse PAX Prime Party
Friday, Aug 31st, 9 PM – 2 AM – Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue (Seattle Ballroom)

PlanetSide 2 is currently in external beta testing and will be available as a Free-To-Play. Your Way. ™ game for PC systems via digital download later this year. Optional content will be available for purchase in the marketplace.

Players can sign up for beta access at http://www.PlanetSide2.com.

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