Daybreak Games has announced Planetside Arena, a new Planetside game that can support five hundred players in a two-team Battle Royale match among others.
Gamers are likely familiar with the Planetside series after it finally got an actual sequel back in 2012. The franchise’s main marketing tool was thousands of players at a time fighting massive battles on foot, in vehicles, and in the air, and Planetside Arena, which they announced today, is no exception.
Planetside 2 dominated YouTube and other platforms for years after coming out, and while the game has mainly fallen once again into obscurity (though it was ported to the PS4 back in 2015), Daybreak Games is likely capitalizing on the renewed popularity of Battle Royale games to take another shot at a more scaled-down version that would be more in line with traditional battle royale titles.

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