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Planetside 2 goes free-to-play

Upcoming PC shooter Planetside 2 will adopt a free-to-play model following the long line of MMOs that did so earlier this year. The FPS MMO sequel from Sony Online Entertainment will include free-to-play in some form, but concrete details have yet to be determined, reports VG247. The developer’s studio head …

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PS3 is perfect platform for MMOs

SOE President John Smedley has told MCV that PS3 is the ‘perfect platform’ for developing MMOs on a console. Speaking in an exclusive interview, Smedley said: Probably the biggest thing we can bring to the table is just the experience of having operated an online gaming service for many years. …

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Sony: MMOs will become selling point for PS3

President of Sony Online Entertainment John Smedley believes that PS3′ upcoming slate of MMOs will help distance the console’s offering from that of Xbox 360. Speaking to The Seattle Times, Smedley said that titles such as The Agency would see MMOs become ‘a strong selling point’ for the PS3. Smedley …

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PS3 MMO could rival Warcraft, says Sony

President of Sony Online Entertainment John Smedley has suggested that the PS3 can one day host an MMO game to rival the popularity of World Of Warcraft. The news comes after Sony announced that it was restructuring, with PlayStation president Kaz Hirai taking control of SOE. MCV interpreted the move …

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