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PlanetSide 2 Recap of the Week

PlanetSide 2 “Backstory” - Recap of the Week

By Paul “Virrago” Williams

Hello Soldiers!

This week you learned about the exciting, war-torn history of Auraxis in PlanetSide 2. Keep reading for a recap on where to find all the information on our site, Stickam, Twitter, and in the press.

PlanetSide 2 Comm-Link: Matt Higby - Backstory

PlanetSide 2 released its third Comm-Link Tuesday, October 11, 2011. Creative Director Matt Higby shared details on the immediate backstory of PlanetSide 2, why we needed a detailed history of Auraxis, and introduced legendary comic book writer Marv Wolfman, who is writing the PlanetSide 2 story. You can read it here.

Story Updates

The first three chapters of the PlanetSide 2® story were released this week on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.

Part 1 – Jake Duffy, Terran Republic Quartermaster
Part 2 – Sandy Jones, Vanu Sovereignty, Chief of Research and Development
Part 3 – Joe Walsh, New Conglomerate Master Sergeant

In the Press

Massively interviewed legendary comic book writer Marv Wolfman. Marv discussed the difference between writing for comics and writing for MMOs, and shared his vision for the ‘hundreds of years’ worth of history he’ll be writing for PlanetSide 2. Check it out here.

Twitter Chat

On Friday, October 14, 2011, the PlanetSide 2 Community Team hosted a PlanetSide 2 Twitter Chat and tweeted with the fans about their favorite parts of the PlanetSide 2 story. If you would like to participate in the next PlanetSide 2 Twitter Chat, make sure to follow @PlanetSide2 on Twitter.

That’s it for this week, Soldiers! Keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter so you can be ready for any fresh intel.


Virrago out!