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PlanetSide 2 Tips - Station Cash, Factions, Classes and More

Updated on October 24, 2014

PlanetSide 2 Tips - Station Cash, Factions, Classes and More

With these simple PlanetSide 2 tips you will be able to become a great faction leader as you fight for control over Auraxis. Learn about Station Cash, the available factions, class options and more.

PlanetSide 2 is an MMOFPS developed by Sony Entertainment that lets players take on the role of a soldier in one of three unique factions as they fight for control of land and resources.

Are you hooked on PlanetSide 2? Share your own PlanetSide 2 tips in our comment section at the bottom of the page.

PlanetSide 2 Tips


What Is PlanetSide 2?

PlanetSide 2 is a free to play MMOFPS (massively multiplayer online first person shooter). The game is published by Sony Entertainment and is one of the few MMOFPS games available.

PlanetSide 2 follows three separate factions as they fight for control of the planet Auraxis. PlanetSide 2 offers classes, vehicles, unlocks and much more which has proven to be a very successful formula.

With so many available features and the free game access fans of both MMO and FPS genres will be impressed with what PlanetSide 2 offers.

PlanetSide 2 (Overview) - Official Website

PlanetSide 2 Trailer


PlanetSide 2 Tips - Choose A Faction/Empire

Which PlanetSide 2 Faction Is The Best?

PlanetSide 2 has three different factions that fight over the available land and resources of the planet. After being recruited by one of the factions you will be locked into them and will fight to claim territory in their name.

To counter one sided servers there are a number of bonuses available for people who join factions that are outnumbered. Each faction has its own unique strengths, weaknesses and equipment so they all have a distinct feel and personality.

The Terran Republic: is the government authority that uses its military power to control citizens. The Terran uses the colours of red and black. Terran uses bullet weapons which are known for fast fire rates and low damage.

The New Conglomerate: are the rebels of the PlanetSide 2 gameworld and are directly opposed to the Terran Republic, this faction is made up of freedom fighters, outcasts, industrial leaders and even pirates. They stand for freedom and use the colours of blue and gold. The New Conglomerate have hard hitting weapons with slow fire rates.

The Vanu Sovereignty: are the third empire in PlanetSide 2 and use the power of ancient alien technology to gain the upper hand in combat. They are represented by the colours cyan and purple. They are known for their energy weapons and fast moving vehicles.

PlanetSide 2 Faction Overview


PlanetSide 2 Tips - Classes

Each faction has a number of classes available to them which change the playstyle of your character, these can be selected and changed as you see fit.

Combat Medics: are a flexible class which has access to the unique healing grenades and rebirth technology, they play an important role in any squad.

Infiltrators: are the only class that can use sniper rifles they also have cloaking technology which lets them fulfil their role. They lack the survivability of other classes but can easily pick off soft targets and capture points if used correctly.

Engineers: are a versatile class with a number of different weapons and some explosives. Engineers also specialise in the repairing of equipment and vehicles to keep their team moving forward.

Light Assault: is a mobile class that can jump around the battlefield and move with extreme agility. Light Assaults have access to plenty of weapons and explosives.

Heavy Assault: is the only class that can bring light machine guns to the battlefield. They have a personal shield system and strong armor to keep them in the front lines.

MAX: are the ultimate heavy weapon in battle, this comes at the cost of versatility and mobility but the firepower opportunities are unmatched.

PlanetSide 2 Beginner's Guide

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    • Stickypony LM profile image

      Stickypony LM 5 years ago

      good lens for any new player to the game

    • AshleysCorner profile image

      AshleysCorner 5 years ago

      Very Nice Lens!