Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: MMOFPS

PlanetSide 2 detailed in new Command Center Developer series

The first episode of the PlanetSide 2 Command Center Developer video series has been released, with Creative Director Matt Higby and Senior Art Director Tramell Isaac covering a wide range of topics for the upcoming MMOFPS. Items discussed include faction uniforms, SOE Live and other upcoming events, fan art, and the approaching beta.

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PC News

Mercenary Pack now available for PS3 online shooter Dust 514

Dust 514 (PS3) Mercenary Pack Announcement - Screenshot 1

CCP has launched the Mercenary Pack for its upcoming free-to-play MMOFPS Dust 514. The $19.99 pack includes gear, in-game currency, a booster, and a few exclusive items, such as unique arms and armor and access to the closed beta. Full details below.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News

CCP Games opens beta registration for Dust 514

Dust514 (PS3) April Screenshot Announcement - Screenshot 4

CCP Games’ online first-person shooter cousin to Eve Online, Dust 514, is nearing beta. The PS3 exclusive, set to launch later this year, ties into the Eve universe by allowing console players to interact with PC gamers as the former pound the ground and the latter cruise the stars. Players interested in getting in on that kind of action can head over to Dust514.com – Beta and sign up for a chance to participate.

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PlayStation 3 News

CCP keynote, new Dust 514 screens and video from Eve FanFast

Eve Online developer CCP released some new images from their upcoming free-to-play PS3 first-person shooter MMO, Dust 514. The pictures come from last month’s Eve FanFast, showing off some of the unit and vehicle types. Dust 514 will be set in and share the Eve universe, allowing players of the PC MMORPG to interact with those taking part in the PS3 MMOFPS.

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PlayStation 3 News

CCP’s MMO shooter Dust 514 will be free-to-play, PS3 exclusive

Dust 514 (PS3) Free to Play and PS3 Exclusive Announcement - Screenshot 1

Eve Online developer CCP Games has announced that their upcoming online first-person shooter Dust 514 will be a free-to-play PlayStation 3 exclusive. Dust is set in and shares the Eve universe, allowing players to wage war in team-based combat on thousands of different planets. Combat will also be coordinate with Eve pilots as factions defend and expand their empires. The first hands-on demonstration will take place at CCP’s Eve Fanfest in Reykjavik, Iceland (March 22-24). All attendees will receive invitations to the closed private trial, which will kick off in December and “be organically expanding throughout the beta period,” with the final launch scheduled for later this year.

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PlayStation 3 News