We're another step closer to getting our combat boots on the ground and our itchy fingers on those triggers, as SOE
has made the move to drop PlanetSide 2's
non-disclosure agreement. This NDA drop follows a month of external beta testing and just prior to SOE's debut of the game at a North American show (in this case, PAX Prime
SOE President John Smedley
reminded fans that this didn't mean the title was ready to ship. "Beta has a long way to go folks," he posted on Twitter
SOE released plenty of fun statistics about the beta process so far. According to the studio, 535 million shots have been fired, and out of those, 194.6 million hit a target. 6.3 million players were mowed down in the bloody conflict as well. The breakdown of the three factions is more or less even, with the Terran Republic edging out the other two sides by a couple of percentage points.
If you're heading to PAX this weekend, you can see PlanetSide 2
at booth #3317. The team has plenty of demo stations on hand, and is planning to participate in several panels and daily livestream casts.
[Source: SOE press release]