Usually a server merge is a somber affair, but the team at PlanetSide 2
views the upcoming consolidation between Waterson and Mattherson as an opportunity for a cage match to the death
. The prize? The right to retain the winning side's server name following the merge.
is planning a "ServerSmash" battle for Friday, June 20th, between the inhabitants of Waterson and Mattherson. Outfits can sign up to represent their server during the event.
The studio acknowledged that this event might be a siren's call to griefers and asked for good sportsmanship: "We implore both the participating servers, as well as the community at large, to take the high ground and help us make this a fun, amazing event that we can all appreciate."
[Thanks to OdinsPride for the tip!]