Latest Lazygamer eSports Coverage Supported By

Is NAG competing with the DGC?

Retraction of allegations of fraud made against Colin Webster

Battlefy release stats: eSports on the rise

Make sure to watch me on Fokus this Sunday at 7pm

Another free-to-play game joins the eSports scene

PlanetSide 2

It’s really great to see eSports become so accessible to any one that wants to get involved. Some of the best games competed in are completely  free. Just look at League of Legends, probably the most successful eSports title of late and Dota 2 hot on its heals. Another one of these awesome games are joining the scene, PlanetSide 2, the game where size always matters. It’s becoming a part of the biggest eSports league this year.

Sony and Major League Gaming (MLG) have announced a partnership to create “ideal competitive gameplay features and settings” to showcase the first-person-shooter. What makes PlanetSide 2 unique in the range on first-person-shooters currently competed in, is that it’s a MMOFPS, massively multiplayer online first-person-shooter.

Sony and MLG will also work together to create original programming to air on MLG’s website and Twitch TV. PlanetSide 2 Stations will feature at MLG’s first Pro Circuit event this year – the Winter Championship in Dallas in March.

“PlanetSide 2 players are extremely loyal to their chosen Empires and when it comes to battling, they are beyond competitive and truly enjoy the in-game rivalries, so it was the natural next step for us to bring PlanetSide 2 to the most competitive eSports organization,” said John Smedley, President, Sony Online Entertainment. “We’re excited for this opportunity to work with MLG and are confident that their competitive gaming expertise can turn PlanetSide 2  into a premiere eSports platform, allowing us to extend the game experience and deliver new ways for players to interact with other players and the broader community, while  helping to further diversify and grow our audience.”

So, if you’re keen to play a really awesome free game, and it is both really awesome and free, check it out on Steam or take a gander over to the official website. The game scored 85 on Metacritic.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Author:Yolanda Green

I like bacon and games, and occasionally I say something coherent about it. I'm not old or cynical, and I'm not the Dork Knight. I AM SHE-RA! Wait, what?

Must Read

Kim Kardashian Hollywood review: Look Ma I’m famous!

We make our intern review Kim Kardashian Hollywood, a mobile game all ...

Razer Atrox Review – The Stick’s fighting game cousin

We put the Razer Atrox arcade fighting stick through its fighting paces. ...

Yu Gi Oh! Zexal World Duel Carnival Review – It’s a trap…card

You remember when Yu Gi Oh! 5D’s entire premise of card games ...

Steelseries Sensei Wireless mouse reviewed

We've taken the brand new Wireless Sensei mouse for a long test ...

Dark Souls 2: Crown Of The Sunken King DLC Review Round-Up

The reviews for Dark Souls 2’s Crown Of The Sunken King DLC ...

Razer Deathstalker review

The Razer Deathstalker isn't just a pretty keyboard, it also feels good. ...