Massive battle in Planetside 2 sets world record with 1158 players

Planetside 2 sets a world record for the most players in an FPS at one time, with 1158 players at once.

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Published Sun, Jan 25 2015 10:27 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:10 PM CST

Which game just set a new world record for the most players in a first-person shooter at once? That would be Planetside 2, with a huge 1158 gamers battling it out in a gigantic war.

Massive battle in Planetside 2 sets world record with 1158 players | TweakTown.com

The entire battle was on a Twitch broadcast over at PlanetSideBattles, with the previous record held with Guinness World Records being 999 players for Man vs. Machines in 2012, a browser-based first-person shooter. Guinness hasn't yet chimed in about the new Planetside 2 record, but let's hope they do soon.

NEWS SOURCE:polygon.com

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