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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

By Anthony Garreffa on Jan 25, 2015 10:27 pm CST - 0 mins, 24 secs reading time

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.

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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.

Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

NEWS SOURCE:polygon.com

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