Daybreak Games has released a major update for Planetside 2 which is available now. The formerly premium exclusive faction is now free for all players.
Planetside 2The latest update of the game focuses on strengthening the Nanite Systems Operative (NSO) faction by adding more vehicles, weapons, and making it free to all players.
In 2019 the NSO was added as a premium-only faction that would fight under the banner of one of the three main kingdoms. The least populated empire in the current game will be assigned to the army automatically.
The NSO _Intergration update now opens the fourth faction to all players. Free NSO players will be automatically assigned as normal but must first reach BR20 or higher. Premium players can use NSO units while fighting for the faction of their choice, regardless of server population.
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Planetside 2′s patch note details the two new NSO faction vehicles in the update. One of these is the Dervish Heavy Fighter. The two-seater aircraft is designed as an air superiority fighter, with the pilot controlling the nose gun and the gunner on a top-mounted curved turret. Players can swap each weapon for different combat tasks.
The second vehicle added to the NSO is the Chimera main battle tank. The tank can be operated entirely by one player, with the option of another controlling the support turret. There are additional seats for transporting up to four infantrymen.
The infantry also received new weapons, with more than twenty-one new options for use by ground forces. These new additions cover every archetype of the weapon and complement the robotic NSO design.
Planetside 2 Free to play on both Steam and PS4 PC. _Integration update is now available for all players.
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