Posts Tagged ‘World record’

PlanetSide 2 Aims To Break Record For Most FPS Players

By Alice O'Connor on January 9th, 2015.

Not pictured: 1,100 players.

It’s all full now. Go home. Go break your own record. Or start planning your attempt to break this one.

“Dedication’s what you need if you wanna be a record breaker,” goes an old song. But ugh dedication is such an effort! Trying is a real hassle! No thank you. No, what you need is to find someone dedicated to organisation, then ride their coattails to a world record by joining in a ‘most people…’ attempt simply by turning up in a place at a time. Far easier.

And why, here’s just such an opportunity! PlanetSide 2 players are aiming to break the Guinness World Record for Most Players Online in an FPS Battle, and you could be one of them. The current record is 999 players, held by a game created solely to beat the first PlanetSide’s playercounts.

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Online FPS World-Record: 999 On A Server

By Craig Pearson on January 31st, 2012.

Wait till you see the gears of their eyes.
The lovely Hypnotoad and his friends at the equally lovely J-Server Super Hyper Rocket Go Luxury Awesome Team (usually tragically shortened to J-Server) took part in the weekend’s world-record breaking attempt at having 1000 people in an online shooter. If you missed out on Much Different’s Man Vs Machine event, they braved the unbalanced sides, and the usual torrent of sexualised slurs, to grab a few minutes of footage of the world-record: 999 people shooting each other on a single online server.
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