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PlanetSide 2: SOE Partners with Innova to Bring PS2 to Russia

SBFordSBFord Associate Editor - News ManagerThe Land of AZPosts: 16,658MMORPG.COM Staff Uncommon

Sony Online Entertainment has announced that a deal has been inked with Innova Systems to bring PlanetSide 2 in a fully localized version to Russian speaking countries. The partnership agreement was announced during this week's Igromir convention in Moscow.

Through the partnership, online players in various international territories will have full access to PlanetSide 2, including: Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan, as well as the disputed territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

Source: Email press release

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  • IngvarIngvar TallinnPosts: 183Member Uncommon
    Good luck Russians
  • SneakyRussianSneakyRussian ?????, SCPosts: 54Member

    SOE's version of BF3, good luck :D!

     

     

    Seriously, old Planetside 1 player here. Very depressed about Planetside 2 :(.

  • AeolronAeolron Ottawa, ONPosts: 648Member
    Planet side 1 player here as well , extremely impressed by ps2 ! Great game aton of fun !
  • BurntvetBurntvet Baltimore, MDPosts: 2,951Member Uncommon
    Because SOE's customer databases don't get hacked enough?
  • SneakyRussianSneakyRussian ?????, SCPosts: 54Member
    Originally posted by Burntvet
    Because SOE's customer databases don't get hacked enough?

    Russia & US based customer databases will be seperate. Innova is handling that end.

  • DarkVagabondDarkVagabond Posts: 271Member Uncommon

    Russian PS2 eh?

    Will TR be the only available empire to players?

  • SneakyRussianSneakyRussian ?????, SCPosts: 54Member
    Originally posted by DarkVagabond

    Russian PS2 eh?

    Will TR be the only available empire to players?

    That's funny :3

  • ReizlaReizla AlkmaarPosts: 3,301Member Uncommon
    And us EU players thought we were screwed with PSS1 as publisher. Guess it always can be worse...

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  • ElikalElikal ValhallaPosts: 7,906Member Uncommon

    People don't ask questions to get answers - they ask questions to show how smart they are. - Dogbert

  • ErindalErindal Chicago, ILPosts: 54Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Erindal

    actually... its a pretty bad news. 

    most ppl will not play it just because of Innova

    guess... what can you expect from a company which ran lineage 2 pirate servers until they got enough money to start their business legally?

     

    P.S.: freakin forum doesn't want me to edit...

  • William12William12 Saint paul, MNPosts: 680Member
    Originally posted by Burntvet
    Because SOE's customer databases don't get hacked enough?

    What company hasnt been hacked lately ?  The SOE hate because of that is absurd.

  • BurntvetBurntvet Baltimore, MDPosts: 2,951Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by William12
    Originally posted by Burntvet
    Because SOE's customer databases don't get hacked enough?

    What company hasnt been hacked lately ?  The SOE hate because of that is absurd.

    Other companies sequester their customer data, and or encrypt things like passwords, CC#s, and other details.

    SOE and Sony didn't, which is why they "had" to offer free credit monitoring for a year to mitigate liability.

    What other company did that.

     

    And as a side note, for a number of reasons, Russia is the top country for "criminal hacking" and most other kinds of computer based fraud and other crimes. Even ahead of China, according to the FBI, so were I operating a business there, my computer security would have to be top notch.

    Something SOE is not known for.

    Let's hope their local partner is better.

     

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