The Planetside 2
beta was originally, enthusiastically
planned to begin today or tomorrow, but has now been pushed to "Friday or Monday," SOE president John Smedley tweets
. On Thursday Smedley said the beta would launch early this week "barring any unforeseen circumstances."
Such circumstances must have included not having enough awesome
, since today Smedley notes the delay is because "we have some stuff we need to make sure is awesome," and the team needs to polish and test a few things before a "massive" number of people attempt to play. We're not sure what scale SOE measures the awesomeness of its games by, but it looks like Planetside 2
is aiming for very