Anyone got this to work on Windows 8

#1 Posted by toolus (119 posts) -

Has anybody been able to get the game to run on Windows 8?

I've downloaded and installed the game but when I actually go to try and play it shows the splash screen and then crashes with a message saying Planetside2.exe has stopped working. I've tried running as an administrator and I've made sure I have the latest graphics drivers for my card.

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#2 Posted by Zips (39 posts) -

If you have a controller (or certain peripherals) plugged into your machine, unplug it and then launch. I had the same issue when I had my Xbox 360 controller plugged in.

Nine page thread about it on the official PS2 forums: http://forums.station.sony.com/ps2/index.php?threads/windows-8-crashing-issues.38674/

#3 Posted by toolus (119 posts) -

Thanks that was it. Had a 360 controller plugged in and it launched fine after I unplugged it.

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