There are several kinds of maps available in Planetside:
- Interstellar Map - also called Galactic or Global Map.
- Continental Map - also called continent, planetary, or overhead map; shows view of selected continent.
- Cluster View Map - shows view of a selected island in a cluster.
- Cavern Map - shows view of selected cavern.
These maps are sometimes collectively refered to as the Game Map or Overhead Map.