Phantasy Star Online 2 Japan Episode 2's Release on 17th July
on Jul 15 by

Phantasy Star Online 2 Japan Episode 2's Release on 17th July

As Sega’s free to play MMORPG approached its first birthday it moves on to its second episode, with a huge update bringing a new planet, a new race, class and balance changes with much more. Still no word on a Western release though.

 

 

Sega’s successful Japanese MMORPG Phantasy Star Online 2 is getting it’s biggest update since the subclass system was introduced. This update marks a year since the game’s release and a new story arc. These changes include:

 

-A new race called Dewman which made it’s first appearance in Phantasy Star Portable 2 Infinity.

-A new class called Braver which focuses on being a jack of all trades for Melee and Ranged attacks. They bring with them two new weapon categories.

-Katana, a melee weapon which focuses on countering and swift movements.

-Bullet Bow, a ranged weapon that can easily switch between speed, power and can be effective on enemy weak points.

-A new Planet, Vopar which covered in water. Enemies here change their behavior depending if it’s night or day.

-All 6 classes will receive balance changes, new abilities and Photon Arts.

-System changes across the board to improve the player experience.

 

 

This update is around 5GB in total.

 

Source: PS Fan Blog

 



  • I ♥ Japanese Games

    Oh man, my heart skipped a beat then because I thought this was going to be a western announcement! :(

    • Kitsumeda

      Same here. As a big fan of Phantasy Star, I can’t believe that there is still no updates concerning the localization.

  • I ♥ Japanese Games

    Oh man, my heart skipped a beat then because I thought this was going to be a western announcement! :(

    • Kitsumeda

      Same here. As a big fan of Phantasy Star, I can’t believe that there is still no updates concerning the localization.

  • Hawk Ward

    I’m not sure if anyone watched the channel “NHK World”. Though a couple months ago, they had an episode feature for PSO2 on the programme “imagine-nation”.

    A word back then was raised about a western release, and the developers mentioned the difficulty in doing so. They felt that the world of the West and East for gaming was growing more distant, and that they were partially concerned about the culture barrier.

    They didn’t say “no”. And I do still believe that if SEGA can localise Project Diva-F, then there is still hope for a PSO2. C’mon guys, you’re killing us! D:

  • Hawk Ward

    I’m not sure if anyone watched the channel “NHK World”. Though a couple months ago, they had an episode feature for PSO2 on the programme “imagine-nation”.

    A word back then was raised about a western release, and the developers mentioned the difficulty in doing so. They felt that the world of the West and East for gaming was growing more distant, and that they were partially concerned about the culture barrier.

    They didn’t say “no”. And I do still believe that if SEGA can localise Project Diva-F, there there is still hope for a PSO2. C’mon guys, you’re killing us! D: