Phantasy Star Online 2 Japan Episode 2's Release on 17th Julyon July 15, 2013 by Rayokarna
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