What you need to know
- Phantasy Star Online 2 is an MMO coming to the west for the first time.
- It's available right now on Xbox One.
- The PC version is exclusive to the Windows Store and is set to release sometime in May.
At E3 2019, Sega surprised the world by announcing it was bringing Phantasy Star Online 2 to the west. Phantasy Star Online 2 is an MMO that first released back in 2012 in Asia. Phantasy Star Online 2 is now available on Xbox One and is coming to PC on the Windows Store sometime in May. When it arrives on PC, it'll support full cross-play between the Xbox One and PC versions.
Today Phantasy Star Online 2 ends its Open Beta Test and officially launches on @Xbox One! Visit https://t.co/x4KvLpQ6YB to find out what's in store for April 2020!
PC players, the wait is almost over. #PSO2NA will launch on Windows 10 next month! #JoinARKS pic.twitter.com/3BmOhK7Va3Today Phantasy Star Online 2 ends its Open Beta Test and officially launches on @Xbox One! Visit https://t.co/x4KvLpQ6YB to find out what's in store for April 2020!
PC players, the wait is almost over. #PSO2NA will launch on Windows 10 next month! #JoinARKS pic.twitter.com/3BmOhK7Va3— Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis - Global (@play_pso2) April 15, 2020April 15, 2020
Right now, it appears the PC version will be exclusive to the Windows Store. Phantasy Star Online 2 is a free-to-play MMO, though there are also in-game purchases and different bundles available. We'll provide an update when an exact release date for the PC version is announced.
Take to the stars
In this MMO, you'll join the ARKS task force of Oracle and explore different worlds with unique environments that support 12-player raid battles. Best of all, it's free!
The very best
Travelling in style
This bundle gives you several unique Sonic-themed cosmetics to start your adventure off in collab on the ARKS. There's also several boosters that'll make progression easier for a time.
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This is awesome. I don't necessarily approve of exclusives, but I'm glad to see AAA games beginning to fill the Windows Store.
I'm confused, I've been playing this game for a few weeks and I wasn't a part of the beta.
I think it was still in a form of early access or it just came out of that state a few weeks ago. I remember hearing it was a Game Pass related access.
Looking forward to seeing everyone justify exclusivity here, when everyone criticises it from Epic.
Does this have keyboard support for Xbox?
PC When?!?!?!? its May!!! Played Phantasy Star Online back on Dreamcast and loved the game. was sooo disappointed that 2 wasn't released in the States when it came out. was so hyped when i heard that it was finally being released, lil bummed that it came out on the console first don't know why it wasn't on both at the same time, kinda dumb if ya ask me. But really WHEN will we get to play it on PC??
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