Phantasy Star Online 2 now available on Xbox One, coming to PC through the Windows Store in May

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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.

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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.



Samuel Tolbert
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