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!— Phantasy Star Online 2 - Global (@play_pso2) April 15, 2020
PC players, the wait is almost over. #PSO2NA will launch on Windows 10 next month! #JoinARKS pic.twitter.com/3BmOhK7Va3
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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