PhantasyStar Online 2 is Launching on PC on May 27th
Hatsune Miku Comes to PSO2 on Xbox OneToday!
Tokyo,May 19, 2020 – SEGA announced today that their massivelypopular online action RPG from Japan, Phantasy Star Online2, is coming to PC on the MicrosoftStore. The free-to-play game will arrive for Windows 10 on May27th in North America.
ARKS (soldiersof the Oracle colony fleet in the Phantasy Star Online2 series) are invited to join together online to explorenumerous worlds with friends and experience PSO2’s unparalleled actioncombat and character customization. Choosing from four unique races andnine classes, players can join forces with up to eleven other operativesat a time to experience unforgettable battles and bossfights.
“We’re thrilledto announce the long-awaited arrival on PC,” said Fred White, PSO2 TEAMNorth America’s Head of Marketing. “There’s a loud and passionate PCfanbase who has been patiently waiting for the North American version –we can’t wait to welcome them in. There will be login bonuses waitingfor them with more surprises planned in the coming months.”
The NorthAmerican version of Phantasy Star Online 2 includesfully localized text and character voices in English, spanning threeyears of content. In addition to the immersive original PSO2 story, theNA version also features the most-up-to-date balancing andquality-of-life improvements from the Japanese service. Players canchoose from four races and nine classes while tackling various missions.They can also take a break from questing by playing one of the manyCasino mini-games, chilling in the Alliance Quarters, competing in thenew ARKS League or attending all-new live stage events. And for thefirst time they will be able to do all of this with friends on both PCand Xbox One thanks to cross-platform play.
SEGA alsoannounced Phantasy Star Online 2’s first in-gamecollaboration to come to North America – Hatsune Miku! Special items areavailable starting today on Xbox One in the Scratch Ticket Terminal.Players can use Arks Cash Scratch Tickets to get stylish clothing andaccessories. This AC Scratch features collaboration items from HatsuneMiku, Megurine Luka, as well as Kagamine Rin & Len. Represent at themain stage like never before with these unique outfits and get ready forthe vocaloid performance of a lifetime!
More fun andsurprises are in store for ARKS in 2020 — details can be foundat https://pso2.com/.For additional up-to-the-minute details and updates, players canfollow @play_PSO2 onTwitter, @PSO2Official onFacebook and @play_pso2 onInstagram.
“Hatsune Miku”,”Kagamine Rin”, “Kagamine Len”, “Megurine Luka”, “KAITO” and “MEIKO”(collectively called the “Piapro Characters”) are characters developedfor a line of singing voice synthesizer products by Crypton FutureMedia, INC.
This software,which can recreate a singing voice carefully recorded and processed foreach character, makes it possible to generate an entire song’s vocalparts by simply entering a melody and lyrics on yourcomputer.
Shortly afterthe release of the software, fans and users started creating a massiveamount of music and videos, and uploaded them on video-sharing websites.The publishing of these works stimulated the creative impulse of usersto compose, remix, and further collaborate with each other on newprojects.
Eachcharacter’s vocal expression is unique, and can be further editedaccording to the user’s sensibility and style. As Crypton Future Media’sCEO Hiroyuki Itoh says: “There are many different values and ways ofthinking, so if there are 1,000,000 users then there should be 1,000,000different ways of thinking.”
Moreover, thesecharacters are not only featured in the artworks of many creators acrossthe world, but they also come to life in 3D-projection concerts centeredaround their most iconic member Hatsune Miku, and their popularity iscontinuously spreading globally! © Crypton Future Media, INC.www.piapro.net
AboutPhantasy Star Online 2
Embark on anever-ending assortment of missions with fellow operatives andexperience unparalleled character customization and action RPG combat,completely free to play. Explore numerous worlds with a party of up tofour friends or exclusive multiparty areas where up to twelve playerscan play simultaneously! Download one of Japan’s greatest action RPG’snow for FREE on Xbox One and coming May 27th onPC.
SEGACORPORATION is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, a worldwide leader ininteractive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The companyoffers a variety of game contents for console, PC, wireless devicesincluding planning, development, sales and operation, and amusementmachine including planning, development and sales. Moreover, it providesgame content developed by studios in countries around the world throughglobal publishing bases.
SEGACORPORATION’s website is located at https://www.sega.co.jp/