Phantasy Star Online 2: Episode 2 to Release in Japan in July

Monday, June 10th, 2013

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Phantasy Star Online 2 has finally gotten a scheduled release date for the anticipated Episode 2 update. On July 17th Phantasy Star Online 2: Episode 2 will be released for the Vita and the PC. Some features to be introduced in the new patch include a new race known as the Dumans, a new planet called Vobal, and the two new weapon categories: Katana and Bullet Bow. Here are some pictures from the character creation screen of what the new race looks like:

phantasy star online 2 episode 2

phantasy star online 2 episode 2

On the same day that the expansion pack releases, Sega is also slated to release a ‘Premium Package Volume 2’ version of the game. The premium package will include item codes and other bonuses for Phantasy Star Online 2, and is set to retail for ¥6,279, or approximately $63.49 USD.

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  • Kyle Emch

    Now if only we can get an international release date…

  • Sinasteria

    Its just an epic fail for sega that will surely close the deal for any non Japeneese player to lose interest in them, that’s why its probably the No.1 example of a brand-name that is dying out because of its disregard for its fans and player base, sega was at once the climax of being the most dominate console and gaming platform to play on to something that is just fading into darkness and soon to be forgotten for ignoring the player base that love thier ip’s

  • John Lisco

    Can we please please please push for this to actually happen?