Popular Japanese online action RPG, Phantasy Star Online 2, will launch its North American open beta on March 17, 2020, at 5 pm PDT, on the Xbox One. SEGA Games announced that client downloads would start at 10 am PDT on March 16, 2020.
The online action RPG will allow players to explore up to fourteen locations while taking on different missions and collecting Xbox One Achievements. Players will be able to customize their characters by choosing from four unique races and nine classes. They will be able to join forces with up to eleven other players at once when taking on boss fights and other battles. They can also play one of the Casino mini-games, relax in the Alliance Quarters, or attend Live Stage Events.
Fred White, PSO2 TEAM North America’s Head of Marketing, says, “The team has been working incredibly hard towards this day, and we couldn’t be more excited to open the servers and welcome our amazing community into the world of Phantasy Star Online 2.” He added, “From the beginning, the game will include Episodes 1-3, representing over three years’ worth of expanded content updates from the start. We look forward to seeing the players in-game on Tuesday!”
The Phantasy Star Online 2 Open Beta will feature character voices in English with fully localized text. Upon initial login, players will receive consumable items and a variety of weapons, including swords, assault rifles, rods, and gunblades. The North American version will also have up-to-date quality-of-life and balancing improvements.
Phantasy Star Online 2, popular Japanese online action RPG, will launch its North American open beta on the Xbox One, on March 17, 2020, at 5 pm PDT. Players can sign up for the Open Beta on the Microsoft Store. The open beta client will be available for download in advance on Monday, March 16, at 10 am PDT. For more information, visit the official Phantasy Star Online 2 website.