PSO2 JP: Maintenance and Patch (2/10/2016)

The Valentine Event is kicking off in today’s update with this year’s edition of the sizzling [Where’s the Chocolate?] EQ. Cool off with the new Limited Quest at the Floating Facility and collect weapon badges to trade at Xie’s exchange shop.

See the Bingo tab above for a guide on its objectives and rewards, and the Client Orders tab for a listing of Xie and Nagisa’s orders.

January 10th Maintenance

PSO2es Extended Maintenance

  • 1/10/2016 @ 10:00 ~ 17:30 JST
  • 1/9/2016 @ 8:00 PM ~ 3:30 AM EST

PSO2es Emergency Quest Suspended

  • This week’s es-Emergency Quest has been suspended due to a bug that occurred around 19:50 JST on February 9th. They plan to distribute items such as Rappy Medals, OP Meds, and Bonus Points as compensation for the suspension. More details will be posted to the PSO2es Guide after maintenance has ended.

January 10th Patch

  • Launcher: Version 04.00.00
  • Client: ver. 4.0001.2
  • Patch Size: 34 MB (PC) / 31 MB (Vita)

 

PSO2 Live

PSO2 Live Broadcast #39 ~ Phantasy Star Festa 2016 Osaka Special ~

The Live Broadcast returns for another Phantasy Star Festa event, this time taking place in the city of Osaka. Viewers can expect to see new features like the Gathering update that was announced in the previous broadcast. Other new features slated for Spring will be revealed as well. The stream will also provide the latest information on the PS4 version, the PSO2 Anime, and part 3 of the ARKS Café Festa Special menu! In addition, the ARKS Grand Prix: Osaka Tournament will be streamed live where players compete for the fastest times on the Vita and PC. The Cosplay Show and the Mini Arks Dance Festival, which have been a staple to the Festa Broadcasts, will make their appearance as well.

You can watch this stream live on Nico Nico on February 20th @ 13:00 ~ 18:00 JST.

 

This tab will be updated during and after maintenance.

This tab will be updated after maintenance.

Phantasy Star Festa 2016 Bingo

Phantasy Star Festa 2016 Banner

PS Festa 2016 Bingo Rewards
Lines Reward
1 FUN1000獲得チケット
1,000 FUN Ticket
2 強化成功率+10%
Grind Success +10% (x3)
3 感謝祭記念ドーナッツ’16
Festa Donut ’16 (x3)
4

*エンジュリーハート
Angely Heart

5 トライブースト+50%
+50% Tribooster (x2)
8 ウェポンズバッヂ2016金
Gold Weapon Badge 2016 (x10)
Complete トライブースト+100%
+100% Tribooster

 

PS Festa 2016 Bingo
A
A-1
A-2 Defeat a [Gilnach] Level 1+
A-3
A-4
A-5
B
B-1
B-2 Defeat [Decol Malluda] Level 1+
B-3
B-4
B-5
C
C-1
C-2

C-4
C-5
D
D-1
D-2 Defeat a [Fangulfur] Level 1+
D-3
D-4
D-5
E
E-1
E-2
E-3
E-4
E-5

This tab will be updated after maintenance.

Xie’s Client Orders

Client Order Objective
感謝祭を開催するよ! Defeat [Darkers] x60
感謝祭の準備を始めるよ!

 

Nagisa’s Client Orders

Client Order Objective
ある人を捜して・Ⅰ
Searching for Someone I
Defeat [Natives] x30
ある人を捜して・Ⅱ
Searching for Someone II
Defeat [Kuronites] x30
ある人を捜して・Ⅲ
Searching for Someone III
Defeat [Oceanids] x30
ある人を捜して・Ⅳ
Searching for Someone IV
Defeat [Mechs] x30
ある人を捜して・Ⅴ
Searching for Someone V
Defeat [Dragonkin] x30
時空渡航の原因究明のために
Space-Time Voyage Explanation
Defeat [Rappy] x1
Reward: Nagisa’s Partner Card
剣技の修練を共に
Training with You
Complete [Sanctum Exploration]
Complete [Quarry Exploration]
Complete [Shironia Exploration]
With only Nagisa in your party.
捜し人の痕跡を求めて

 

Emergency Quest Schedule

▲▲ Eastern Standard Time ▲▲
Please [Refresh] the calendar after maintenance has ended!

▲▲ Japanese Standard Time ▲▲
Please [Refresh] the calendar after maintenance has ended!

Eastern / Central / Mountain / Arizona / Pacific

Hawaii / São Paulo / London / Berlin / Moscow

Bangkok / Philippines / Sydney / Japan

Please Note:

  • The Emergency Quest schedule will update automatically during maintenance. Please wait until after maintenance has ended to see the current schedule.
  • Please resync the calendar periodically to receive the latest updates, as the schedule may change at Sega’s discretion.
  • This calendar is unable to show Emergency Quests that occur at random.
  • Boost Events that occur for 24 hours will appear in this calendar with only their start times.
  • Boost Events that occur for several hours will use the “period” suffix in their titles. Please check the Google Calendar itself to view the event duration.

 

PSO2 The Animation Quiz!

PSO2 Animation Quiz

Players can receive presents for each question they answer correctly in the PSO2 The Animation Quiz! Questions will be announced both in-game and on Twitter each Saturday around 11:00 AM JST.

Quiz Guidelines

  • Players must say the answer to the question through the in-game chat.
  • Players will receive a +100% Tribooster for each question they answer correctly.
  • Questions will be announced each Saturday around 11:00 AM JST.

Let’s say, for example, the answer to the question was [ARKS].

Acceptable Answers
アークス Answering in Full-Width Katakana
Unacceptable Answers
あーくす Answering in Hiragana
アークス Answering in Half-Width Katakana
Arks Answering in English
ア -クス Answering with spaces, symbols, or punctuation marks
breaking up the response.

Proposed Answers

PSO2 The Animation Quiz Cheat Sheet
Answer Deadline
イツキ 1/12 @ 23:59 JST
リナ 1/19 @ 23:59 JST
ユタカ 1/26 @ 23:59 JST
コウタ 2/2 @ 23:59 JST
アイカ 2/9 @ 23:59 JST

The next question will be announced on February 20th around 11:00 AM JST.

Prize Distribution Date

  • During upcoming maintenances after the answering period has ended.

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PSO2 The Animation Comes to Hulu and ANO

PSO2 Animation Logo

Sentai Filmworks has revealed that Phantasy Star Online 2 The Animation will begin airing on Hulu and ANO on February 9th!

They’ll have some catching up to do, with the show having just aired its fifth episode this week. The series can also be viewed with English subtitles via Crunchyroll, which offers simulcasting as well.

 

PSO2 Anime Patty and Tiea

 

 

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PSO2 JP: Extended Maintenance and Patch (2/3/2016)

Maintenance will occur one hour earlier than usual and include a small patch. Check out last week’s post for Episode 4’s patch notes and some ongoing campaigns.

February 3rd Maintenance Complete

  • 2/3/2016 @ 10:00 ~ 20:45 JST
  • 2/2/2016 @ 8:00 PM ~ 6:45 AM EST

PSO2es Maintenance Complete

  • 2/3/2016 @ 9:55 ~ 21:30 JST
  • 2/2/2016 @ 7:55 PM ~ 7:30 AM EST

February 3rd Patch

  • Launcher: Version 04.00.00
  • Client: ver. 4.0001.1
  • Patch Size: 71 MB (PC) / 128 MB (Vita)

PSO2 Anime Theme

Shouta Aoi, voice of Itsuki in the PSO2 anime, will be releasing his new single ‘Peerless Stargate’ on February 3rd.

  • Players who purchase the limited edition album will receive a code for several in-game items as detailed in our previous post.

Grinders/Lambda Grinders Vanishing Bug

  • Sega has corrected a bug where grinders and lambda grinders vanish when a specific operation is performed at the Candy Compressor. 
  • This bug has been corrected as of February 3rd’s Maintenance.

Campaign Reward Pickup Expiration Reward Conditions Rewards
PSO2 Live Broadcast
#38
Secret Phrase
Until March 2nd’s Maintenance Entered the Secret Phrase 「Nab Rappy Fake」×1
「2016 FUN Ticket」×1
PSO2 The Animation Quiz Until May 11th’s Maintenance Correctly answered the 3rd Quiz Question. 「+100% Tribooster」×1
Compensation for Magatsu’s Rare Drop Rate Not Applying Bug Until March 2nd’s Maintenance All Accounts 「+100% Tribooster」×1
1/27 and 2/3 Extended Maintenance Compensation Until March 2nd’s Maintenance All Accounts 「+100% Tribooster」×6

Notable Bug Fixes

  • Corrected a bug in which Lambda Grinders and Grinders vanish when a specific operation is performed at the Candy Compressor.
    • Those affected by this bug will receive compensation at a later date.
  • Corrected a bug wherein [T-Machine Gun S Charge] would apply even when Gunner was set to the Subclass.

Emergency Quest Schedule

▲▲ Eastern Standard Time ▲▲
Please [Refresh] the calendar after maintenance has ended!

▲▲ Japanese Standard Time ▲▲
Please [Refresh] the calendar after maintenance has ended!

Eastern / Central / Mountain / Arizona / Pacific

Hawaii / São Paulo / London / Berlin / Moscow

Bangkok / Philippines / Sydney / Japan

Please Note:

  • The Emergency Quest schedule will update automatically during maintenance. Please wait until after maintenance has ended to see the current schedule.
  • Please resync the calendar periodically to receive the latest updates, as the schedule may change at Sega’s discretion.
  • This calendar is unable to show Emergency Quests that occur at random.
  • Boost Events that occur for 24 hours will appear in this calendar with only their start times.
  • Boost Events that occur for several hours will use the “period” suffix in their titles. Please check the Google Calendar itself to view the event duration.

 

PSO2 The Animation Quiz!

PSO2 Animation Quiz

Players can receive presents for each question they answer correctly in the PSO2 The Animation Quiz! Questions will be announced both in-game and on Twitter each Saturday around 11:00 AM JST.

Quiz Guidelines

  • Players must say the answer to the question through the in-game chat.
  • Players will receive a +100% Tribooster for each question they answer correctly.
  • Questions will be announced each Saturday around 11:00 AM JST.

Let’s say, for example, the answer to the question was [ARKS].

Acceptable Answers
アークス Answering in Full-Width Katakana
Unacceptable Answers
あーくす Answering in Hiragana
アークス Answering in Half-Width Katakana
Arks Answering in English
ア -クス Answering with spaces, symbols, or punctuation marks
breaking up the response.

Proposed Answers

PSO2 The Animation Quiz Cheat Sheet
Answer Deadline
イツキ 1/12 @ 23:59 JST
リナ 1/19 @ 23:59 JST
ユタカ 1/26 @ 23:59 JST
コウタ 2/2 @ 23:59 JST
アイカ 2/9 @ 23:59 JST

The next question will be announced on Saturday around 11:00 AM JST.

Prize Distribution Date

  • During upcoming maintenances after the answering period has ended.

 

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