PSO2 JP: Maintenance and Patch (9/3/2014)

An update will be applied to the game in order to fix some inevitable bugs following Episode 3′s release. The remaining rewards from the Phantasy Star Festa 2014 Web Event will be granted after this maintenance.

September 3rd Maintenance

PSO2es Maintenance

  • 9/3/2014 @ 10:55 ~ 17:30 JST
  • 9/2/2014 @ 9:55 PM ~ 4:30 AM EDT

September 3rd Patch

  • Launcher: Version 03.00.00
  • Client: ver. 3.0001.1
  • Patch Size: 25 MB (PC) / 32 MB (Vita)


  • The planet and enemy names for “Planet Harukotan” appear to be based on Ainu.


Emergency Quest Schedule

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

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

Eastern / Central / Mountain / 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.
  • If you are using a mobile device or external application, please resync the calendar periodically to receive the latest updates, as the schedule may change at Sega’s discretion.
  • Boost Events that occur for 24 hours will appear in this calendar with their start and completion times as separate entries.
  • 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.


Interlocking Web Event Rewards

The following items can be picked up from the Visiphone after maintenance:

  • エーデルイーオー Edel Io
  • クロトフM238 Klothov M238
  • フォトンチェア・ラッピー Rappy Photon Chair
  • 「VD『一位の価値は』 (Voice Drama Music Disc)


Period September 3rd ~ September 10th’s Maintenance
  • +150% Rare Drop Boost
  • +150% Rare Enemy Chance Boost
  • +10% Grind Success Rate Boost
  • +10% Special Ability Affixing Success Rate Boost
  • 20% Recycle Shop Exchange Rate Discount
  • Double FUN points
  • Login Bonus +1




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Phantasy Star Nova: Pre-TGS Trailer and Vita Theme

Phantasy Star Nova showed off a new trailer at Sony’s Pre-TGS conference. The trailer offered a brief look at the Gigantes Alcyone and Gration battles. There also appears to be some slight changes from the Demo. For one, you can now activate Halo platforms from the sub-palette menu. In addition, the footage showed players performing a Stylish Roll, which was impossible to do in the Demo.


PlayStation Vita Custom Theme

The new firmware update 3.30 will offer support for custom themes. Sony’s Pre-TGS conference announced that a Phantasy Star Nova theme will be available from the PlayStation Store.

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PSO2 JP: Episode 3: Part 2 Update

Already? But we just started Episode 3!


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Rainbow Harvest

The Otsukimi (Moon-Viewing) lobby will be returning September 10th through October 8th. This time, (Otsukimi) Xie will be handing out special client orders for a limited time.

Let’s search for Odangos and explore the civilization of Planet Halcotan. Acquire Meseta, EXP, and a colorful Talis as a reward for clearing the Client Orders.


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Evo. Device / Tsukimi Rappy

The Otsukimi Bingo will be releasing alongside this update. Aside from booster items, you can receive a mag device featuring a Rappy lying on the moon.

Encore! Encore!

Quna returns in a Japanese style outfit with a fresh new song! 終わりなき物語 will be preformed LIVE on stage in the Arks Lobby! Those who attend the event can receive a Boost after the concert. Furthermore, you can enjoy a Japanese-style version of [Our Fighting], if the audience shouts for an Encore after the performance.


Planet Halcotan’s First Emergency Quest!

Planet Halcotan has a new Emergency Quest where the [Paja-Durin] runs amok! The White Territory is engulfed in a deep miasma once the garden lanterns are lit ablaze. This miasma has the property of strengthening the Kuronians’ power! Attack the garden lanterns to extinguish the flames before the miasma grows thick. Let’s work together to protect the White Territory from the [Paja-Durin].


Marathon Practice: Wopal

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At long last, it’s finally here! This new time attack quest takes place in two fields on Planet Wopal. At the Coast, you’ll catapult to various islands to attack enemies. In the Seabed, there are switches that can be activated for more enemies to fight. Head to the deepest area to encounter Biol Meduna and Org Blan.

In addition, those who reach 1st place in [Time Attack/Enemy Attack Rankings] can acquire new rewards, like a new lobby action!


Mystic Moon AC Scratch

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Shinto priest costumes, and 2nd Generation Clariskreis’ outfit will be appearing in the scratch on September 10th.


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カグラシズメ Kagura Shizume


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オミシズメ Omi Shizume


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イノセント・ワン Innocent One


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ヴォイドレコーダー Void Recorder


Grand Cross / Licht

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If you purchase the September 11th issue of 週刊ファミ通 Weekly Famitsu, you can acquire an item code for the “Grand Cross / Licht” Dual Blades.

9/11 Weekly Famitsu (On Sale 8/28)

  • グランドクロス/リヒト Grand Cross / Licht
  • +50% Tribooster
  • 500 FUN Ticket.

This is an all-class weapon that comes with “Destruct Wing” as its native photon art.

Other stuff

  • Episode 3′s skill adjustments are now available in the Patch Notes post.
  • Added some campaigns to the Patch Notes post.
  • Watch this space for more information.


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