2nd Phantasy Star Nova Demo on November 13th!

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Phantasy Star Nova’s “Opening Demo” is scheduled to be released on November 13th, 2014.

In the demo, you can create a character, explore the early parts of the story, and fight the Gigantes! In addition, you can transfer your save data over to the official version!

The contents depicted in the demo may be different than what is reflected in the official version. The Phantasy Star Nova demo requires 1.9 GBs of space, and is available at the Japanese PlayStation Store.


Combo Effects

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We talked a little bit about Combo Effects in our previous article. To recap, a Combo Effect is activated when you place certain skills together on the Skill Board. A few more examples of combo effects were detailed this week, with skills from other classes.

Combo Effect Examples

  • Fury Stance (Hunter) + GP Slayer (Buster)
    • Fury S Up: Increases the Effect of Fury Stance.
  • Chase Advance (Buster) + Power Magazine (Ranger)
    • Bullet Mastery: Increases the chance of inflicting a status effect while shooting.



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PSO2 JP: Maintenance (10/29/2014)

October 29th Maintenance

PSO2es Maintenance

  • 10/29/2014 @ 10:55 ~ 17:30 JST
  • 10/28/2014 @ 9:55 PM ~ 4:30 AM EDT

Campaign Rewards

  • Client Order Campaign #67
  • New Registration Campaign #11
  • PSO2 x BitCash Campaign
  • PSO2es Welcome Back Go! Go! Campaign
  • Compensation for a bug where weapons were not granted with a native special ability during appraisal.
    • +100% Tribooster
    • Distributed to those who were affected between Oct 8th ~ Oct 22nd.


  • Added Shining Resonance Opening Movie
  • Added Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax PR Movie


Period October 29th ~ November 5th’s Maintenance
  • +10% Grind Success Rate Boost
  • +10% Special Ability Affixing Success Rate Boost


Blue Mech Awakening
October 31st ~ November 7th

New Emergency Quest:

  • Blue Mech Awakening
  • Defeat Tranzexia for a chance to receive its 11★ chips.
  • Trade in those chips for 11 star items in the Recycle Shop.

esScratch (until 11/7)

  • Io [Anniversary] Deal bonus damage towards mechs for a long period of time.
  • Mystery Chip

Special Quest (Until 11/7)

  • United Rendezvous
  • Half Energy Costs

Recycle Shop Update

Weapon Name Recycle Shop Special Abilities
Helen Tramer エレヌトレーマー
Helen Tramer
★11 [Tranzexia]
Shoot III
Ability III
Mizer Soul
Soul Receptor
Gift Receptor
Siriner Divies シリナーディビス
Sireaner Divies
★11 [Tranzexia]
Technic III
Ability III
Mizer Soul


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.
  • 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.


 Premium Set Campaign #7

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Receive various prizes by purchasing Premium Sets during the campaign period!

Campaign Period

  • 10.29 ~ 12.3

Campaign Qualifications

(1) Purchase a 30 Day Premium Set (1,300 AC) during the campaign period to receive:

  • +100% Tribooster
  • Casino Coin Pass

(2) Purchase a 60 Day Premium Set (2,300 AC) during the campaign period to receive:

  • +100% Tribooster (x2)
  • Casino Coin Pass (x2)

(3) Purchase a 90 Day Premium Set (3,300 AC) during the campaign period to receive:

  • +100% Tribooster (x3)
  • Casino Coin Pass (x3)
  • 頭乗りニャウ (Head Riding Nyau)

If you purchase several different premium sets during the campaign period, you can qualify for each of the respective prizes. For example, by purchasing the 60 day and 90 day premium sets, you can receive one Head Riding Nyau and five +100% Triboosters and Casino Coin Passes.

※Premium Sets must be purchased to qualify. Using previously acquired sets will not count towards the campaign.

Prize Distribution Date

  • Late December


Write A Review Campaign

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Players will receive chips based on the total number of PSO2es reviews added to the Google Play or App Store during the campaign period!

Campaign Period

  • 10.30 @ 12:00 JST ~ 11.12

Campaign Qualifications

(1) After reaching 500 reviews, players will receive:

  • Sleeping Latan Rappy chip

(2) After reaching 1,000 reviews, players will receive:

  • Latan Rappy chip

(3) After reaching 3,000 reviews, players will receive:

  • Singing Latan Rappy chip



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PSO2 JP: Ceremonial Update 2014


~ November 5th Update ~



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The ARKS Lobby will be decorated with monuments shimmering in gold, celebrating the anniversary of the founding of the ARKS. During this time, ‘Ceremo Nyau’ will appear in quests, wearing the Arks Trainee Uniform. Defeat him and you may obtain a special weapon camo!


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*セレモ・ナイフ (Ceremo Knife)


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The Arks Ceremonial Bingo will ask players to complete tasks in the Casino and Planet Wopal. By doing so, you’ll receive rewards like a Half Doll, Photon Sphere, and a Nyau accessory.


Ocean of Death

A popular all star quest has been updated into a new Pre-Scheduled Emergency Quest. This quest will once again take place in the coastal field featuring Darkers, Oceanids, Naberius Natives, and Mechs.

Since Quna appears in Emergency Trials, let’s join forces to defeat the enemies!



Arks Ship Competition Round 3

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The ARKS Ship Competition: Ceremonial Cup will begin on November 9th through November 16th. Some of the round objectives will be related to the Floating Facility. This time the Rappy Groups are assembled as follows:

  • Red Rappy: Ships: 01, 05, 08
  • Blue Rappy: Ships: 03, 04, 10
  • Yellow Rappy: Ships: 02, 06, 07, 09

You can preview the final prize lineup at the Arks Ship Competition page. More information will be added in the future.


There’s a bunch of new items you can acquire at the Prize Shop. Use the stars you’ve collected to purchase the *Arkuma Bayonet, the Arkuma Intercom, and Arkuma Backpack. Please keep in mind that some prizes are available at the conclusion of the event.


Noble Maid Afternoon

This scratch features a charming maid outfit, and a costume based on the guardian goddess, Athena! Popular characters from the Phantasy Star Universe series, “Magashi” and “Lou,” will be releasing their costumes and voice tickets too!


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クラシックメイドドレス (Classic Maid Dress)


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ノーブルアーティナ (Noble Athena)


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ネオマガシ (Neo Magashi)


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ネオルウ (Neo Lou)


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アルビダ・ルックス (Alvida Looks)


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ジェンダーピラートC (Gender Pirate C)


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ドレーク・ルックス (Drake Looks)


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ラークバルバトスC (Lark Barbatos C)



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