PSO2 JP: Maintenance (6/4/2014)

June 4th Maintenance

PSO2es Maintenance

  • 6/4/2014 @ 10:55 ~ 17:30 JST
  • 6/3/2014 @ 9:55 PM ~ 4:30 AM EDT

 

Emergency Quest Schedule

Boost Event 49

▲▲ 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 an external application, please [sync] the calendar after maintenance has ended.
  • Boost Events that occur for 24 hours will be posted in this calendar with the duration of 1 minute. This change was made to make the calendar easier to read when viewing the events as a list.

 

300,000 DLs Commemorative Campaign

300k Downloads Campaign

SEGA is holding a special PSO2es campaign to commemorate reaching 300,000 downloads. Login to PSO2es during the campaign period to receive prizes!

Campaign Period

  • June 4th @ 0:00 JST ~ June 10th @ 23:59 JST

Login Bonus Period

Login DaysEarned Bonuses
1st Day1 Rappy Medal
2nd Day10 Grinders
3rd Day1 Rappy Medal
4th Day500 FUN
5th Day1 Rappy Medal
6th Day10 Grinders
7th Day1 Rappy Medal

Items are given based on the number of days you login during the campaign period. If you login everyday, you can achieve the 7th Day login bonus.
You can pick up the rewards in the mailbox.

ARKS Museum: Character Portrait

The ARKS Museum is now accepting entries for its third Character Portrait contest.

Purpose

  • Take a picture utilizing the [Character Portrait] feature on your PlayStation Vita for the three contest divisions.

Contest Divisions

  • Costume Division: Submit a picture of a character wearing a costume like the Lillipan Suit, Rappy Suit, etc.
  • Male Division: Submit a picture of a male character.
  • Female Division: Submit a picture of a female character.

Entry Submission Period

  • Until July 16th @ 17:00 JST

Contest Announcements

  • Mid-August 2014

Prizes

  • Gold Medal of Thanks
  • 1000 FUN Ticket
  • EXCube
  • Grind Success (100%)
Screenshot Example
Example Entry

Submission Contents

  • One picture intended for the contest.
  • One picture with your Player ID

First Picture Conditions

  • Characters saved as Character Portrait Data or Partner Character NPCs.
  • Personally identifiable information such as a person’s entire face and body should be avoided in the photograph.
  • Even if you are photographing a person in a way that does not make their identity known, you must obtain consent from that person before submitting it into the contest.

Acceptable Outfits for the Costume Division

  • Rappy Suits (Any color variation, even Docomo)
  • Summer Rappy Suit
  • Latan Rappy Suit
  • St. Rappy Suit
  • Love Rappy Suit
  • Lovey Rappy Suit
  • Egg Rappy Suit
  • Frog Rappy Suit
  • Lillipan Suit
  • Black Lillipan Suit
  • Otsukimi Lillipan Suit (Moon Viewing)
  • Torajima Lillipan Suit (Striped Tiger)
  • Warrior Lillipan (Samurai)
  • Reindeer Costume

Second Picture Conditions

  • Please take a screenshot with your character and their player ID overhead.
  • The picture should be taken in a location where the Player ID is clearly visible.

Tips and Advice

  • Use the Left Stick in Character Portrait to move the character.
  • Use the Right Stick to rotate and adjust the size of the character.
  • Use the arrow keys to tilt the character.
  • In Pose Settings, you can select your character’s pose, facial expressions, and equipment.
  • In Speech Balloon settings, you can change the speech bubble, the message contents, the symbols, and justification style.

Submission Criteria

  • Works submitted should be unpublished works made by the contest entrant. Please refrain from making edits to the image like cropping and such.
  • Submitted works should be a JPEG file up to 1MB in size.
  • Pictures must be taken in the landscape orientation.

Important Links

Important Points

  • The work must be submitted only through the entry submission form.
  • One entry per division for each person; meaning one person may enter up to 3 entries, as long as ONE entry is submitted for each contest category.
    (1 x Costume) + (1x Male ) + (1x Female) per person.
  • If you submit two or more entries for one contest division, only the last submitted entry for that division will be counted for the contest.
  • One entry per person allowed. When you submit two or more entries, only the last entry is counted for the contest.
  • Any last minute edits or changes will not be accepted after the entry period is over.
  • You must get permission from the person in your photograph before submitting it into the contest.
  • Sega may edit the works in someway.
  • The copyright of the works submitted will belong to SEGA

Client Order Campaign #55

CO Campaign 55

Clear Xie and Revelle’s client orders to earn several items!

Campaign Period

  • June 4th until June 11th’s maintenance.

Qualifying Client Orders

(1) Clear Xie’s client order 「ロックベア対Mr.アンブラ」 Rockbear vs. Mr. Umblla to receive:

  • +50% EXP Booster (x2)
  • Grinder (x20)

(2) Clear Revelle’s client order 「イレイザー・レポート・V」 Eraser Report V to receive:

  • Grind Risk Reducer +1 (x2)
  • Liliparium (Small) (x1)

Prize Distribution Date

  • June 25th at the Visiphone after maintenance.

PSO2 JP: Maintenance (5/28/2014)

SEA Territories

It appears SEGA has decided to IP block players in the SEA territories.
You can circumvent this block by reading this tutorial.

 

May 28th Maintenance

PSO2es Maintenance

  • 5/28/2014 @ 10:55 ~ 17:30 JST
  • 5/27/2014 @ 9:55 PM ~ 4:30 AM EDT

PSO2es Maintenance Contents

  • Rare chip scratch update

 

Emergency Quest Schedule

Boost Event 49

▲▲ 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 an external application, please [sync] the calendar after maintenance has ended.
  • Boost Events that occur for 24 hours will be posted in this calendar with the duration of 1 minute. This change was made to make the calendar easier to read when viewing the events as a list.

 

PSO2es Linking Campaign

PSO2 chara

In order to commemorate the launch of PSO2es, Sega is holding an interlocking campaign with the Smartphone, Vita, and PC versions! When you play both [PSO2] and [PSO2es], you can earn in-game items!

Campaign Period

  • May 21st through June 18th

Campaign Qualification

Play PSO2es during the campaign period to receive these items in PSO2:

  • (Lv. 10+ Characters) +50% Tribooster (x1)
  • (Lv. 20+ Characters) +100% Tribooster (x1)

Play PSO2 during the campaign period to receive these items in PSO2es:

  • (Lv. 10+ Characters) 5 Rappy Medals
  • (Lv. 20+ Characters) 10 Rappy Medals

Characters made prior to the campaign period will also qualify for these items.

Prize Distribution Date

  • Mid or Late June at the Visiphone for PSO2, and the Mailbox for PSO2es.

You can link your account by logging in with your PSO2 character on the smartphone version. Be aware that you will not qualify for this campaign if you have not logged into PSO2 (PC/Vita) versions. If you have several characters on the PC/Vita versions, you will only receive the rewards once per SEGA ID account. If you have several linked characters on PSO2es, they will all receive the Rappy Medal rewards in their mailbox.

 

 

 

PSO2 Item Design Contest #2!

Item Design Contest 2 banner

Purpose

  • Players can now participate in a new Item Design Contest where they can create weapon camos, accessories, costumes, and now mags!

 

Entry Period

  • May 28th ~ July 16th, 2014

 

Announcements

  • The nominations and results will be posted  at separate times in the future.
  • The winning designs will have their works created as in-game items, which will be distributed through AC Scratch. The winners will receive their items separately from the public.

 

Important Points

  • The works submitted must be somewhat related to Phantasy Star Online 2
  • They are not accepting entries for hairstyles, head parts, leg parts, arm parts, and body parts for this contest.
  • Weapon Camos should be submitted only for the categories that appear in Phantasy Star Online 2. You will not qualify for the selection process if you submit outside of the targeted weapon categories.
  • Submitted works may be slightly modified when implemented as an in-game item, or posted at the official site.
  • Entrants must submit unpublished works they’ve created themselves.
  • Images must be in the JPEG file format up to 1MB in size.
  • One person may submit several works.
  • Please fill in all the required entries in the submission form.
  • Please refrain from posting your works on a blog or social networking site, etc. Your winning entry may be disqualified if they discover that it was posted to the public before or after the winning announcements.
  • The copyright of the submitted works will belong to SEGA. The user shall agree that the item they created will be sold as AC Scratch content.

 

Important Links

 

Submission Categories

Select the appropriate contest divisions on the entry submission form. Copy and paste the category names in Japanese that pertain to your submission.

 

  Weapon Camo Division

ソード
Sword
ワイヤードランス
Wired Lance
パルチザン
Partisan
ツインダガー
Twin Dagger
ダブルセイバー
Double Saber
ナックル
Knuckle
ガンスラッシュ
Gunslash
カタナ
Katana
アサルトライフル
Assault Rifle
ランチャー
Launcher
ツインマシンガン
Twin Machine Gun
バレットボウ
Bullet Bow
ロッド
Rod
タリス
Talis
ウォンド
Wand

 

Costume Division

  • 全種族男女共用 All-Race Unisex
  • 全種族男性 All-Race Male
  • 全種族女性 All-Race Female

アクセサリー部門 Accessory Division

  • アクセサリー Accessory

  Mag Division

  • マグ進化デバイス Mag Evo Device

 

Also be sure to write a comment for your item in Japanese.

Submissions Form

  • メールアドレス[必須]
    Email Address (Required)
  • ペンネーム[必須]
    Pen Name (Required)
  • 部門選択[必須]
    Contest Division (Camo/Costume/Accessory/Mag)
  • カテゴリー
    Copy and Paste the Category’s Name
  • 作品へのコメント[必須]
    Write a comment about your entry in 200 characters or less in Japanese.
  • 投稿作品のアップロード[必須] Upload your JPG file no larger than 1MB

 

PSO2 Character Contest

Character Contest

Purpose:

  • The ARKS Museum is collecting entries for the PSO2 2nd Anniversary Character Contest!
  • Submit a screenshot and your character creation data of a cute, cool, or sexy character!

 

Entry Period

  • May 28th ~ July 2nd @ 16:00 JST

 

Announcements

  • Nominations in July
  • Winners in August

 

Prizes

Nominees selected will receive:

  • Gold Medal of Thanks
  • 1000 FUN ticket
  • EXCube
  • Grind Success (100%)

Prizes will be distributed at a future maintenance.

 

 

Character Creation Conditions

  • Any costume that conceals the entire body, or any accessory that hides the entire face are disqualified from the contest. You are also forbidden from using any collaboration materials on your character.
  • Save your character creation data and send it as a file through the entry submission form.

 

The following costumes are banned from the contest.
This includes any color variations or alternate versions of said outfits.

  • Rappy Suits (Any Color or Variation)
  • Bask Repcas
  • Student S Repca
  • Phantom Q Repca
  • Homura’s Clothes (including the Ribbon versions)
  • Absolute Layer
  • Kaleido Ruby
  • Cow Man T-Shirts (M and F)
  • Seven Eleven Uniforms (M and F)
  • Survey Corps Uniform and 3DMG
  • Lillipa Suits (Any Color or Variation)
  • Hatsune Miku Repca
  • Fiona Repca
  • Panis Repca
  • Urayukihime Repca
  • Hikari Line Blue T Shirts
  • Miraseria 711
  • Reindeer Suit
  • Selvaria Repca
  • Arle Repca
  • Sakuya Mode N
  • Madoko’s Clothes
  • Akahara Reisou
  • King of Heroes Armor
  • King of Knights Armor

 

Generally anything that covers the entire face, as well as collaboration items.

  • Moai Mask
  • Rebellion Mask
  • Thoroughbred Mask
  • Red Puyo Cap
  • Tengu Mask
  • Sea Bream (Red Fish Head)
  • Okame Mask
  • Carbuncle Pouch
  • Kitsune Mask
  • All Sonic Character Masks
  • Sega Saturn Mask
  • Sega Dreamcast Mask
  • Gulf Mask
  • Zombie Mask
  • Skull Face
  • Za Oodan Mask
  • Miraseria Headgear 711
  • Gilgamesh Earring
  • Kyoutou Sensei Helmet
  • Halloween Head
  • Cow Man Scarf
  • Mikasa Scarf
  • Jack Head
  • Snowman Head
  • Any of Panis’ Wings

 

Anything that covers the entire face or collaboration items.

  • Volcano Helmet
  • Hatsune Miku Hair
  • Cow Man hair
  • Selvaria Long
  • Arle Half Up
  • Sakuya Long Pony
  • Kyoutou Sensei Helmet
  • Illya Straght
  • Hatsune Miku Hair
  • Student S Hair
  • Akira Hair
  • Phantom Q Hair
  • Saber Up-Style
  • Mikasa Short-cut
  • Fiona Fairly Long
  • Panis Semilong
  • Urayukihime Straight
  • Rin Twin Side Up

Stickers related to:

  • FLET’s
  • Attack on Titan
  • Cougar Brand / Yakusha Brand
  • Dengeki Magazine

Phantom Q Makeup

Screenshot Contest 2
May’s Fabulous Screenshot Example

Screenshot Submissions

  • Submit 1 image intended for the contest.
  • Submit 1 image with your Player ID over your character’s head.

 

First Screenshot Criteria

  • Mags and Weapons are not allowed in the screenshot.
  • Head/Arm/Leg units are not allowed. You may either un-equip them or make them go stealth.
  • Other player characters or NPCs are not allowed in the screenshot.
  • Screenshots must be in landscape orientation.
  • Windows/UI elements should not be shown in the screenshot. (You can set this screenshot option in settings.)
  • You may take a screenshot in the Lobby, My Room, or Team Room.

 

First Screenshot Conditions

Acceptable Locations

  • Lobby: Gate Area or Shopping Areas are acceptable!
  • Room: Screenshots in decorated My Rooms / Mini Rooms are acceptable! Screenshots with a Symbol Art displayed on a projector are forbidden.
  • Team Room: Screenshots in any of the Team Room locations are acceptable. Screenshots with a symbol art displayed on the Team monitors are forbidden.

Acceptable Camera Functions

  • You may use either the [Camera Selection] functions from the Quick Menu or the [Digi Ichi] camera room item to take screenshots.

Acceptable Chat Functions

  • Facial Expressions
  • Lobby Actions

First Screenshot Conditions

Unacceptable Chat Functions

  • Speech bubbles
  • Cut-ins
  • Symbols
  • Symbol Art

Second Screenshot Conditions

  • Player ID must be displayed over your character’s head.
    Go to:
    Quick Menu > Communication Menu > Overhead Display > Player ID
  • Your character must face towards the screen with their entire body in view.
  • Please take a screenshot in a place where the ID can be seen.
  • When taking a Player ID screenshot, you must set the screenshot setting in Options to display the interface.

 

Advice and Tips

  • You can use the [+] and [-] keys to change the camera zoom.
  • You can use the [/] or [*] keys to change the camera height.
  • You can use the [Camera Selection] menu from the Quick Menu to take screenshots at an angle.
  • Turning the blur off in Drawing Settings will make your character easier to see.
  • You can use chat shortcuts for expressions while disabling the cut-in chat window. For example:
    /ci2 1 nw s60

    This will allow your character to continue the facial expression for 60 seconds without any cut-in windows.

  • Please keep in mind that you can display whether or not the interface is on by changing the setting in Options.

 

Submission Criteria

  • The entry submitted must be created by the contestant themselves and must not be shown to the public.
  • The entry can be submitted as a JPEG file up to 1MB.
  • Please do not crop or make edits to the screenshot.
  • The character creation data must be saved in the same state as how the character appears in the screenshot.
  • You are allowed one entry per person. If you submit another entry, the last submission will count for the contest.
  • Please refrain from posting your work to the public on blogs or social networking sites, etc.

 

Submission Contents

  • Character Creation data saved in the same state as how the character appears in the screenshot.
  • One Screenshot for the contest.
  • One Screenshot containing the Player ID overhead.

 

Important Links

 

Submission Form

  • メールアドレス[必須]
    Email Address
  • プレイヤーID[必須]
    Player ID Number
  • キャラクター名[必須]
    Character Name
  • 投稿作品名[必須]
    Screenshot Title
  • コーディネートのこだわりコメント[必須]
    Tell us how you coordinated your character’s fashion style!
  • 投稿作品のアップロード[必須]
    (1) Submit Character Creation Data
    (2) Submit Screenshot for the Contest
    (3) Submit a Screenshot with your Player ID

PSO2 JP AC Scratch: Twinkle Splash

Twinkle Splash

Twinkle Splash
(Until 6.25.2014)

Aquaria Coat

アクエリアコート Aquaria Coat
アクエリアコート空 Aquaria Coat Sky Blue
アクエリアコート月 Aquaria Coat Yellow Moon
アクエリアコート雪 Aquaria Coat White Snow
アクエリアコート雅 Aquaria Coat Elegant Purple
アクエリアコート桜 Aquaria Coat Sakura Pink

 

Officer Coat

オフィサーコート Officer Coat
オフィサーコート紅 Officer Coat Crimson Red
オフィサーコート海 Officer Coat Blue Sea
オフィサーコート雅 Officer Coat Elegant Purple
オフィサーコート雪 Officer Coat White Snow
オフィサーコート影 Officer Coat Black Shadow

 

Canary Piece

キャナリィピース Canary Piece
(6 Colors)

 

Twinkle Robin

ティンクルロビン Twinkle Robin
(6 Colors)

 

コーブレス・ボディ Cobres Body
コーブレス・アーム Cobres Arms
コーブレス・レッグ Cobres Legs
コーブレス・ヘッド Cobres Head

 

グルマイカ・ボディ Gurmica Body
グルマイカ・アーム Gurmica Arms
グルマイカ・レッグ Gurmica Legs
グルマイカ・ヘッド Gurmica Head

 

Frog Rappy Suit

フログ・ラッピースーツ Frog Rappy Suit

 

Recolors and Color Variations

  • レイドスフィーダ Raid Sfida Crimson
  • レイドスフィーダ葉 Raid Sfida Leaf
  • サファイギリアス鋼 Sapphi Gilias Crimson
  • サファイギリアス雪 Sapphi Gilias Snow
  • ウィグナー・ボディCV Wigner Body CV
  • ウィグナー・アームCV Wigner Arms CV
  • ウィグナー・レッグCV Wigner Legs CV
  • ウィグナー・ヘッドCV Wigner Head CV
  • エヴァレット・ボディCV Everett Body CV
  • エヴァレット・アームCV Everett Arms CV
  • エヴァレット・レッグCV Everett Legs CV
  • エヴァレット・ヘッドCV Everett Head CV

Revivals

  • ロングリボンB Long Ribbon B
  • ホワイトバタフライ White Butterfly
  • ピンクバタフライ Pink Butterfly
  • *バヴ・ザ・タウラス Vav the Taurus
  • クラス追加(ハンター) Class Addition (Hunter)
  • クラス追加(レンジャー) Class Addition (Ranger)
  • 属性変化(炎属性) Attribute Change (Fire)
  • 属性変化(風属性) Attribute Change (Wind)
  • 属性変化(光属性) Attribute Change (Light)
  • 特殊能力追加(射撃) Ability Affixer (R-ATK)
  • フードデバイス/技量 Mag Food Device / DEX

Mai Nakahara Female Voice 45

  • 女性追加ボイス45
  • 女性C追加ボイス45 (Cast Ver.)

Takahiro Sakurai Male Voice 47

  • 男性追加ボイス47
  • 男性C追加ボイス47 (Cast Ver.)

Lobby Action

  • 追加ロビーアクション105 (/la headbanging) [Head Banging]

 

FUN Scratch

Revivals

  • 二重まぶた 黒 Double-fold Eyelids Black
  • 二重まぶた 青 Double-fold Eyelids Blue
  • 二重まぶた 茶 Double-fold Eyelids Brown
  • ダブルビッグリボン Double Big Ribbon
  • ピンクダブルビッグリボン Pink Double Big Ribbon
  • ゴールドクレセント Gold Crescent
  • クレセントヘッド Crescent Head
  • ニードリル Knee Drills
  • タウラスステッカーA Taurus Sticker A
  • タウラスステッカーB Taurus Sticker B
  • 追加ロビーアククラシックテーブルン09 (/la worry)
  • 追加ロビーアクション10 (/la shy)
  • ナベリウスパパガイ Naberius Papagay
  • エレガントバスタブ Elegant Bathtub
  • オリ・オリ Ori Ori
  • クラシッククッション Classic Cushion
  • クラシックキャビネットClassic Cabinet
  • クラシックナイトスタンド Classic Night Stand
  • クラシックベッド Classic Bed
  • クラシックダンロ Classic Fireplace
  • クラシックシェルフ Classic Shelf
  • クラシックテーブル Classic Table
  • クラシックソファ Classic Sofa
  • クラシックローテーブル Classic Low Table
  • クラシックチェア Classic Chair
  • クラシックマット Classic Mat
  • クラシックライト Classic Light
  • クラシック・テーマ Classic Theme

 Lobby Action

  • 追加ロビーアクション106 (/la wave2) [Wave 2]

Music Disc

  • ビオル・メデューナ戦 Biol Meduna Battle