PSO2 JP: Maintenance, Survey, and Patch (9/24/2014)

The Episode 3 Cup begins September 26th, 2014!

Sega thanks you for your cooperation in investigating the server load.

  • Sega has completed today's investigation into the server load on 9/25 @ 23:00 JST. They ask that you wait for a while for them to investigate the source and find a solution to the problem. They plan to announce some form of compensation as thanks for your cooperation. More details about this will be discussed at a later time.

September 24th Maintenance

PSO2es Maintenance

  • 9/24/2014 @ 10:55 ~ 17:30 JST
  • 9/23/2014 @ 9:55 PM ~ 4:30 AM EDT

September 24th Patch

  • Launcher: Version 03.00.00
  • Client: ver. 3.0001.3
  • Patch Size: 23 MB (PC) / 27 MB (Vita)


Arks Ship Competition

  • Begins September 26th at 12:00 JST

Arks Ship Competition Adjustments

  • The Round Boost applies to the next round.
  • Changed the boost calculation method.
  • Increased the cap on the amount of points you can contribute.
  • The final prize listing will now be split up into two groups. Ships that place in 1st will be able to buy exclusive items. Ships that place in 2nd through 5th place will be able to purchase the same items.
  • Added more stars as rewards for ships that place in 1st through 3rd place.
  • Added an animation for the Rappies entering the podium during the results for each round.
  • Changed the 'Round' starting and in-session messages.

Arkuma Prize Shop

  • Sales Period: 9/26 @ 12:00 ~ 10/22 @ 00:00 JST.

Balance Adjustments

  • Changed the enemy levels to 66 ~ 70 for Super Hard Emergency Quests.

Campaign Rewards

  • Spend AC Campaign #10
  • Premium Set Campaign #6
  • New Registration Campaign #10
  • Tokyo Game Show: Dengeki Online Present
    • 5 Casino Coin Passes
  • PSO2 Live Broadcast: Ichitaro Challenge
    • +100% Tribooster
  • PS Nova: Future Division Prize
    • +100% Tribooster
  • Matter Board Drop Content Changes
    • EP [1 – 1] (9/24)
    • EP [1 – 2] through [1 – 5] (9/25)
    • EP [1 – 6] through  [2 – 5] (9/26)

Fill in the PSO2 Players Survey #5 before October 15th at 15:00 JST to receive:

  • 5 Casino Coin Passes
  • 1 +100% Tribooster


Question 1: Enter your gender.


Question 2: Enter your age.

Question 3: Enter your Occupation

Question 4: Select all the games you have played so far.

Phantasy Star Portable (PSP)Phantasy Star Portable 2 (PSP)
Phantasy Star Portable 2 Infinity (PSP)Phantasy Star Online (GC/DC/PC/Xbox)
Phantasy Star Universe Series (PC/PS2/X360)Phantasy Star Zero (DS)


Question 5: Please select the devices you own.

PlayStation 3PlayStation 4
PlayStation PortablePlayStation Vita
WiiWii U
Nintendo DSNintendo 3DS
Xbox 360Xbox One
Cellphone (Excluding Smartphones)Smartphone (iPhone)
Smartphone (Android)Smartphone (Windows)
Desktop PCNotebook PC
Tablet PC (iPad)Tablet PC (Android)
Tablet PC (Windows)None


Question 6: Which devices have you played PSO2 on?

Question 7: Have you purchased the PSO2 Packaged version? Please select from the following.

Question 8: How long has it been since you started PSO2?

Question 9: How many hours do you play PSO2 in a week.

Question 10: Around how much Arks Cash do you purchase in a month?

Question 11:

From the following list, please select the areas you are dissatisfied or want to see improved and write a comment about how you wish Sega could improve it.

Character Creation

User Interface

Character Operation


Casino Area


Quest Contents

Enemy Behavior

Game Balance

Character, Field, Enemy Graphics



Communication Functions

My Room

My Shop

Background Music


Story Progression

Emergency Quests

Mining Base Defense Quests

Interrupt Ranking

FUN Functions


Matter Board

Client Orders

  Item Appraisal

Friend Partners

  Item Acquirement

Item / Element Grind


Skill Tree

Beauty Salon

Team Functions

Premium Set

AC Scratch

AC Shop

FUN Scratch

EXCube System

Abduction x Clone

Advance Quest

Extreme Quest

Player's Site (Official Site)



Question 12
Please select from the following where you saw information about PSO2?

PSO2 Official SitePSO2 Official Twitter
PSO2 Official BlogPSO2 Official Newsletter
PSO2 Livestream on Nico NicoARKS Cadet on Nico Nico
PS Vita Live Areait-tells PSO2 Official Community
TV Commercials4Gamer Satellite Site
Videogame Site ArticleVideo Game Site Advertisement (including Banner Ads)
External Site AdvertisementVideo Sites (Nico Nico / YouTube / etc)
BBS / BlogsFamitsu Weekly Article / Ads
Other Magazine Article or AdvertisementNet Cafes
Game StorePlayStation Store
From Friends (Includes Friend Referral SystemNone

Please enter other in the text field.


Question 13
Please select what sparked your interest into playing PSO2.

PSO2 Official SitePSO2 Official Twitter
PSO2 Official BlogPSO2 Official Newsletter
PSO2 Livestream on Nico NicoARKS Cadet on Nico Nico
PS Vita Live Areait-tells PSO2 Official Community
TV Commercials4Gamer Satellite Site
Videogame Site ArticleVideo Game Site Advertisement (including Banner Ads)
External Site AdvertisementVideo Sites (Nico Nico / YouTube / etc)
BBS / BlogsFamitsu Weekly Article / Ads
Other Magazine Article or AdvertisementNet Cafes
Game StorePlayStation Store
From friends
(Includes Friend Referral System)
Collaboration with your favorite product.

Please enter other in the text field.



Question 14
Please select where you currently acquire PSO2 information.

PSO2 Official SitePSO2 Official Twitter
PSO2 Official BlogPSO2 Official Newsletter
PSO2 Livestream on Nico NicoPS Vita Live Area
it-tells PSO2 Official Community4Gamer Satellite Site
Videogame Site ArticleVideo Sites (Nico Nico / YouTube / etc)
BBS / BlogsVideo Game Magazine Article
Net CafesFrom Friends

Please enter other in the text field.

Question 15: Who do you play with on PSO2?

Question 16: Have you invited friends or acquaintances into playing PSO2.

Question 17: Do you want to continue playing PSO2 in the future?

Question 18: Aside from voice actors who previously appeared in the Phantasy Star Series, please fill out some voice actors you'd like to see in the future.


Question 19: Which future content update would you like to see?

More MapsMore Bosses
More ClassesMore Weapon Categories
Higher Level CapsMore Story
More Costumes and AccessoriesNew Systems
New WeaponsMore Quests
PvP (Battle between Players/Teams)More Casino Games
OtherRaising content (Pets / Cultivation)

Please enter other in the text field.


Question 20: What cross multimedia project would you like PSO2 to have?

Comic (Anthology)Drama CD
Character Song CDWeb Radio

 Please enter other in the text field.


Question 21: Do you play PSO2es?


Question 22

If you answered [No] in Q21, please select the reasons why you haven't played it or linked it with PSO2.

Since I have no smartphone. I don't have a smartphone that can run PSO2es.
Since I find the linking presents not that appealing. I do not have time to play it.
Because I am playing other smartphone games Since I have difficulty with the linking procedure.
Because I do not understand the linking procedure. I don't feel there's any advantages to linking.
Because I don't know PSO2es very well. PSO2es doesn't feel appealing to me.


Question 23: Are you aware of the PSO2 Livestream?


Question 24
Which projects would you'd like to see them do on the PSO2 Livestream?

PSO2 future information update PSO2 Strategy Information.
Media Personalities and Voice Actors playing. Voice ticket presents from Media Personalities or Voice Actors
User participation, EQ surveys. Realtime Q/A Session with the Developers
Talkshow corner where developers become guests. Talkshow corner with voice actors
Trivia/Information for Beginners Nothing in particular
I don't know Other


Question 25
Have you watched the PSO2 Arks Cadet?

I watch Mondays' broadcast I watch Thursdays' broadcast
I watch Fridays' broadcast No.

Question 26: Did you go to the Phantasy Star Festa or watched it on Nico Nico?


Question 27:
If you selected [Yes] on Question 26,
tell us some of the things you thought were great about the Festa.

The Main Stage Arks Shop
Falz Arm, Vol Dragon, Life-sized Cast Arks Grand Prix
PSO2 Concept Art Display Character Banners
Cosplayer Area Ship Community Area and Sketching Corner
Food and Drink Area Attraction Corner
PS Nova Battle Demo The exclusive Item Code presents


Question 28

For those who went to the Festa, or didn't go and just watched it on Nico Nico, tell us the things you thought were great about the Live Broadcast.

Arks Grand Prix Cosplay Contest / Show
Update Information Department Knowledge Department
Phantasy Star Nova news Special Talk Show

Question 29: Do you want to go to a Phantasy Star Festa in the future?

Enter other in the text field.

Question 30: Please enter the kinds of projects/things you wish for them to perform at the Phantasy Star Festa.

Question 31: Have you played PSO2 at an official Net Cafe?


Question 32:
If you selected [No] on Question 31,
please select the reasons why from the list below.

I don't know Net Cafes very well. No official Net Cafes nearby.
The Net Cafe perks have no appeal. I feel uneasy about the security.
Because a Net Cafe usage fee is required. Other.


Question 33:
What do you find appealing about the PSO2 official Net Cafe?

The free premium services. Getting cafe points
Acquiring team points Meseta Shop
Getting Titles based on the # of hours. The Net Cafe boost days.
The PC and connection environment. The PayNetCafe item sales.
I don't know. Other

Question 34:
Did you know you can purchase items cheaper with PayNetCafe?

Question 35: Are you buying Phantasy Star Nova in November?

Question 36:
Fill in the text box about the good parts and things you enjoy about PSO2.

Question 37:
Fill in the text box about the bad parts and areas you wish to see improved in PSO2.




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.
  • 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.



Client Order Campaign #65

Complete the qualifying Xie and Klotho's client orders during the campaign period to earn multiple prizes!

Campaign Period

  • 9/24 ~ 10/8

Qualifying Client Orders

(1) Clear Xie's client order 「雷も嵐も怖くないっ!」  I Ain't Afraid of no Storms! to receive:

  • +50% EXP Booster (x2)
  • Casino Coin Pass (x2)

(2) Clear Klotho's client order 「ひとつ気軽に力試しI」 A Test of Strength I to receive:

  • +50% Rare Drop Booster (x2)
  • Synthesizers +1 (x30)

Prize Distribution Date

  • October 15th at the Visiphone after maintenance.




Spend AC, Get Items: Campaign #11

Spend AC 11

Spend 100, 2000, or 5000 AC during the campaign period to win prizes!

Campaign Period

  • 9/24 ~ 10/22

Campaign Qualifications

Spend 100 AC during the campaign period to receive:

  • Two +50% Rare Drop Boosters

Spend 2000 AC during the campaign period to receive:

  • 6 +50% EXP Boosters and 2 Grind Risk Reducers (+2)

Spend 5000 AC during the campaign period to receive:

  • 1 Yellow Rappy Suit.

AC / iAC spent in PSO2es prior to linking do not qualify for this campaign. However, any AC or iAC spent after linking will qualify for the campaign.

You can spend AC in the following ways:

  • Playing AC Scratch
    • (Playing AC Scratch through AC Scratch Ticket Bundles do not qualify)
  • Buying AC Scratch Ticket Bundles
  • Buying items in the AC Shop
  • Buying Scape Dolls when incapacitated.
  • Spending AC to reset or add a skill tree.
  • Spending AC while making a new character.
  • Transferring Ships.
  • Using AC Content in the Beauty Salon

Prize Distribution Date

  • Mid November at the Visiphone.




Upcoming Special Campaign

To celebrate surpassing 1 million users on the Playstation Vita version. Sega is carrying out a special campaign filled with boosts and prizes for an entire week. The campaign officially begins after the October 1st maintenance, so here's a preview of what's in store for this special campaign.

Boost: October 1st ~ October 8th
  • +100% EXP Boost
  • +100% Rare Drop Boost
  • +100% Rare Enemy Chances


Login Day Present
Oct 2 1 Tribooster +100%
Oct 3 1 Half Doll
Oct 4 2 Casino Coin Passes
Oct 5 4 Extreme Passes
Oct 6 2 Grind Risk Reducer (+2)
Oct 7 1 Rare Drop +250%
Oct 8 1 Tribooster +100%

You have until 23:59 JST on the appointed day to retrieve your presents. Don't forget to also make room for the Half Doll if one is currently in your inventory.

PSO2 JP AC Scratch: Luxurious Performer

Luxurious Performer

Luxurious Performer
(Until 10.22.2014)


Ameno Utahime

アメノウタヒメ Ameno Utahime
アメノウタヒメ陽 Ameno Utahime Sun Yellow
アメノウタヒメ紅 Ameno Utahime Crimson Red
アメノウタヒメ海 Ameno Utahime Sea Blue
アメノウタヒメ雪 Ameno Utahime White Snow
アメノウタヒメ影 Ameno Utahime Black Shadow


Slight Little


スライトリトル F Slight Little F
スライトリトルF紅 Slight Little F Crimson Red
スライトリトルF海 Slight Little F Sea Blue
スライトリトルF月 Slight Little F Yellow Moon
スライトリトルF葉 Slight Little F Leaf Green
スライトリトルF影 Slight Little F Black Shadow


スライトリトル M Slight Little M
スライトリトルM紅 Slight Little M Crimson Red
スライトリトルM海 Slight Little M Sea Blue
スライトリトルM月 Slight Little M Yellow Moon
スライトリトルM葉 Slight Little M Leaf Green
スライトリトルM影 Slight Little M Black Shadow


Stoa Colette

ストアコレット Stoa Colette
(6 Colors)


Gran Colette

グランコレット Gran Colette
(6 Colors)



エクレピスト・ボディ Eclepiste Body
エクレピスト・アーム Eclepiste Arms
エクレピスト・レッグ Eclepiste Legs
エクレピスト・ヘッド Eclepiste Head



レクトアギル・ボディ Rectagil Body
レクトアギル・アーム Rectagil Arms
レクトアギル・レッグ Rectagil Legs
レクトアギル・ヘッド Rectagil Head


Arkuma Suit

アークマスーツ Arkuma Suit


Recolors and Color Variations

  • ハマノイクサ雪 Hamano Ikusa White Snow
  • ハマノイクサ春 Hamano Ikusa Spring Pink
  • ハマノイクサ陽 Hamano Ikusa Sun Yellow
  • ミラセリア冬 Miraseria Winter White
  • ミラセリア影 Miraseria Black Shadow
  • ミラセリア紅 Miraseria Crimson Red
  • イロイスアルキュリア雅 Iloise Alcuria Elegant Purple
  • イロイスアルキュリア影 Iloise Alcuria Black Shadow
  • セミナリオントール雅 Seminarion Toll Elegant Purple
  • セミナリオントール影 Seminarion Toll Black Shadow
  • ピオニア・ボディCV Peonia Body CV
  • ピオニア・アームCV Peonia Arms CV
  • ピオニア・レッグCV Peonia Legs CV
  • ピオニア・ヘッドCV Peonia Head CV
  • グラニーダ・ボディCV Granida Body CV
  • グラニーダ・アームCV Granida Arms CV
  • グラニーダ・レッグCV Granida Legs CV
  • グラニーダ・ヘッドCV Granida Head CV


  • ハマノイクサ Hamano Ikusa
  • ミラセリア Miraseria
  • ミラセリア雪 Miraseria White Snow
  • ホワイトクロスアイ 大 White Cross Eye L
  • ホワイトクロスアイ 小 White Cross Eye S
  • ミラセリアインカム Miraseria Intercom
  • ミラセリアヘッドギア Miraseria Headgear
  • クラス追加(フォース) Class Addition (Force)
  • クラス追加(ブレイバー) Class Addition (Braver)
  • 属性変化(炎属性) Attribute Changer (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) Add Special Ability (R-ATK)
  • フードデバイス/技量 Food Device / DEX

Houko Kuwashima Female Voice #105

  • 女性追加ボイス105
  • 女性C追加ボイス105 (Cast Ver.)

Houko Kuwashima Male Voice #91

  • 男性追加ボイス91
  • 男性C追加ボイス91 (Cast Ver.)

Lobby Action

  • 追加ロビーアクション135 (/la dance26) Dance 26


FUN Scratch


  • 頬紅 Rosy Cheeks
  • ふとまゆ Thick Eyebrows
  • ミニまゆ Mini Eyebrows
  • 細まつげA 黒 Small Eyelashes A Black
  • 細まつげA 紺 Small Eyelashes A Blue
  • 細まつげA 茶 Small Eyelashes A Brown
  • 細まつげA 白 Small Eyelashes A White
  • フォトンウィング Photon Wing
  • クラシックベッドP Classic Bed P
  • クラシックマットP Classic Mat P
  • クラシックソファP Classic Couch P
  • クラシックローテーブルP Classic Low Table P
  • クラシックチェアP Classic Chair P
  • クラシックNスタンドP Classic Night Stand P
  • クラシックライトP Classic Light P
  • クラシックシェルフP Classic Shelf P
  • クラシックテーブルP Classic Table P
  • クラシック・テーマ/P Classic Theme / P

Lobby Action

  • 追加ロビーアクション136 (/la guitar) Air Guitar

Music Disc

  • PSO2 イベント「アークス」 PSO2 Event [ARKS]



PSO2 JP AC Scratch: Mystic Moon

Mystic Moon

Mystic Moon
(Until 10.8.2014)


Kagura Shizume

カグラシズメ Kagura Shizume
カグラシズメ雅 Kagura Shizume Elegant Purple
カグラシズメ空 Kagura Shizume Sky Blue
カグラシズメ桜 Kagura Shizume Sakura Pink
カグラシズメ鋼 Kagura Shizume Steel
カグラシズメ影 Kagura Shizume Black Shadow


Innocent One

イノセント・ワン Innocent One
イノセント・ワン夜 Innocent One Night Blue
イノセント・ワン紅 Innocent One Crimson Red
イノセント・ワン鋼 Innocent One Steel
イノセント・ワン雅 Innocent One Elegant Purple
イノセント・ワン影 Innocent One Black Shadow


Omi Shizume

オミシズメ Omi Shizume
オミシズメ紅 Omi Shizume Crimson Red
オミシズメ夜 Omi Shizume Night Blue
オミシズメ鋼 Omi Shizume Steel
オミシズメ雪 Omi Shizume White Snow
オミシズメ影 Omi Shizume Black Shadow


Void Recorder

ヴォイドレコーダー Void Recorder
ヴォイドレコーダー紅 Void Recorder Crimson Red
ヴォイドレコーダー夜 Void Recorder Night Blue
ヴォイドレコーダー雅 Void Recorder Elegant Purple
ヴォイドレコーダー鋼 Void Recorder Steel
ヴォイドレコーダー影 Void Recorder Black Shadow


Recolors and Color Variations

  • ミコトクラスタ紅 Mikoto Cluster Crimson Red
  • ミコトクラスタ玄 Mikoto Cluster Mysterious Black
  • ミコトクラスタ冬 Mikoto Cluster Winter White
  • ヴェルトラム雪 Weltraum White Snow
  • ヴェルトラム紅 Weltraum Crimson Red
  • カナギマイヒメ空 Kanagi Maihime Sky Blue
  • ヒメナギセイカイ空 Himenagi Seikai Sky Blue
  • バニースーツ茜 Bunny Suit Madder Red
  • カナギセイカイ空 Kanagi Seikai Sky Blue
  • カグヤヒラリ雅 Kaguya Hirari Elegant Purple
  • カグヤヒラリ葉 Kaguya Hirari Leaf Green
  • イリシアスタッフ玄 Irisia Staff Mysterious Black
  • ウィオラマギカ玄 Viola Magica Mysterious Black
  • カムイフウビ雅 Kamui Fubi Elegant Purple
  • カムイフウビ紅 Kamui Fubi Crimson Red
  • Rイノセンテ・ボディCV Reus Innocente Body CV
  • Rイノセンテ・アームCV Reus Innocente Arms CV
  • Rイノセンテ・レッグCV Reus Innocente Legs CV
  • Rイノセンテ・ヘッドCV Reus Innocente Head CV
  • ライザーF・ボディCV Riser Frame Body CV
  • ライザーF・アームCV Riser Frame Arms CV
  • ライザーF・レッグCV Riser Frame Legs CV
  • ライザーF・ヘッドCV Riser Frame Head CV


  • 立ちうさ耳バンド Standing Bunny Ear Band
  • 片たれうさ耳バンド Drooping Bunny Ear Band
  • ミコトクラスタ Mikoto Cluster
  • ヴェルトラム夜 Weltraum Night
  • カナギマイヒメ Kanagi Maihime
  • ヒメナギセイカイ紅 Himenagi Seikai Crimson
  • バニースーツ Bunny Suit
  • カナギセイカイ紅 Kanagi Seikai Crimson
  • ロングツインテール Long Twintails
  • ハイライトなし 大 No Highlights L
  • ハイライトなし 小 No Highlights S
  • うさ耳バンド Bunny Ear Band
  • ホワイトうさ耳バンド White Bunny Ear Band 
  • ブラックうさ耳バンド Black Bunny Ear Band 
  • ネコのひげ Cat Whiskers
  • きつね耳 Fox Ears
  • もふもふネコ耳 Fluffy Cat Ears
  • 白ネコのしっぽ White Cat's Tail
  • 黒ネコのしっぽ Black Cat's Tail
  • 追加ロビーアクション41 (/la clight3)
  • *ホワイトハーベスト White Harvest
  • *ヨッド・ザ・ヴァルゴ Yud the Virgo
  • 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(闇属性) Attribute Change (Dark)
  • 属性変化(氷属性) Attribute Change (Ice)
  • 属性変化(雷属性) Attribute Change (Lightning)
  • フードデバイス/法撃 Food Device / T-ATK

Yui Horie Female Voice #102

  • 女性追加ボイス102
  • 女性C追加ボイス102 (Cast Ver.)

Yui Horie Male Voice #82

  • 男性追加ボイス82
  • 男性C追加ボイス82 (Cast Ver.)

Lobby Action

  • 追加ロビーアクション134 (/la dance25) Dance 25


FUN Scratch


  • 白化粧 White Makeup
  • 猫ひげペイント黒 Cat Whiskers Paint Black
  • 猫ひげペイント赤 Cat Whiskers Paint Red
  • 麻呂まゆ Shaved Eyebrows
  • テングのおめん Tengu Mask
  • ひょうたん Gourd
  • ヴァルゴステッカーA Virgo Sticker A
  • ヴァルゴステッカーB Virgo Sticker B
  • ツキ・ミー Tsuki Mii
  • 炭☆坑☆節 (Maimai BGM)

Lobby Action

  • 追加ロビーアクション130 (/la console) Terminal

Music Disc

  • PSO2 キャラクタークリエイト PSO2 Character Create