Ultra Hard Hits Planet Naberius on June 12th!

~ June 12, 2019 ~

 

Ultra Exploration: Naberius

The Ultra Hard difficulty spreads to Naberius! Challenge four new ‘Ultralized’ bosses across the planet’s Forest, Tundra, and Ruins fields. Each of these maps has two areas and includes a new [Evade the Runaway Visbolt] Emergency Trial.

 

Ultralized versions of Naberius’ signature bosses can be fought during its Ultra Hard quests, sporting more aggressive patterns and devastating new attacks.

 

The ★15 Genon series and Neo Cabliss boots, ★14 Blood series, and [*Trunk Hunt] weapon camo can be found in the Ultra Hard fields of Naberius.

 

Alternative Selection (AC Scratch)

The Muv-Luv Alternative collaboration scratch delivers costumes and accessories of heroine Meiya Mitsurugi and CAST parts of tactical fighters Shiranui and Takemikazuchi. In addition to the collab, the scratch offers a selection of gothic themed clothing.

 

 

Astral Guardian (SG Scratch)

~ June 19, 2019 ~

A new SG Scratch finally arrives, packed with cosmetics from Episode 5’s finale! Also included are a lobby action and weapon camo of the Laconium Sword, as well as the top ranked candidates from the Mini Costume Election.

 

 

 

 

 

PSO2 Comes To The West in Spring 2020

During the Xbox Conference at E3, it has been announced that PSO2 will finally be coming to the West on the Xbox One and Windows PC in the Spring of 2020.

During the trailer it’s said that all the content will be coming along with it. The game will be Free to Play similar to the JP version. Check out the official site.

PSO2 Station #33 Recap

Warning! This post is updating in real time!
Please take note as the information below is subject to change.

Secret Phrase

  • Say the following phrase in chat to receive Bride and Bridegroom accessories.
  • 決勝会場は我輩と握手であります
  • The phrase must be said in chat after 6/8 @ 19:00 JST (or 6AM EST)
  • You have until June 26th’s maintenance to complete this task.

 

Emergency Quest & Boost Poll

  • Armada of Demise
  • Quest Lineup:
    • Sector 1: Arks Ship Rescue
    • Sector 2: Disruptor Ship Pursuit
    • Sector 3: Battle Demolition (Nemes Ange)
  • +100% Rare Drop and EXP Boost
  • +10% Live Boost If Concert Attended
  • June 8th @ 23:00 JST (Quna Concert First)

 

PSO2 Survey Reminder

  • June 5th @ 15:00 ~ June 16th @ 23:59 JST
  • Receive a [+75% EX RDR Booster] at a later date for completing the PSO2 Survey
  • (This was the one mentioned in the Maintenance Post)

July Update

  • It’s the HOT SUMMER FESTA scratch!
  • Huey and Klaris’ Kabukimono Outfit
  • Fantasy God Outfits
  • Impatient 2 and Merry-Go-Round Lobby Actions

 

July Update

  • Winners of the Mini Costume General Election
  • Various Accessories.

 

July Update

  • New Sub-Events for Episode 6 where you’ll meet a certain man…
  • The Character Creation Menu Structure & Sequence will be changed.
  • Freeze your character’s expressions with a new chat command. (/ce# stop)
  • Evleda Unit Upgrade at Zieg

 

July Update

  • 7th Anniversary Event: ARKS Eternal Link (Part 1)
    • Earn Points by collecting [7th Anniversary Badges]
    • Ship-wide Point Ranking (7/17~7/24)
    • Badge Exchange Shop Items (Partial List)
      • Harriet Mascot (Acc)
      • Hand Bell (LA)
      • Transformation Pose 1 (LA)
      • Rear / Arm / Leg Evleda Units
      • Cleasis Boosters
  • 7th Anniversary Commemorative Quest: Special Breakthrough Training: Episode 5
    • Final Area: Omega Masquerade
    • ★15 Chaval Weapons
    • The S4 Supporting ★15 Weapon Series: Novell
    • Breakthrough Training Episode 5 also has a Trigger version for 4 players.

 

Late July Update

  • Fearful Tempest (AC Scratch)
  • Devil King Layered Wear and Parts
  • T Machine Gun Pose LA

 

Late July Update

  • Fearful Tempest (AC Scratch)
  • Gothic Outfit

 

Late July Update

  • Profound Darkness EQ gains Ultra Hard difficulty.
  • Austere-NT and Novell Series will drop in UH!
  • The Solo Trigger will also gain Ultra Hard

 

Late July

  • 7th Anniversary Event Part 2
    • Transformation Pose 2 (LA)
    • Alis Mascot (Acc)
  • 7th Anniversary Quest: Corruption Course Trial: Excluder
    • ★15 Weapon: Corrupted Spear Epitemia
    • ★15 Weapon: Corrupted Launcher Tishia
    • ★12 Unit: Awake Series

 

PSO2 July Balance Adjustments

Ranger Skills

  • Power Bullet Effect Duration Extended (20s ➡️120s)
  • Sharp Shooter: Effect Activation Range Extended

Assault Rifle

  • Parallel Slider Type 0: Movement Speed Increased
  • Impact Slider: Added a Piercing ability. You can now adjust the PA’s moving distance.
  • Satellite Cannon: Extended its shooting range.

Launcher

  • Zero Distance, Crazy Smash, Flame Bullet, Cosmo Breaker
    • Added Super Armor and made them easy to handle.

Katana

  • Shunka Shunran: Improved Power. Vertically tracks if used in the air.
  • Kanran Kikyou & Kazan Nadeshiko: Increased Power.
  • Katana Combat: Added a Guard Point in all directions upon activation. Expanded attack range. For the finisher, improved the PP recovery effect and gear accumulation.

Bouncer Skill

  • Field Remain: Effect Duration Extended (10s ➡️ 30s)

Dual Blade

  • Adjusted the PA power accumulation from the Gear Gauge level.. (Gear 1&2 effect Improved)
  • Relaxed the Step Cancellation timing of 4 PAs.
  • Dispersion Shrike: Expanded the attack range, and increased the attack speed.
  • Justice Crow: Increased power, projectile speed, and range. Added a guard point in front and relaxed the timing of descent. Adjusted the PA so that its damage range is towards the front, and the distribution of power will focus on its explosive section.

Phantom General

  • Increased the power of Phantom Shift for the three weapon types.

Phantom Katana

  • Folter Zeit: Attack range expanded.
  • SHIFT-Wolkenkratzer: Range extended and increased the Gear Accumulation.
  • SHIFT-Rose Schwert: Increased Marker Accumulation

Phantom Rod

  • Schwarze Katze (Normal & Shift) + Eisen Fluegel (Normal + Shift)
    • Increased Power

Phantom Rifle

  • SHIFT-Nachtangriff: Increased power, and adjusted the step cancel timing after the shot is released.
  • Verbrechen: Increased power.
  • SHIFT-Verbrechen: Increased power and adjusted the shards so that they have a longer duration of attack.
  • Strafe: Improved effect duration and adjusted the shards so that they have a longer duration of attack.
  • SHIFT-Strafe: Increased Gear Accumulation

 

 

Mini Report

Armada of Demise – High Score (May 29th ~ June 1st)

  • 508,780 Intercept Points
  • Classes:
    • Hero
    • Te/Ph
    • Fi/Hu
    • Phantom
    • Phantom
    • Phantom
    • Fo/Te
    • Fo/Te
  • Quest Lineup:
    • Arks Ship Rescue (x4)
    • Disruptor Ship Pursuit (x2)
    • Battleship Demolition

Expert Matching (May 29th ~ June 1st)

  • 28% of (active?) players have been recorded to have unlocked Expert Matching.
  • Their goal is around 30%.

Q&A

★14 Blood Series

  • All class compatible, innate PAs will be set for each weapon type.

Are there any plans to implement UH difficulty for older quests?

  • Yes, for the Profound EQ and solo trigger.

Will there be more ★15 Takts?

  • There are plans to add more. The upcoming Novell Series will have a 15 Takt.
  • New candies will be added gradually over time.

In Armada of Demise, does destroying the turrets affect the drops?

  • Nothing extra is gained outside of the normal points received for destroying the turrets. However, more points gained by destroying the turrets, means better drops overall.

The maximum size of various accessories are obstructive.

  • We’re in the process of adjusting it.

Problems with viewing total drops of items (such as Atol Mirage and weapon camos).

  • It is part of future plans to adjust the item records display.

My subpallate does not show due to Xiera’s chatter.

  • It’ll be fixed.

Are there plans to revive limited time weapon camos and more?

  • Yes, there are plans to revive them occasionally in the treasure shop and various seasonal event shops.

Regarding auto pickup for materials and ★10 items.

  • Auto pickup for materials is being considered.

The BGM for the fleet battle is cool but who made the song?

  • Sector 3 – BGM
    • Composer: Mitsuharu Fukuyama 「福山光晴さん」
    • Lyrics: Rumblebee 「ランブルビーさん」
    • Vocalist: Amy 「エイミーさん」
    • Wicked Guitar Rift (Midway of Sector 3): Kobayashi 「小林さん」
  • Sector 1 & 2 – BGM
    • Composer: Horita 「堀田さん」

~ Arks Live done by Kaede & Kurofml

 

PSO2es Update

  • Story Quest Season 3 Chapter 5 (7/10)
  • Get a TCG Chip By Playing the Special Quest (7/10)
    • Revelle TCG
  • New Special Quests In which you can acquire various materials for the Specialized Chip system. The Quest is out now.

 

New Chips

  • Eldetross (Tanabata) (6/26)
  • Dream Master (6/26)

 

PSO2es Update

  • Revelle (TCG)
  • Churro 6/26
  • Magical Wand 7/3
  • Richter Ferris 7/10

PSO2es Update

  • Emergency Quest Ranking Event 7/18
    • ★14 Aletheia Wired Lance
  • Series Quest: Clan of Nemesis and Slave Episode 9 (6/19)

 

Character Song CD ~Song Festival~V

  • Release Date: August 23rd, 2019
  • Price: 2,800 Yen
  • Includes Hitsugi, Kohri, Xiera, and Stratos!

 

PSO2 The Animation Blu-ray Box

  • Release Date: August 21st, 2019
  • Price: 18,000 Yen
  • Includes all the Item Codes from Vol. 1 ~ 6

 

Episode 5 Material Collection

  • Release Date: July 13th, 2019
  • Price: 3,700 Yen
  • A 432 page book containing illustrations, key visuals, etc. from Episode 5.
  • Includes an Item Code with Xiao’s Layer Wear (Male & Female), [Xiao Pose] Lobby Action, and more.

 

Sgt Keroro Collaboration

  • By attending the offline event on August 17th, you’ll be able to get Sgt Frog items

 

PSO2 Episode 5 Soundtrack Announced

  • Simultaneous Release of Volume 7 and Volume 8 (3CDs Each)
  • A BOX package will also be released with the 2 Soundtracks.
  • More Details will be revealed on July 14th.
  • Pre-Sales will begin at the August 17th’s Fan Festa