PSO2 JP: Maintenance (4/1/2020)

Maintenance

PSO2 Maintenance

  • 4/1/2020 @ 11:00 ~ 17:00 JST
  • 3/31/2020 @ 10:00 PM ~ 4:00 AM EDT

PSO2es Maintenance

  • 4/1/2020 @ 10:55 ~ 17:30 JST
  • 3/31/2020 @ 9:55 PM ~ 4:30 AM EDT

 

 

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Emergency Quest Schedule

Boost Event 49

Please Note:

  • The Emergency Quest schedule will update during maintenance.
  • Please resync the calendar periodically to receive the latest updates, as the schedule may change at Sega’s discretion.
  • This calendar is unable to show Emergency Quests that occur at random.
  • You can see the Emergency Quest schedule on your phone by subscribing to the Google Calendar.

 

New Campaigns

PSO2 Day

ARKS Rappies will appear on PSO2 Day. Players who defeat them have the chance to receive an [Arks Rappy Suit Mini] and equipment with the special ability [Arks Fever].

Additionally, check the SG Shop for PSO2 Day Donuts on sale for 80SG.

PSO2 Day
April 2nd
Boost Event:
  • 2x Earned FUN
  • +1 Login Stamp Bonus
  • +100% EXP Boost
  • +100% Rare Drop Boost
  • +100% Gathering Fever Occ. Rate
Login Presents:
  • 22 Star Gem Ticket (x2)
  • Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold]

 

AC & SG Shop Bargains

The following bundles contain AC Shop items at a discounted price!

Period Date: Until April 12th @ 23:59 JST

AC Shop

Item Package Contents Price
【ボーナスキー付】プレミアム
Premium + Bonus Key
Premium Set 30 Days
Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold]
1,300 AC
半額ACスクラッチ券
Half-off AC Scratch Ticket
AC Scratch Ticket 100 AC
初心者セット3
Starter Set 3
AC Scratch Ticket
Item Pack Expansion +10
Scape Doll
Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold]
500 AC
経験値・レア倍率アップセット2
EXP & RDR Booster Set 2
+150% EXP Booster (x10)
+400% RDR Booster
Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold]
Bonus Key Tokyo [Silver]
Bonus Key Magatsu [Gold]
Bonus Key Magatsu [Silver]
3,000 AC
アイテムパック5個セット2
5 Item Pack Expansion Set 2
Item Pack Expansion +10 (x5)
Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold]
1,600 AC

※Each bundle is limited once per account.

SG Shop

Item Package Contents Price
コレクトゲージ増加(中)
Collect Gauge Up (Small)
Collect Gauge Up (Small)
150 SG
コレクトゲージ増加(大)
Collect Gauge Up (Small)
Collect Gauge Up (Big) 350 SG

 

PuSo Ni Login Campaign

During the Campaign Period, login a certain amount of days to receive rewards!

Campaign Period

  • April 2nd @ 00:00 ~ April 9th @ 23:59 JST

Login 1 Day

  • +100% EXP Boost
  • +250% RDR Boost (x3)

Login 3 Days

  • Ability Transfer Pass

Login 5 Days

  • PuSo Ni Comi Memory 3

 

PSO2 Anime Quiz II – Ep.25

During the Campaign Period, answer the questions through the In-Game Chat System to receive +100% TRI Boosts. Each week is a new question relating to that week’s PSO2 Episode.

Campaign Period

  • March 31st @ 00:00 ~ April 6th @ 23:59 JST

Question

  • What did the Council of Six use to create a Barrier for The Profound Darkness?

  • 創世器

 

Every First Of The Month is IDOLA DAY

The first day of every month will now be known as [IDOLA DAY]! On this day, IDOLA players can perform a free 10 Pull Gacha. PSO2 players on the other hand will get a prize if they say the secret phrase in chat!

Campaign Period

  • April 1st ~ April 1st @ 23:59 JST

Secret Phrase

  • 今日はイドラの日

Prize

  • EX Rare Drop Booster +100%

Reward Pickup Expiration Period

  • Until May 3rd 2020

 

Sage’s Crest Campaign

Beat the following goals to obtain Sage’s Crests. The crests can be exchanged for ★15 Weapons at Zieg!

Campaign Period

April 1st ~ April 8th

Campaign Tasks

  Goal Reward
1 Clear [Guides of Creation] Sage’s Crests (x10)
2 Clear [Raging Falz Arms] Sage’s Crests (x10)
3 Clear [Raging Falz Arms] 3 Times Sage’s Crests (x10)
4 Clear Khorshid’s Client Order:
[戦えない私の代わりに]
Sage’s Crests (x10)
5 Login 3 Days Sage’s Crests (x10)
6 Link with PSO2es and Quick Search once Sage’s Crests (x10)

※Goal 6 will be distributed at a later time.

 

On-Going Campaigns

Multi-Platform Play Campaign

During the Campaign Period, login each Month on two different Platforms to earn rewards at a later date.

Campaign Period

  • March 25th ~ August 19th

Qualifying Platforms

  • PC, PS Vita, PS4, Cloud (PC),  Cloud (Switch)

Monthly Login Periods

  • March 25th ~  April 30th
  • May 1st ~ May 31st
  • June 1st ~ June 30th
  • July 1st ~ July 31st
  • August 1st ~ August 19th

Rewards Per Login Period

  • 50 Star Gems
  • Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold]

Reward Periods

  • Early to Mid June
  • Early to Mid July
  • Early to Mid August
  • Early to Mid September
  • Early to Mid October

 

Vita Going Away Campaign

PSO2 for the Vita will shut down on August 19th. Before it shuts down, anyone who has played on the PS VITA version of PSO2 before March 24th will be able to earn back up to 1,000 Star Gems per monthly period during the Campaign.

Campaign Period

  • March 25th ~ August 19th

Campaign Details

  • Using AC or SG while logged into an account will earn you back Star Gems.
  • For each monthly period, you will only be able to earn back up to 1,000 Star Gems.
  • Half of the total amount of SG & AC used during each period will be converted back into Star Gems, with every 5 AC used converted to 1 SG.

The Account must have been logged in once before March 24th, 2020 on the PS Vita Version.

Monthly Periods

  • March 25th ~  April 30th
  • May 1st ~ May 31st
  • June 1st ~ June 30th
  • July 1st ~ July 31st
  • August 1st ~ August 19th

 

PSO2 JP: Maintenance and Patch (3/25/2020)

Maintenance

Counter the Photoner Assault in this week’s update!
Incase you missed it, check out our PSO2 Station!+ #5 Recap.

PSO2 Maintenance

  • 3/25/2020 @ 11:00 ~ 17:00 JST
  • 3/24/2020 @ 10:00 PM ~ 4:00 AM EDT

PSO2es Maintenance

  • 3/25/2020 @ 2:00 ~ 17:30 JST
  • 3/24/2020 @ 1:00 PM ~ 4:30 AM EDT

March 25th’s Update

  • Game Launcher: Version 06.00.04
  • Game Client: Ver.6.0801.0
  • Patch Size: 2.9GB (PC) / 648MB (Vita)

 

Patch Notes

Weapon Updates

New Complex Photon Arts

  • Added Fatal Knockout to Knuckles for Fighter
  • Added Calamity Bullet to Twin Machineguns for Gunner

Craft

  • Added a new recipe

Event Lobbies

Sakura Lobby

  • Implemented the Sakura Lobby and the Sakura Cafe

New Quest Type: Divide Quest

Photon Assault (Divide Quest)

  • Ultra Hard: Lv.85/85+

New Special ARKS Missions

  • Implemented Limited-Time Arks Missions (March 25th ~ May 13th)

New Enemy: Grav Execour

Partial New Item Listing

PSO2es Collab Event (March 25th ~ May 13th)

Gene and Khorshid

  • Find these gals in the Shop Area
  • Accept Client Orders to earn badges for Khorshid’s Limited-Time Shop
  • They leave on May 13th’s Maintenance!

Battle Arena Update

Weapon Availability

  • Forest Arena: Sword, Rifle, Rod, Boots
  • Volcano Arena: Daggers, Knuckles, Dual Blades, TMGs, Talis
  • Volcano (Night) Arena: Sword , Dual Blades, Rifle, Rod
  • Tokyo Arena: Sword, Rifle, Bow, Talis

Other Changes

  • Emblem Fever will no longer occur
  • Reduced the Time Required to expand the Rank Range for Matchmaking
  • Removed Arks BT2019 Qualifiers from Password Matches
  • Added new Items to the Ranked Matches’ Reward Scratches
  • Eased the Ranking Demotion upon Rank Resets

System Updates

Special Ability Transplant

  • [Special Ability Transplant] has been added to the Item Lab
  • We’ll have a guide later explaining this feature!
  • Note: Ultimate Buster does not work on ★13+ Weapons

Quest Updates

  • All Ships will now receive the same random EQ at the same time.
  • The Boss [Varuna] will no longer be affected by suction.
  • Energy Crystals in all Mining Base Quests will be automatically picked up as you approach them.

Pyroxene Removal Update

  • In accordance with removing the Pyroxene drops, shops with the stone material items will be updated.
  • You can visit the Recycle Shop 2 to exchange your material items for Photon Boosters.
  • The Photon Booster Exchange will receive items similar to what the Pyroxene Exchange had.
  • Exchange Shops with items which required Pyroxenes will be adjusted.

Skill Ring Shop

  • Added items to the [Left Ring Shop]

Casino Coin Shop

  • Updated the Limited Exchange product listing

Medal Exchange Shop

  • Added the Divide Medal Exchange
  • Updated the product listing for Prize Medal Exchange

Recycle Shop

  • Added [Limited Class Excube Exchange]

Zieg

  • I need a better name for this thing instead of just typing Zieg everytime.
  • Added Items the the Sage’s Crest Exchange and the Limited Crest Exchange
  • Added Puras and Stil Weapons to the Weapon Upgrades

My Room Shop

  • Updated the shop’s product listing.

Treasure Shop

  • Updated the product listing

Battle Coin Shop

  • Added new items to the product listing

Other Changes

  • Increased the Maximum Damage Numbers to 7-Digits.
  • Adjusted the order of menu items in the Item Lab

 

Balance Adjustments

See all the Balance Adjustments Here

 

 

We’d like to thank all of our current patrons for helping to keep the site afloat! If you like the work that we do, please consider donating 1$ or more to continue our Phantasy Star coverage!

 

 

Emergency Quest Schedule

Boost Event 49

Please Note:

  • The Emergency Quest schedule will update during maintenance.
  • Please resync the calendar periodically to receive the latest updates, as the schedule may change at Sega’s discretion.
  • This calendar is unable to show Emergency Quests that occur at random.
  • You can see the Emergency Quest schedule on your phone by subscribing to the Google Calendar.

 

New Campaigns

AC Shop Bargains

The following bundles contain AC Shop items at a discounted price!

Period Date: Until April 1st’s Maintenance

Item Package Contents Price
スクラッチ50個セット2
50 Scratches Set 2
AC Scratch Ticket (x50)
Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold] (x2)
Bonus Key Magatsu [Gold] (x2)
Bonus Key Rappy F (x2)
9,000 AC
初心者セット4
Starter Set 4
Item Pack Expansion +10
Mag Ticket
Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold]
500 AC
【おまけ付き】キャラ倉庫拡張
Character Storage Expansion + Bonus
Character Storage Expansion +50
Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold]
600 AC
獲得経験値セット1
EXP Booster Set 1
+150% EXP Booster (x10)
Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold] (x2)
2,000 AC
経験値・レア倍率アップセット4
EXP & RDR Booster Set 4
+150% EXP Booster (x3)
+400% RDR Booster (x5)
Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold] (x3)
4,900 AC

※Each bundle is limited once per account.

 

Multi-Platform Play Campaign

During the Campaign Period, login each Month on two different Platforms to earn rewards at a later date.

Campaign Period

  • March 25th ~ August 19th

Qualifying Platforms

  • PC, PS Vita, PS4, Cloud (PC),  Cloud (Switch)

Monthly Login Periods

  • March 25th ~  April 30th
  • May 1st ~ May 31st
  • June 1st ~ June 30th
  • July 1st ~ July 31st
  • August 1st ~ August 19th

Rewards Per Login Period

  • 50 Star Gems
  • Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold]

Reward Periods

  • Early to Mid June
  • Early to Mid July
  • Early to Mid August
  • Early to Mid September
  • Early to Mid October

 

Vita Going Away Campaign

PSO2 for the Vita will shut down on August 19th. Before it shuts down, anyone who has played on the PS VITA version of PSO2 before March 24th will be able to earn back up to 1,000 Star Gems per monthly period during the Campaign.

Campaign Period

  • March 25th ~ August 19th

Campaign Details

  • Using AC or SG while logged into an account will earn you back Star Gems.
  • For each monthly period, you will only be able to earn back up to 1,000 Star Gems.
  • Half of the total amount of SG & AC used during each period will be converted back into Star Gems, with every 5 AC used converted to 1 SG.

The Account must have been logged in once before March 24th, 2020 on the PS Vita Version.

Monthly Periods

  • March 25th ~  April 30th
  • May 1st ~ May 31st
  • June 1st ~ June 30th
  • July 1st ~ July 31st
  • August 1st ~ August 19th

 

PSO2 Anime Quiz II – Ep.24

During the Campaign Period, answer the questions through the In-Game Chat System to receive +100% TRI Boosts. Each week is a new question relating to that week’s PSO2 Episode.

Campaign Period

  • March 24th @ 00:00 ~ March 30th @ 23:59 JST

Question

  • Who hacked the Monitors to ask ARKS to help save Matoi?

  • クーナ

 

Sage’s Crest Campaign

Beat the following goals to obtain Sage’s Crests. The crests can be exchanged for ★15 Weapons at Zieg!

Campaign Period

March 25th ~ April 1st

Campaign Tasks

  Goal Reward
1 Clear [Guides of Creation] Sage’s Crests (x10)
2 Clear [Raging Falz Arms] Sage’s Crests (x10)
3 Clear Gene’s Client Order:
[アークスシップの料理をどうぞ]
Sage’s Crests (x10)
4 Clear Gene’s Client Order:
[ホルシードの想い出を探して]
Sage’s Crests (x10)
5 Login 3 Days Sage’s Crests (x10)
6 Link with PSO2es and Quick Search once Sage’s Crests (x10)

※Goal 6 will be distributed at a later time.

 

On-Going Campaigns

PSO2 Anime Boost Day

During the days that the PSO2 Anime airs on, there will be a boost to all quests.

Campaign Period

  • February 11th ~ March 31st

Boost Period

  • Tuesdays @ 00:00 ~ 23:59 JST

Boosts

  • +100% Rare Drop
  • +100% Experience

 




PSO2 JP: Maintenance (3/18/2020)

Maintenance

PSO2 Maintenance

  • 3/18/2020 @ 11:00 ~ 17:00 JST
  • 3/17/2020 @ 10:00 PM ~ 4:00 AM EDT

PSO2es Maintenance

  • 3/18/2020 @ 10:55 ~ 17:30 JST
  • 3/17/2020 @ 9:55 PM ~ 4:30 AM EDT

 

 

 

We’d like to thank all of our current patrons for helping to keep the site afloat! If you like the work that we do, please consider donating 1$ or more to continue our Phantasy Star coverage!

 

 

Emergency Quest Schedule

Boost Event 49

Please Note:

  • The Emergency Quest schedule will update during maintenance.
  • Please resync the calendar periodically to receive the latest updates, as the schedule may change at Sega’s discretion.
  • This calendar is unable to show Emergency Quests that occur at random.
  • You can see the Emergency Quest schedule on your phone by subscribing to the Google Calendar.

 

New Campaigns

Emergency Quest Rush

During the weekend, the following quests will receive a 100% EXP and RDR Boost.

Campaign Period

  • March 21st @ 00:00 ~ March 22nd @ 23:59 (JST)

Boosted Quests

  • Guides of Creation
  • Raging Falz Arms
  • Utterly Profound
  • A Boisterous White Day 2020

 

PSO2 Anime Quiz II – Ep.23

During the Campaign Period, answer the questions through the In-Game Chat System to receive +100% TRI Boosts. Each week is a new question relating to that week’s PSO2 Episode.

Campaign Period

  • March 17th @ 00:00 ~ March 23rd @ 23:59 JST

Question

  • Who along with Afin helped Ash after he escaped from Double?

  • イオ

 

AC Shop & SG Shop Bargains

The following bundles contain AC Shop items at a discounted price!

Period Date: Until March 25th’s Maintenance

AC Shop

Item Package Contents Price
初心者セット2
Starter Set 2
Item Pack Expansion +10
AC Scratch Ticket (x2)
15,000 EXP Ticket (x10)
500 AC
獲得経験値3個セット1
3 EXP Boost Set 1
+150% EXP Boost (x3)
15,000 EXP Ticket (x10)
500 AC
経験値・レア倍率アップセット1
EXP + RDR Booster Set 1
+150% EXP Booster (x3)
+400% RDR Booster
1 Million EXP Ticket
1,500 AC

※Each bundle is limited once per account.

SG Shop 

Item Package Contents Price
【素材倉庫5日付】レアドロップ
Rare Drop & 5 Day Material Storage
+300% RDR Boost S
Material Storage 5 Days
75 SG

※Each bundle is limited once per account.

 

Collect Gauge Up Campaign – Week 2

During the Campaign Period, clear each objective to receive a Collect Gauge Up (Small).

Campaign Period

  • March 18th ~ March 25th

Objectives

  • Clear [A Boisterous White Day 2020] 3 Times
  • Clear [A Boisterous White Day 2020] 5 Times
  • Clear and Earn a Gift from Featured Quest 3 Times
  • Clear [Area Survey: Remnants of Other Worlds] 3 Times
  • Clear [Solo Training: Bounds of Corruption] 2 Times

 

Weekly Boosts – Week 3

From March 4th to 25th each week will have different boosted quests. Clear the boosted quests a certain number of times for rewards!

Campaign Period

  • March 18th ~ March 25th

Boost to all Emergency Quests

  • +150% Rare Drop Rate
  • +150% Experience

※Trigger Quests are not included

Clear Rewards

  • Clear 3 Emergency Quests: +100% EXP Boost (x3)
  • Clear 5 Emergency Quests: +150% TRI Boost (x2)
  • Clear 7 Emergency Quests: +300% RDR Boost S

 

 

 

Sage’s Crest Campaign

Beat the following goals to obtain Sage’s Crests. The crests can be exchanged for ★15 Weapons at Zieg!

Campaign Period

March 18th ~ March 25th

Campaign Tasks

  Goal Reward
1 Clear [Guides of Creation] Sage’s Crests (x10)
2 Clear [Raging Falz Arms] Sage’s Crests (x10)
3 Clear [A Boisterous White Day 2020] 1 Time
Sage’s Crests (x10)
4 Clear [A Boisterous White Day 2020] 3 Times Sage’s Crests (x10)
5 Login 3 Days Sage’s Crests (x10)
6 Link with PSO2es and Quick Search once Sage’s Crests (x10)

※Goal 6 will be distributed at a later time.

 

On-Going Campaigns

Quest Boosts

March 11th ~ March 25th

A Boisterous White Day 2020

  • +100% Rare Drop
  • Increased [Lovey Rappy Suit Mini] and [Blue Rappy Suit Mini] drop rates (XH+)
  • Added [White Day 2020 Trigger] as a item drop (UH+)

 

1 Million EXP Ticket Get

During the campaign period, login each day to receive a 1 Million EXP Ticket, players will be able to get up to 10 Tickets.

Campaign Period

  • March 15th ~ March 24th @ 23:59 JST

 

Story Campaign

During the Campaign Period, clear the target Story Quests to receives rewards.

Campaign Period

  • March 4th ~ March 25th
Target Story Quest Rewards
Clear EP3 Chapter 1 [Magatsu’s Descent] with a S Rank on Normal +100% EX EXP Boost (x3)
Clear Ep3 Chapter 3 [The [Profound Darkness] Attacks] with a S Rank on Normal +100% EX RDR Boost (x3)
Clear Ep3 Chapter 4 [Wriggling the Ultimate Defense] with a S Rank on Normal +100% EX TRI Boost (x3)

Reward Distribution Date

  • Mid April

 

Party Up Campaign

During the Campaign Period, party up with other players to receive rewards.

Campaign Period

  • March 4th ~ March 25th
Tasks Rewards
Clear any Quest in a Party 3 Times Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold]
Clear any Quest in a Party 5 Times 88 [Support 2] (Lobby Action)
Clear any Quest in a Party 7 Times +150% TRI Boost

Reward Distribution Date

  • Mid April

 

PSO2 Anime Boost Day

During the days that the PSO2 Anime airs on, there will be a boost to all quests.

Campaign Period

  • February 11th ~ March 31st

Boost Period

  • Tuesdays @ 00:00 ~ 23:59 JST

Boosts

  • +100% Rare Drop
  • +100% Experience