Phantasy Star Online 2 Celebrates its 5th Anniversary!

~ June 7th, 2017 ~


5th Anniversary Quests

Phantasy Star Online 2 aims to celebrate its 5th Anniversary by releasing a new quest per week. These quests will commemorate each of the game's episodic expansions, starting with [Special Infiltration Training: Episode 1]. Expect to see various bosses and locales that debuted in the first episode.

Play freely with friends or strangers without fear of failure, as the quest will clear even if time expires. Players will be able to claim their loot from the container that appears once the quest is over.


[Special Infiltration] will also reward players with Titles for clearing the quest on any difficulty, and S-Ranking the quest on Extra Hard.


Web Panel Event and Exam

Held alongside the 5th Anniversary is the interlocking Web Panel event. During its first iteration, players can earn points by defeating bosses within certain quests. These points will be tallied at the official site to unlock a plethora of prizes.

Players will also be able to participate in the first ever ARKS Licensure Exam. Various quiz questions will be presented daily, giving wonderful rewards based on the number of correct responses.


5th Anniversary COs and Exchange Shop

Xie will return to the lobby donning a nun's habit. New client orders will have players solving her inquiries into the [Special Infiltration] quests. Completion rewards include [5th Anniversary Badges] for use at her exchange shop.


More Weaponoid Potentials

This update will release weaponoid potentials for Darl Weigle, Shooting Drive, Flowdia, and more! You'll need to acquire a [Weaponoid Booster] from PSO2es to unlock these potentials.


Other Adjustments

Mining Base Defense Adjustment

  • Increased the base's stamina on difficulties Super Hard and lower.


Frame Arms Replica (AC Scratch)

The collaboration with Kotobukiya's popular Frame Arms / Frame Arms Girl model kits blasts off with Stylet CAST parts and costumes! A number of additional optional parts will be included as accessories.


SA-16 スティレット | SA-16 Stylet
スティレットGシリーズ | Stylet G Series
*60mmガトリングガン | 60mm Gatling Gun
*ガンブレードランス | Gunblade Lance
ACSクレイドルA | ACS Cradle A
2連ミサイルランチャー | Twin Missile Launcher
311「フライングベース」 | Flying Base

3 thoughts to “Phantasy Star Online 2 Celebrates its 5th Anniversary!”

  1. These very limited quests seems interesting. Just to return to our past feelings on previous episodes it's nice.

    Oh and Xie's back again. It's been a while…

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