PSO2 JP: Maintenance and Patch (6/22/2016)

Take on a beefed up Progeny of the Apocalypse in a new PSO2 update!

June 22nd Maintenance

PSO2es Maintenance

  • 6/22/2016 @ 10:55 ~ 17:30 JST
  • 6/21/2016 @ 9:55 PM ~ 4:30 AM EDT

June 22nd Maintenance

  • Launcher: Version 04.00.01
  • Client: ver. 4.0301.2
  • Patch Size: 137 MB (PC) / xx (PS4) / 154 MB (Vita)

Patch Notes

Sonic Lobby 2016 Rings
Sonic Lobby
June 22nd ~ July 6th
PSO2 Lobby Coa, Lilika, and Musashi
†Coa†, Lilika, and Musashi Client Orders
June 22nd ~ July 20th

New Collection Sheet

  • 輪廻の徒花コレクション Perennial Apocalypse Collection
  • Available Until October 19th

New Emergency Quest

  • 世界を堕とす輪廻の徒花 A Perennial Apocalypse
  • Perennial Apocalypse is also a pre-scheduled Emergency Quest that can only be cleared once per ship.

New Partner Cards

  • †コア† (†Coa†)
  • リリカ (Lilika)
  • ムサシ (Musashi)

New Story Board Events

  • Added new Story Board events.

Lobby Video Screens

  • Two more videos from the [Phantasy Star Festa 2016 Video Contest] will display on the screens.
  • A video for the [PSO2 The Animation: Character Song CD] will also appear on the monitors.

 

ARKS Orders Rush

Thanks to your efforts, we’ve unlocked the reward for Order #3 on the Web Panel board. A [+100% Gathering Fever Rate Boost] will be applied from June 22nd through July 20th. Let’s continue our efforts by fishing in Tokyo to help unlock the Casino Super Boost reward.’

In addition two (+50 Fishing Stamina Drink) and two (+50 Collecting Stamina Drink) have been sent to the Visiphone.

PSO2 Anime Character Client Orders

PSO2 Lobby Coa, Lilika, and Musashi

Character Catalogue

 

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 / Arizona / 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.
  • This calendar is unable to show Emergency Quests that occur at random.
  • Boost Events that occur for 24 hours will appear in this calendar with only their start times.
  • 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.

 

New Registration Campaign #31

New Registration Campaign 31

Newcomers to PSO2 can receive a pack of beginner items by registering a new Sega ID and playing the game within the campaign period!

Campaign Period

  • June 22nd ~ July 20th (Maintenance)

Rewards

  • 3000 EXP Ticket (x5)
  • Evo. Device / Red Puyo
  • Rear / Fresh Aura
  • Half Doll

PSO2 accounts created prior to the start of this campaign do not qualify for the prizes. The campaign specifically targets new registrations for PSO2, not PSO2es.

Prize Pickup Expiration

  • Until October 19th’s Maintenance.

 

Sonic’s Birthday 2016

Sonic's Birthday 2016

It’s Sonic the Hedgehog’s 25th birthday, and PSO2 is celebrating with a special keyword campaign! By guessing the correct keyword, you can earn previously released Sonic themed items.

Campaign Period

  • June 23rd @ 14:00 JST ~ 29th

We’ll be updating the table with the correct keywords as soon as possible, so please check back periodically. You have until June 29th’s maintenance to enter the keywords. Entering a keyword ahead of its start time will not count. Your prizes can be picked up immediately from the Visiphone.

Start Time Keyword Prizes
6/23 @ 14:00 JST ソニックロビー Sonic Mask
Eggman Mask
+150% Triboost
6/24 @ 0:00 JST メニュー SONIC HEROES
Live and Learn
Casino Coin Pass (x5)
6/25 @ 0:00 JST チャット Tails Mask
Knuckles Mask
Amy Mask
Lambda Grinder
6/26 @ 0:00 JST キャラクター Escape From The City
Wonder World
Sega Logo Light

 

 

24 thoughts to “PSO2 JP: Maintenance and Patch (6/22/2016)”

    1. Some Guest NPC From Somewhere(tm). Earlier iterations of the franchise I guess. Not exactly new either, I’ve seen her and some others a few times over at least the past half a year or so.

    2. She is one of four characters designed by Mamoru Nagano, the most notable of which being the easily overlooked Alis in the lobby.

    3. Heh, do you think it’s her? But Maia didn’t have black hair. Maybe it’s just “one more strange reference”. (アリス Alis… You know who was Alis/Alisa in 87, but no link with our current Fighter pal)

    4. I see… So I guess the guy and the other girl I’ve seen on an E-Trial on Wopar seabed last year were the two last (I know the girl was “a friend of Alis”, believing what was said on S-Wiki).

      Thank you 🙂

  1. The Ray Series Collection File it’s really evil, damn, Demise it’s a quest that I hardly can finish once, it’s been a while since I was able to finish it twice, people always mess up and most of the parties for Demise are really bad. Bad thing about Collection File it’s that if you fail the quest you don’t get the points, and since I can’t finish Demise due to bad parties, RIP me.
    This new Apocalypse it’s hell.

  2. I love how the term “adabana”, literally ‘abortive flower’, that is to say “flower that does not bare fruit” is present in everything referring directly to PD, yet agrajag desperately avoids ever using it or any permutation thereof for the engpatch. woosley wannabes need to pass their jobs to competant people. he’s a tech wiz, but that doesn’t make him a translator.

    lynken> what were they wearing? maybe a sakura wars character?

    1. That’s Orakio Pareo (found in the Badge Shop in black; and the hair is Orakio Semi-Long from the same), same general style as Alis wears so that’d peg her as being from the same older PS game.

    2. Now you mention it… Yes it’s an Orakio Pareo. I forgot about this one.

      Still I don’t understand the trip with PSIII in these characters… But maybe someday I’ll find out x).

    3. You’re welcome to do a better patch. And in natural English that would be something like “barren flower” anyway – ignoring the detail most flowers don’t “bear fruit” to begin with…

    4. The literal name of the new EQ is “The fruitless flower of the endless cycle of life and death which has fallen upon the world.”

      If you’ve got a good way to communicate all of that in English in 2-3 words without missing out on anything, then I’m all ears. Hell, you can’t even completely communicate the notion of samsara concisely in English.

      Agrajag did not name the EQ, by the way. This time, it was EspioKaos and myself. If I had had my way, the original EQ would have been called “The Bloomin’ Apocalypse,” because I am an idiot that can never be trusted not to make puns.

      We decided on “Perennial Apocalypse” for several reasons. Perennial communicates both the eternal/reviving aspect (“samsara”), and the flower aspect (part of “adabana”). Also, the name is similar enough to the previous “Progeny of the Apocalypse” that it is readily apparent to everyone what the EQ is.

      So is it a perfect translation of the original Japanese? No, obviously it is not. However, I do feel that it is probably among the best possible localizations for this name.

  3. Not sure if this is the right place to post, but I’m wondering why my PSO2 keeps crashing or closing by itself on me (it does one or the other, mostly crashes though). If anyone could provide an answer for me, that would be great; I’m tired of trying to play the game only to end up crashing or closing during an EQ.

    1. Most likely missing or corrupted files, run a check – either with the official launcher or Tweaker’s “Check For Updates (Old Method)” (which AFAIK does the exact same thing).

    2. Is you Tweaker up to date? I had a lot of problems like that since two weeks too but updated Tweaker corrected some problems. I still have other problems (The different checks of the Tweaker didn’t find anything strange or incorrect) so I think it’s from my PC and I’ll have to find the problem. Can’t you think of something in you computer that can cause the problem too? (We never know)

  4. I did the Client Order of Musashi on the Desert Exploration some hours ago and with surprise, the second Area of the Quest was only a fight against a Big Vardha, then like usual the third area was the fight against Gwanaha. Did it happen to someone else? That was the first time here.

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