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June 8th Update
- The Kvaris region is a frozen tundra covered in snow and ice. It is as beautiful as it is deadly.
- There will be new gathering items and region mags to look out for.
- Cocoons will focus on agility more than before.
- The Belugana Ruins is an area where the buildings are covered deep snow.
- The HOVAC acts somewhat like the "dromes" where they'll first come after you, but then join you alongside.
New Actions and Trials
- Two new actions: Floating Boards and Throwing.
- Floating Boards can participate in the Frost Zone Enemy Suppression and Dolls Transport Heist Trial.
- The Throwing Action will be featured in the Cold Photon Excitation Trial. Here you can throw Crystalline Ice shards to the Cold Photons appearing in mid-air to trigger a huge explosion. This will damage enemies and even bring down bosses.
- The Blizzard Zone Enemy Suppression Trial has an icy cold snow tornadoes. If you get caught by this, you'll get the frozen status effect.
Level Cap Up
- The level cap will be raised to 60.
- There will be new skills in all classes.
- Hu: Sword Arts Over Charge
- Fi: Saber Attack Extra
- Ra: Wide Range Weak Bullet
- Gu: Stylish Roll Counter Bullet
- Fo: Foie Brand
- Te: Wand Attack Extra
- Br: Katana Pa Combo Finish
- Bo: Blade Arts Parry Counter Edge
- There will also be new Special Abilities
- C/Tripible: Power +2.0%
- C/Gigas Thali: HP +15 & Range/Tech WPN PWR +2.5%
- C/Gigas Euphroy: HP+15 & Strike/Tech WPN PWR +2.5%
- C/Gigas Aglai: HP+15 & & Strike/Range WPN PWR +2.5%
- Even more ★6 weapons that weren't featured in the previous broadcasts.
- Head to Kvaris where the capital once stood.
- You'll be searching for Ilma, who lost contact with Crawford.
- While there you'll meet Meri and Kukka.
- The Kvaris camp has little robots that manage the shops.
- You'll also be able to find other characters who give you side tasks. One of them will be in a tank-top despite the cold.
Emergency Quest: Crocodylis Vera Suppression
- Crocodylis Vera utilizes the huge turret on its back to attack players with a wide range of artillery fire.
- Some cannonballs can be thrown back to Crocodylis before they explode.
- Battledia Yellow and Battledia Purple will be available in the Kvaris Region.
- Battledia Yellow in Aelio and Retem will have a new rank added.
- The EXP penalty due to player/enemy level differences will be removed in all Battledia Yellow.
- Racing consoles will be available near certain Ryuker devices.
- You must race against the clock with up to 32 players while collecting Score Symbols while passing the three checkpoints.
- ARKS who are in a Team can receive Team Tasks from each region.
- Completing these tasks earns some Alliance Badges.
- You can exchange the Alliance Badges for Battle Triggers, Accessories, and other items.
- Q-Trigger/ DF Interception
- B-Trigger Ael Yellow or Purple
- B-Trigger Kvar Yellow or Purple
- B-Trigger Ret Yellow or Purple
- Gold Prim Sword or Armor
- Dolls Themed Lapel Pins
- The Arks Chronicles allows you to replay story quests and cutscenes.
- Treasure Shops will also be added where you can purchase B-Trggers, Photon Scales, and more.
- Different items will be available in the Meseta Treasure Shop and SG Treasure Shop
- The product lineup will be updated daily.
- You can manually refresh the Treasure Shop stock list once a day or twice a day if you are Premium user. Additionally you can even spend SG to refresh it even more times.
- In the preview video, it does say Refresh Product (Free 1x/day)
More New Features
- There is now a new bearded face type called Imposing Face.
- You will be able to change color settings for individual cast parts. You can specify color sync settings for each part to create your own colorful style.
- After the implementation of this feature, color variants of cast parts will no longer be released.
- You can now hide ornament display on layering wear in the Scratch Ticket prize preview window.
- You can now listen to voice samples in Scratch Ticket prize list and Personal Shop.
- You can magnify a portion of your screen.
- You can Filter your search for players looking for party members in the same room.
- (In the future, they are discussing plans to expand the search range to rooms, blocks, and ships.)
- The Auto-Sell feature can be activated by Premium Users to automatically sell enemy drops.
- Regular users can also use the Auto-Sell feature through SG.
- Auto-Sell has filters such as which weapon or armor star rarities you want to sell.
- You can choose whether or not you want to auto-sell items with preset skills or color variants.
- In the Mission Pass you can collect all rewards for completed tiers in bulk.
- This won't apply to tiers where you must choose the prize you want.
- You can add your character's picture to your ARKS ID.
- Some Spring '22 Special Scratch items will be added to the regular Special Scratch lineup.
- You can move around during the Region Mag animation.
- You can insert gathering items to the Region Mag while its boost is already in effect.
AC Scratch: Galactic Divinity
- Sci-fi clergy combat outfits.
- Lobby Action: Makeup | Motion: Idle- Balance on One Leg
- Scratch Bonus: Motion: Dash – Snow Dust.
June 15th Update
- Rayjord Gorge is a tough exploration sector that's available from June 8th.
- This area features low temperature damage which can be mitigated with boosts from Quick Food and Region Mags, or special abilities, or other items you can get by trading in gathering materials.
- Ancient Enemies will be added June 15th.
- They are covered in frost and are extremely strong.
- Refined 4 will feature remakes of PSO2 outfits in NGS specs.
- Scratch Bonus: Bridal Carry
- Mission Pass 9
- Mag Form /Icicle Drana
Drill: Dark Falz Interception R.2
- It plays just like the original DF Emergency quest, except this time the enemy levels are 60 and you can play with up to 4 players. The quest fails when party members become incapacitated 5 times or more or 20 minutes have elapsed.
AC Scratch: Original Creations B
- The big booty outfit is coming along with other designs.
- Lobby Action: Leaf Umbrella and Motion: Dash – Umbrella
- Scratch Bonus: Motion: Glide – Umbrella.
- Twitter Follow and Retweet Campaign
- Starts after June 8th Maintenance ~
- Limited Time Login Bonus
- Starts after June 15th Maintenance ~
- Pre-Scheduled Emergency Quests
- Starts after June 22nd Maintenance ~
Renaissa Weapon Campaign
- Liu Lin is distributing ★3 Renaissa weapon and armor.
- The Renaissa series is top of the line among 3 star equipment.
- You'll be able to equip this series starting from level 1.
Limited Time Tasks
- Limited Task will be available in Chp1 and Chp2 of the story where players can get massive EXP.
- Starts after June 8th Maintenance
Kvaris Outfit Pack
- Silver Peaks Kvaris Pack Type 1 = 19.99 USD(1,980 AC)
- Silver Peaks Kvaris Pack Type 2 = 19.99 USD(1,980 AC)
- Aelio Nadar Renewal Pack = 14.99 USD (1,480 AC)
- Aelio Nager Renewal Pack = 14.99 USD (1,480 AC)
AC Purchase Campaign
- Purchase a certain amount of AC to get a Rappy Pendent, Rappy Ring, EX-EXP +50%, and more.
- Starts after June 8th Maintenance
Deals in the SG Shop
- Bundle set includes items such as EXP +50% [24hr] Booster.
Sonic's Birthday: June 16th
- Celebrate Sonic's birthday with the Sonic Lobby and Sonic Nyau on PSO2 Blocks.
- NGS Blocks will get Sonic related accessories and Music discs if you say the special phrase which will be announced on Twitter.
Japan Only Satellite Information
NGS Original Soundtrack Volume 1 and Volume 2
- These two volumes will go on sale on July 20th, 2022!
- Pre-sales will be available June 17th at the ARKS EXPO 2022.
PSO2 10th Anniversary Lawson Campaign
- Mileage Campaign
- Receive in-game gifts by purchasing qualifying products.
- Novelty Present Campaign
- Get a mini-note by purchasing qualifying products.
- Storefront Goods Sale
- Selling original merchandise and Lawson Prints.
- Purchase the qualifying Lotte sweets to receive Stamps.
- You can trade in these stamps for in-game items like the Striped Uniforms.
Novelty Present Campaign
- Bring any three sweets and a notebook to the register to receive an original NGS A5 Size Notebook.
10th Anniversary Project: Web Radio
- Lenovo presents Yui and Popona ARKS RADIO!
- It will be streaming on the Youtube channel on Wednesdays (4 Shows)
ARKS EXPO 2022
- ARKS EXPO attendees can receive an item code for in-game EXPO shirts, lobby action, and Halpha Rappy mag form.
NGS and Japanese Traditional Nebuta
- The Dark Falz Original Nebuta will be on display at the ARKS EXPO 2022.
Other Expo Contents
- Exhibition Corner for PSO2's 10 Anniversary.
- First public debut of concept materials.
- Japanese style Mother Doll.
- Various cosplay.