PSO2 JP: Maintenance and Patch (5/20/2020)

Sakura Wars Scratch Extension

The Sakura Wars scratch will now end on June 10th's maintenance. In addition, you now have access to a FUN Scratch again!

 

Maintenance

Check out our Recap on the 6th PSO2 Station!+.

PSO2 Maintenance

  • 5/20/2020 @ 11:00 ~ 17:00 JST
  • 5/19/2020 @ 10:00 PM ~ 4:00 AM EDT

PSO2es Maintenance

  • 5/20/2020 @ 10:55 ~ 17:30 JST
  • 5/19/2020 @ 9:55 PM ~ 4:30 EDT

May 20th's Update

  • Game Launcher: Version 06.00.05
  • Game Client: Ver.6.0801.2
  • Patch Size: 89MB (PC)

 

 

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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

AC Shop Bargains

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

Period Date: Until May 27th's Maintenance

Item Package Contents Price
初心者応援セット2
Starter Set 2
Item Pack Expansion +10
Scape Doll
100,000 EXP Ticket (x3)
500 AC
Level Up Support Set
レベル上げ支援セット
+150% EXP Booster
Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold] (x3)
2,000 AC
Rare Drop Booster Set 2
レア倍率アップセット2
+400% RDR Booster (x5)
Ability Transfer Pass (x3)
4,300 AC
Storage Enhancement Set
収納充実セット
Character Storage Expansion +50 (x4)
30 Day Extra Storage 2
1 Million EXP Ticket (x2)
Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold] (x2)
3,500 AC

※Each bundle is limited once per account.

 

Puso Ni Comi Secret Phrases

Puso Ni Comi has a new season of animated episodes! Check the Official PSO2 Channel for new Episodes. While on PSO2, say the Phrase shown at the end of the Episode to receive a [Pusoni Memory 3].

New Secret Phrase

  • Ep.7: 初めてしてみたいです

Old Secret Phrases

  • Ep.6: スリスリぺちぺち
  • Ep.5: ドルチェと牧野の中の人公開中
  • Ep.4: 男の子だ!!!
  • Ep.3: キャストはえっちだ
  • Ep.2: キャラクリデータはとっておこう
  • Ep.1: アニメぷそ煮コミおかわり

Phrases Expiration Date

  • March 31st, 2021 @ 23:59 JST

 

Emergency Quest Rush

During the Campaign Period, certain Emergency Quests will occur more frequently along with a boost.

Campaign Period

  • May 20th ~ May 27th

Qualifying Emergency Quests

  • Raging Dark Arms
  • Utterly Profound
  • Guides of Creation
  • Mining Base Defense: VR
  • Armada of Demise

Boosts

  • +300% Experience

 

Collection File Support Campaign

During the Campaign Period, clear tasks to obtain [Collection Gauge Up (Small)] items.

Campaign Period

  • May 20th ~ May 27th

Tasks

  • Clear [Armada of Demise] 1 Time
  • Clear [Armada of Demise] 2 Times
  • Clear [Raging Falz Arms] 3 Times
  • Clear [Raging Falz Arms] 6 Times
  • Clear [Utterly Profound] 1 Time
  • Clear [Utterly Profound] 2 Times
  • Clear [Guides of Creation] 1 Time
  • Clear [Guides of Creation] 2 Times
  • Clear [Mining Base Defense: VR] 2 Times
  • Clear [Mining Base Defense: VR] 4 Times

Items will be sent to the Visiphone.

 

PSO2 Day (Premium)

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

 

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

May 20th ~ May 27th

Campaign Tasks

  Goal Reward
1 Clear [Mining Base: VR] 1 Time Sage's Crests (x10)
2 Clear [Raging Dark Arms] 1 Time Sage's Crests (x10)
3 Clear [Guides of Creation] 1 Time Sage's Crests (x10)
4 Clear Sector 3 of [Armada of Demise] 1 Time 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

EP6 Deluxe Package Campaign

During the Campaign Period, say デラックスパッケージをゲットしよう using the in-game chat to receive a luxurious reward.

Campaign Period

  • May 15th @ 15:00 ~ June 6th @ 23:59 JST

Reward

  • +100% EX RDR Booster

 

Quest-Linked Boosts

During the Campaign Period, earning Divide Points will boost the Rare Drop Rate towards certain Emergency Quests.

Campaign Period

  • May 13th ~ May 27th

Point Quest

  • Divide Quest

Boosted Quests

  • Raging Dark Arms
  • Utterly Profound
  • Guides of Creation
  • Mining Base Defense: VR
  • Armada of Demise

Boosts

  • +100% ~ 180% Rare Drop (Lv.1 ~ 10)
  • May gain even more Rare Drop by exceeding Lv.10

 

Divide Quest Boost

During the Campaign Period, Divide Quests will be boosted! Clear the quest a certain amount of times for rewards.

Campaign Period

  • May 13th ~ May 27th

Boost

  • +200% Rare Drop

Clear Rewards

Clears Rewards
1 Sage's Crest (x100)
2 Emer Stone (x100)
3 Pure Photon (x100)
4 Ultimate Booster (x10)
5 Sage's Crest (x100)
6 Emer Stone (x100)
8 Pure Photon (x100)
10 Ultimate Booster (x10)
15 Grainne Stone
20 Grainne Stone

 

Premium Set Special Price

During the Campaign Period, buy a [30 Day Premium Set] for 1,000 AC!

Campaign Period

  • April 29th ~ May 27th

 

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 ~ TBD

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 ~ TBD

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 Station! Plus #6 Recap

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

Secret Phrase

  • Say the secret phrase below using the in-game chat to receive several prizes
  • おうち時間はPSO2で
  • You have until May 27th's Maintenance to complete this task.
  • Prizes include a [Rappy Bib] and one [PusoNi Comic Memory 3]

 

Emergency Quest Boost Poll

  • Wild Easter 2020
  • May 19th @ 23:00 JST (Quna Concert First)
  • +300% Rare Drop Rate and EXP
  • +25% Live Boost (RDR & EXP) by attending concert.

 

Spend AC, Get Items Campaign

  • Uh oh! The Sonic Suit is no longer an NA exclusive.
  • The Campaign runs from June 10th ~ June 24th.
  • Spend 2000+ AC for Sonic Hair 1 and 2
  • Spend 5000+ AC for Sonic Suit M and F
  • Spend 10,000+ AC for EX Tri Boost +150% and Sonic / Tails Lobby Action

 

Early June Update

  • Sonic Lobby and Sonic Nyau (~6/24)

 

Early June Update

  • Winners Design 7 Side A (AC Scratch)
  • Item Design Contest #7 Winner Outfits

 

Early June Update

  • Item Design Contest Accessories, Hairstyles, Camos.

 

Early June Update

  • Item Design Contest Winners
  • Knuckles Lobby Action
  • Terminal Operation 3 Lobby Action

 

Early June Update

  • New Bullet Bow PA: Cerulean Ballista
    • Stock Consumed: 1
    • A powerful attack for both single and area targets.
  • New Pet: Glass
    • Its style has double meaning of its grassy looks and the glasses it wears.
    • Advanced Pet for Redran
    • The fast charging Glass Burst is useful against bosses.

 

Early June Update

  • Successor Class Adjustments

Hero Twin Machine Gun Adjustments

  • Brand New Star
    • Relaxed Distance Decay, and Improved Power
  • Final Storm
    • Buffed Power, Adjusted Power Distribution
  • Second of Edge
    • Buffed Power
  • Moment of Trick
    • Relaxed Distance Decay.
    • Added Movement and Evasion when activated.
    • Buffed Power
  • TMG Hero Time Finish
    • Expanded Attack Area
  • TMG Step Attack
    • Buffed Power
  • TMG Hero Counter
    • Buffed Power
  • TMG Attack PP Save
    • Consumption 80% → 60%

 

Phantom Katana Adjustments

  • Step Attack
  • Schmetterling (Normal)
  • Rose Schwert (Normal)

Quick Cut Activation Timing Relaxed

 

Etoile Dual Blade Adjustments

  • Gear Accumulation Amount: 1.2x
  • Normal Attack
    • PP Recovery Amount: 1.5x
    • Added Mobility
  • Radiant Sting
    • Reduced PP Consumption
    • Improved mobility when not locked on
  • Particle Flow
    • Reduced PP Consumption and Reduced Power
    • Power Distribution Adjusted
    • Hitstop relaxed
  • Light Wave
    • Improved Mobility
    • Extended Distance
    • Expanded Attack Range
    • (Edge Receives No Changes)
  • Parry
    • Extended Invincibility upon activation

 

Early June Update

  • Increased Zoom on Preview Windows
  • Added a setting to the Launcher if you want the gamepad to work when the window is not active.
  • Changed Story Quest Difficulty selection to say Casual / Hardcore
  • Team Point Week Cap is now 50,000
  • EP6 Lisa's Partner Card
  • Added ★13 upgrades to Austere Units
  • Added potentials to Austere-NT and Atlas Ex series.
  • Added Special Ability Factors to ★13 Units

 

Early June Update

  • Added Tokyo [Rainbow] Bonus Quest
  • The EXP and Rewards are even more wonderful!
  • You can acquire the Ability Transplant Pass and Sage Crests

 

Early June Update

  • Omega Falz Luther gets Ultra Hard
  • Both Triggers will also receive Ultra Hard
  • The Atlas Unit series will drop

 

Early June Update

  • Puso Ni Comic Collaboration
  • Dolce, Zekt, and Nekonomiya will appear in the lobby.
  • Clear the Client Orders and receive Partner Cards
  • Other characters from the comic are at Franca's Cafe
  • You can also get their partner cards
  • Various Characters will appear in E-Trials

Series of Campaigns From June 10th

  • Login Campaign: Boost Items, 1mil EXP tickets, and Ability Transplant Pass
  • Item Campaign: Bonus Key Tokyo [Rainbow]
  • Emergency Quest Rush: +100% EXP and Rare Drop to certain EQs.
  • Level Up Boost Event: +150% EXP and Rare Drop for Level Up Quests
  • Twitter Screenshot Contest for Real-Life presents.

 

Early June Update

  • The Photoners' evil clutches have reached Omega
  • There's no time for celebrations with reacquainting with Margareta
  • Added Chapter 5 Main Missions and Limited Missions.

 

 

Late June Update

  • Winners Design 7 Side B (AC Scratch)
  • Outfits designed by players.

 

Late June Update

  • Accessories, Hairstyles, Camos, and lobby actions designed by players.
  • Teacup Lobby Action. Gunslash Pose Lobby Action

 

Late June Update

  • In the Driving Rain comes to Corrupted Naberius.
  • Ultralized Enemies and Luminmechs will appear.
  • Acquire SSA capsules of [Anthesis Cultivation] and [Raising Pursuit]
  • Equipment with [Soul Catalyst] will also drop.

 

Late June Update

  • Driving Rain 2020 Limited Arks Missions
  • Mission Reward: Evo Device / Kaerun
  • Quest Drop: Quelle Vesper (Bow)
  • Special Collection:
    • Glass Egg
    • Quelle Vesper

 

Puso Ni Comic Events

  • Midsummer! SG Support Item Selection Scratch (July 1st ~ July 29th)
    • Add Ability (Divine Transfer), Add Ability (Mark Transfer), etc.
    • Scratch Bonus: Ability Success Rate +60%, Ability Transplant Pass
  • Grind Campaign (July 1st ~ July 15th)
    • Grind Boost and Zero Grind Cost Campaign
    • +5% Item Grind Success and +5% Special Ability Success
    • NT EXP +15%
    • NT Great Success +25%

 

PSO2 8th Anniversary Event: ARKS CONNECT MEMORIES

  • Real Life Merchandise Contest
  • Art Contest with EP6 as the theme
  • Interlocking Web Panel Event. (Acquire 8th Anniversary Badges)
  • Character Contest with [Summer] and [Romantic | Classic] style outfits.
  • 8th Anniversary Raffle
  • Individual Point and Ship Point Ranking Events

 

May 27th ~ June 10th Campaigns

  • Free Field Super Boost
    • +300% EXP, +250% RDR, +100% Fever Rate for ALL free fields
  • Get Sage Crest Campaign
    • Clear objectives to get Sage Crests
    • If you clear ALL the objectives, you get a total of 1000 Sage Crests
  • Create a ★15 Weapon Campaign
    • Acquire materials to create a 15 weapon such as [Rare-grain Erebos Stone] etc.
  • Clear Highly Difficult Quests Campaign
    • Get an Ability Transplant Pass if you S-Rank Clear certain quests.
  • Arks League
    • Get presents such as Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold] and Star Gems based on the ranking.

We'll talk about these campaigns in detail during May 27th's maintenance.

 

IDOLA Phantasy Star Saga Episode 2

  • Release Date May 21st, 2020!

 

IDOLA Phantasy Star Saga

  • New Protagonist introduced for Episode 2
  • Players will be able to choose the name, element, and appearance.

 

IDOLA Phantasy Star Saga

  • Both new and old players can start with Episode 2!
  • Completing EP2's first chapter will enable you to play Episode 1.

 

IDOLA

  • Introducing the new heroine for Episode 2!
  • Giselle mainly focuses on kicking maneuvers under her [Striker] class.

 

IDOLA

  • Stella once again enters the battlefield
  • Stella utilizes the updated [Arch Aries] IDOLA.

 

IDOLA

  • Rockingham, the prince of Canceed, and commander of the nation's army.
  • Holder of the Zodiart [Cancer]

 

IDOLA

  • Lindsey, the lieutenant commander of the Canceed army.
  • Has fervent hatred towards Giselle and seeks to end her life.
  • Holder of the [Capricorn] Zodiart

 

IDOLA

  • Farley, the first lieutenant of the Canceed army who serves as Lindsey's adjutant.
  • Wields a launcher under the new [Soldier] class.

 

IDOLA

  • Serves as a bodyguard at the aide of Rockingham.

 

IDOLA

  • All character's will be set with a [Type] which raises certain stats.
  • Type List: Attack / Defense / Speed / Weak Damage / S.E. Resistance / Critical
  • For example: Giselle is a Defense Type. When she switches to Law, she'll be a [Critical] type with increased Critical Rate. If she switches to Chaos, she'll be a [Weak Damage Up] type which boosts the weak power.

 

IDOLA

  • Battle sprites are now in 3D, utilizing smoother animations!

 

IDOLA

  • Descent (of a god) [Descent Quests]
  • Features Dark Falz subspecies: Theater Delusion and Theater Remnant

 

More Details Here

 

New Puso Ni Comic Chips

  • Makino (6/10)
  • Dolce (6/10)
  • Nekonomiya (6/24)
  • Zekt (6/24)

 

New Weaponoid Chips/TCG Chip

  • Ignis [Bridal] (7/1)
  • Alceras (6/10)
  • One Who Knows The Past, Maria [TCG] (6/10)
  • Hitogata (6/10)

 

New Side Stories

  • Rose Server: "A 'Unique' Duty" (6/10)
  • Ignis [Bridal]: "To The Battlefield Of A Lifetime!?"

 

PSO2es Event Information (6/10 – 6/24)

  • New young Akhtar and Khorshid chips
  • Nathleen and Falzahd chips
  • Obtain new 14* weapons exclusive to PSO2es in the Nightmare Tower
  • "Aculd Gulz" (Wired Lance) and "Aculd Lugia" (Launcher)

 

PSO2es Campaign Information (5/13 – 6/10)

  • 6 New Campaigns to celebrate PSO2es' 6th anniversary
  • Arkuma Chip login bonus (5/13 – 6/10) Earn a 13* Arkuma Chip for logging in for 15 days!
  • Side Story, Season 3 Story play campaign. All side and season 3 story quests will only cost 1 action point to access.
  • Tower Quest Clear Campaign (Late May)
  • es Order Campaign (Late May)
  • Emergency Quest Campaign (Early June)
  • x2 EXP Boost Campaign (Early June)

PSO2 Episode 6 Deluxe Package

  • Each store will deliver bonus merchandise along with the Deluxe Package.

 

PSO2 Episode Oracle Delays

  • Vol 7 Release Date is Now: August 19th
  • Vol 8 Release Date is Now: September 16th
  • Vol 9 Release Date is Now: October 21st

 

PSO2 Episode Oracle Blu-ray DVD Vol 7

  • Release Date: August 19th
  • First Limited Edition: 7,500 Yen (BR) / 6,500 Yen (DVD)
  • Normal Edition: 5,500 Yen (BR) / 4,500 Yen (DVD)
  • Episodes 16m 17, 18
  • Also contains Item Codes

 

PSO2 Episode Oracle Blu-ray DVD Vol 7

  • Item Codes Include
    • Innocent Zero [Ba[
    • Innocent Zero Collar
    • 2nd Gen KK Extensions
    • Innocent Loop Tail GV
    • Void Recorder [Ou] and [Ba]
    • Luther Tattoo
    • EP Oracle 4 [Lobby Action]
    • EP Oracle Mat F and G
    • EP Oracle 7 Poster
    • Episode 0 Memory x7

 

A.I.S Vega Plastic Model

  • A.I.S Vega Plastic Model Announced
  • Sales and Release Date To Be Announced
  • Size: 1/72 Scale
  • Seller: Kotobukiya