PSO2 NGS Global Closed Beta Download Now Available

PSO2 New Genesis

Download the Global Closed Beta!

Invitations for the Global Closed Beta version of Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis are starting to be sent out. You may now download the game via the Microsoft Store.

Open the Microsoft Store and check your Library to see if you have the option to install the closed beta.

Alternatively you can perform the following steps:

  • Open the Xbox Insider Hub App
  • Click Previews
  • Click PSO2 New Genesis Closed Beta
  • Click Show in Store

Global Closed Beta Schedule

PSO2 NA Coming to Steam on August 5th!

After a rocky start on the Microsoft Store, the North American PC release of Phantasy Star Online 2 is making its awaited Steam debut on August 5th!


Playing the game through Steam and clearing quests on various difficulties will reward you with a selection of cosmetics based on several of Valve's titles!



(1) Log into the Steam version to receive:

  • 720: Headcrab
  • EXP Earned +50% (x5)
  • Rare Drop Rate +50% (x5)
  • Meseta Earned +50% (x5)
  • Half Scape Doll (x5)
  • Back / Fresh Aura

(2) Clear a quest on Normal or higher to receive:

  • Pyro's Gas Mask (x2)
  • Alyx's Hair (x2)

(3) Clear two quests on Hard or higher to receive:

  • Evolution Device: Wheatley
  • * TF2 Minigun
  • * L4D Frying Pan
  • * Crowbar

(4) Clear three quests on Very Hard or higher to receive:

  • HEV Suit

(5) Clear four quests on Super Hard or higher to receive:

  • Alyx Replica

※Players must meet the objectives while logged into Steam to be eligible for the rewards.
※These items will be rewarded at a later, currently undisclosed date.

PSO2 North America PC Version Announced for May 27th

The North American version of PSO2 has announced the release date for the PC version. Players will finally be able to play PSO2 on Windows 10 starting May 27th, 2020. More details will be posted at the official site in the future.