PSO2: Special Maintenance (7/22/2012) and Warning!

Phantasy Star Online 2 will undergo Special Maintenance July 22nd 2012.

Maintenance Schedule

  • July 22nd, 2012 @ 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM JST
  • July 21st, 2012 @ 7:00 PM to 12:00 AM EDT
  • Other time zones

Maintenance Contents

  • To address the exploit of changing NPC positions in the lobby as well as using technics in the lobby.
  • To correct the bug where the Talis weapon メタリソリドム Metalisolidum does not drop.

メタリソリドム is missing!


A Warning to All Players! (Updated!)

This is a separate warning unrelated to the Japanese site. Malicious players can move your characters in the lobby regardless of idling or not. There is an exploit not yet discovered by Sega where someone can move your character outside of the lobby. On your screen everything appears fine, but to others, you may appear outside of the window.

Emergency Extended Maintenance until 22:00 JST (7/20/12)

It's around 6AM here, and after checking out the official page, it appears the servers were shut down again.

Maintenance Schedule:

  • 5:23 PM until 10:00 PM  (Japanese Standard Time)
  • 4:23 AM until 9:00 AM (Eastern Daylight Time)


PSO2 JP: Patch Update (7/22/2012)

An update is required in order to continue playing Phantasy Star Online 2. After you launch the game, press the “ファイルチェック” file check button to begin the patching process. (Or you can just Launch the game to start the patching process.)

Launcher Update

  • Version 01.02.07

Client Update

  • Ver.1.0004.2

You can confirm these version numbers at the lower left corner of the Launcher, and lower right corner of the Game Client.

7/22 Patch Notes

  • Corrected a bug where the Talis "Metalisolidum" doesn't drop.
  • Addressed the issue where NPCs can be moved in the lobby, as well as technics being used in the lobby.

7/20 Patch Notes:

  • They want you to reinstall the game if you installed it on a FAT32 formatted hard drive. However since the problem may occur again they suggested you install the game on a NTFS formatted hard drive.

Permissions Fixes

(Inquiry: Please comment below whether you were able to launch the game if you had a corrupted pso2 launcher exe file or had the windows administration problem.)

(Research: Those who have patch problems should read the comment thread and apply the fixes users have suggested and post results.)