PSO2 JP: Maintenance and Patch (8/5/2020)


PSO2's Finale hits after maintenance!

PSO2 Maintenance

  • 8/5/2020 @ 11:00 ~ 17:00 JST
  • 8/4/2020 @ 10:00 PM ~ 4:00 AM EDT

PSO2es Maintenance

  • 8/5/2020 @ 10:55 ~ 17:30 JST
  • 8/4/2020 @ 9:55 PM ~ 4:30 EDT

August 5th's Patch

  • Game Launcher: Version 06.00.06
  • Game Client: Ver.6.1001.1
  • Patch Size: 1.1GB (PC)


Patch Notes

Story Updates

Story Update

  • PSO2's Final Chapter is finally here.

Arks Missions

  • New Limited-Time Missions related to the Final Chapter has been added.

System Updates


  • The Following Quest will now drop [Weapon Badges 2020]:
    • Special Training: Episode 6
    • T: Special Training: Episode 6
    • Battleship Infiltration: Enhancer
    • T: Battleship Infiltration: Enhancer

Recycle Shop

  • Added [8th Anniversary Ticket Exchange] to Cameo (~Sept. 16th, 2020)

[Limited-Time] SG Recycle Shop

  • Removed the Exchange Tickets for [Awake A Exchange Ticket] and [A Battlewear S Exchange Ticket]
  • Added the [Roots of Darkness Exchange Ticket]. The SG Scratch will be added August 12th!

Treasure Shop

  • Updated the Treasure Shop product listing.



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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

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.18: 倉庫パンパンになってない?

Old Secret Phrases

  • Ep.17: 女の子とラッピーとカジキ
  • Ep.16: これは乙じゃなくてポニーテールなんだからね
  • Ep.15: 物欲センサーってあると思う?
  • Ep.14: あなたもお試し済み?
  • Ep.13: チャット発言先に気を付けよう
  • Ep.12: 女の子がカジキに丸のみ?
  • Ep.11: マグの中身って何かな?
  • Ep.10: レッツゴー野良緊急!
  • Ep.9: 朝までクエストガン回し
  • Ep.8: 銃座はどんどん強くなってるぞ
  • Ep.7: 初めてしてみたいです
  • 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


PSO2 x Idola Battle Brigade Campaign

During the Campaign Period, clear the Objective on Idola with your pso2-linked account to receive rewards!

Campaign Period

  • August 5th @ 12:00 ~ August 19th @ 4:00 JST


  • Play a Brigade Battle during the period.

PSO2 Rewards

  • Ability Transfer Pass
  • +150% Triboost

Reward Date

  • Mid-September


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

August 5th ~ August 12th @ 10:59 JST

Campaign Tasks

  Goal Reward
1 Clear EQ [Requiem of the Specter's Grudge] 1 Time Sage's Crests (x10)
2 Clear EQ [Incarnation of Knowledge] 1 Time Sage's Crests (x10)
3 Clear EQ [Mining Base Defense: VR] 1 Time Sage's Crests (x10)
4 Clear EQ [Guides of Creation] 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

Purchase Premium Campaign

During the Campaign Period, purchase a 90 Day Premium Set to receive luxurious rewards.

Campaign Period

  • July 21st ~ August 19th


  • 607 [Clock Pose]
  • Sage's Crest (x50)
  • +150% TRI Boost (x3)
  • Bonus Key Kazuchi Assault


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 ~ September 16th

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 31st
  • September 1st ~ September 16th

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
  • Early to Mid November


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 ~ September 16th

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 31st
  • September 1st ~ September 16th

Point Back Periods

  • Early to Mid June
  • Early to Mid July
  • Early to Mid August
  • Early to Mid September
  • Early to Mid October
  • Early to Mid November


IDOLA Phantasy Star Saga: Explore Vandor With The Upcoming Beta For IDOLA EN!

After a near 2 year wait, IDOLA is launching in English published by Boltrend Games! To start off they are holding an Open Beta Test which will contain the story from chapter 1 to 6 of EP1 and Arena Battle. You can apply for the Open Beta Test here! After the test ends all data will be wiped. About if the game will be connecting to PSO2 NA, staff have mentioned they are working on it with SEGA, so stay tuned.

Currently Available Regions:

SEA (except Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore), Australia, New Zealand, Brazil

The official site mentions that they plan to make the game available to Europe and the US. 

To make a head start you can check out the Bumped Idola Blog and our Discord for general game information!

Test Period

  • August 5th, 2020 @ 11:00 (UTC+8) ~ August 10th, 2020 @ 11:00 (UTC+8)

Experience the Climactic Final Chapter of PSO2 Episode 6!

August 5th, 2020


Episode 6 Final Chapter

Episode 6's final chapter is finally here. Will the battle between Oracle, Darkers, and Photoners finally come to end?!


Limited Time Arks Missions

Coinciding with the new chapter are Arks Missions delivering prizes such as a Special Ability Transfer Pass and 50 Gold Prize Medals.


Exotic Revelry (AC Scratch)

Hit the streets in a flashy cyberpunk ensemble, or strut your stuff in a festive Margaretha yukata. The winners of the Genderswap Costume Election, [Noble Long Coat F] for Females and [Gothic Maid Dress M] for Males, will also be available. Don't forget to check out the new lobby actions for [Jet Boots Pose] and [Sparklers].