Phantasy Star Online 2 Vita will be having a Closed Beta Test. 50,000 users will be selected to participate and will receive special items for their time. You can sign up now with your PlayStation Vita! Please note that if selected, you will need a SEGA ID to participate. You can create a new one or use your existing SEGA ID to connect to your SEN Account.
PSO2 Vita Closed Beta Test Starts:
- Mid January 2013
- 12/4/2012 ~ 1/7/2013 @ 23:59 JST
The exact date and time the Closed Beta Test will start will be announced in the future.
- Synchronous play of both PC and Vita version
- Server operation and load
The Closed Beta Test will use its own data and will have no effect over the existing PC version. New ships will be created for this test which means even PC players will have to create a new character. Once the test is over, game data will not be transferred over to the official release.
Everyone who participates in the PlayStation Vita CBT will receive special items. In order to receive these items you must let your character reach level 10 in any class.
PSO2 Vita Participation Items:
- Aライザー/ナハト A Riser /Nacht (Gunslash)
- フォトンスフィア 1x Photon Sphere
- FUN500獲得チケット 1x FUN 500 Ticket
Closed Beta Test Sign Up Process
Before you begin, you will need a Japanese PlayStation Network Account (aka SEN ID). You can only attach ONE SEGA ID to this account when you start the game. You can sign up for the game through your PlayStation Vita,.
On the Japanese PlayStation Store on your PlayStation Vita, you can press the search icon at the top right corner of your screen. Alternatively you can press the ファンタ シー スター オンライン 2 link underneath the What's New panel. In the next area type PSO2 in the search box.
Press [X] or 探索 to confirm.
Press [X] to confirm selection as it appears in this screenshot.
You should see four buttons on this screen.
Press [今すぐ入手] to automatically sign up.
When you completed this process, you should see a pink shopping bag icon next to the PSO2 CBT image. After signups are over, winners will receive a product code in their email associated with their Japanese PlayStation Network ID.
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At this point, please be sure to register for a SEGA ID. If you already have a SEGA ID, you do not need to register again. Wi-Fi and a memory card are required to download the game. You can play through Wi-Fi or 3G connections.
PC users can also participate in the Closed Beta Test. First sign up for the Closed Beta Test on your PlayStation Vita. If you are selected, you may proceed to download the client. When you first login, input your existing SEGA ID. This will enable you to access the PC client used exclusively for this CBT.