PSO2 JP: Extended Maintenance and Patch (11/11/2015)

Things are heating up in this week's update with the return of the Burning Rangers themed quest and a new 7th Dragon III Code: VFD scratch.

November 11th Maintenance (Extended)

PSO2es Maintenance

  • 11/11/2015 @ 9:55 ~ 19:30 JST
  • 11/10/2015 @ 7:55 PM ~ 5:30 AM EST

November 11th Patch

  • Launcher: Version 03.00.04
  • Client: ver. 3.0902.1
  • Patch Size: 22 MB (PC) / 26 MB (Vita)

Last Chance Reminders

  • Enter the secret phrase from the latest live broadcast before maintenance to receive prizes at a later date!
  • Be sure to visit the Visiphone on each of your characters and pick up the skill tree reset passes given out with October 14th's update.
    • The offer will expire after November 18th's maintenance begins.

Profound Darkness Reminder

  • The ship-wide ranking system that appears during the victory pose for [Progeny of the Apocalypse] has no effect over the rare drop rate.
  • The placement you receive in that quest is akin to the honor-like ranking system after each wave in Mining Base Defense.

ARKS Ceremonial Lobby
November 11th, 2015 ~ December 9th, 2015

Level Up Quest

  • 境界を砕く混沌 (Chaotic Border Break)
  • N: 8 / H: 20 / VH: 40 / SH: 60
  • November 11th ~ November 25th

Limited Challenge Quest

  • アークスGP2016予選 (Arks Grand Prix 2016 Preliminaries)
  • You will not be able to obtain Items or EXP from this quest.

Quest Difficulty Added

  • Added extra hard difficulty to [Arks Ship Fire Swirl].
    • Arks Ship Fire Swirl will become a pre-scheduled emergency quest.
  • Added super hard difficulty to [Chaotic Border Break]

Quest Adjustments

[Arks Ship Fire Swirl] has received the following adjustments:

  •  [Weapons Badge Gold] will be distributed depending on the clear result ranking on [Extra Hard] difficulty.
  • Adjusted the rewards for the Emergency Trials.

Enemy Adjustments

  • Some boss enemies appearing in Chaotic Border Break will be adjusted to have their enemy levels correspond to the quest level.

Other Changes

  • Within normal blocks, a new category known as [Limited AGP Quests] will display in the bottom-most row of the Quest Type selection screen. However, since this is a Challenge Quest, you will not be able to access this quest from outside of Challenge blocks.


Best Partner General Election

It's time to vote in the Best Partner General Election! Each day, players will be given the opportunity to vote for their favorite pair of characters. After the results are in, the development team will begin working on an item themed after the winning pair!

Voting Page

Voting Period

  • November 11th @ 14:00 ~ November 25th @ 14:00 JST.

General Election Details

  • You can vote for a character pair once per day.
  • Voting resets everyday at midnight in Japan.
  • The current standings will be published midway through the voting period.
  • After the results are posted, they plan to create an item themed after the winning pair.


Vote Post
Step 1: Click the purple button to vote!
Dudu Monica
Step 2: Press 「はい」 to submit your vote!




Emergency Quest Schedule

Boost Event 49

▲▲ Eastern Daylight Time ▲▲
Please [Refresh] the calendar after maintenance has ended!

▲▲ Japanese Standard Time ▲▲
Please [Refresh] the calendar after maintenance has ended!

Eastern / Central / Mountain / Arizona / Pacific

Hawaii / São Paulo / London / Berlin / Moscow

Bangkok / Philippines / Sydney / Japan

Please Note:

  • The Emergency Quest schedule will update automatically during maintenance. Please wait until after maintenance has ended to see the current schedule.
  • 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.
  • Boost Events that occur for 24 hours will appear in this calendar with only their start times.
  • Boost Events that occur for several hours will use the "period" suffix in their titles. Please check the Google Calendar itself to view the event duration.


Buy AC Campaign #21

Buy AC Campaign 21

Purchase among the eligible amounts of AC during the campaign period to receive an all-new lineup of prizes!

Campaign Period

  • November 9th (14:00 JST) ~ December 11th (17:59 JST)

Campaign Qualifications

(1) Purchase 500+ AC during the campaign period to receive:

  • 1000 FUN Ticket
  • +50% Tribooster

(2) Purchase 2000+ AC during the campaign period to receive:

  • 15,000 EXP Ticket (x3)
  • Grind Risk Reducer +2 (x5)
  • Grinder (x50)

(3) Purchase 5000+ AC during the campaign period to receive:

  • +30% Ability Affixer Success
  • New Year Lillipa Suit

If you purchase 2000+ AC during the campaign period, you will receive (1) and (2). However, if you purchase 5000+ AC, you’ll receive all three prizes! Please be sure to login with a character on your account.

※ Purchasing [AC] or [iAC] from PSO2es will not count towards the campaign.

Prize Distribution Date

  • Late December


New Registration Campaign #23

New players can get a head start on the game by registering a PSO2 account during the campaign period.

Campaign Period

  • November 11th ~ December 9th

Campaign Qualifications

Create a new PSO2 account and create your first character to receive:

  • Evo. Device / Red Puyo
  • 3000 EXP Ticket (x5)
  • リア/フレッシュオーラ ║ Rear / Fresh Aura

PSO2 accounts created prior to the start of this campaign do not qualify for the prizes. The campaign specifically targets new registrations for PSO2, not PSO2es.

Prize Pickup Expiration

  • Until maintenance on March 9th, 2016.


Phantasy Star Online 2 Quiz

4 million ID campaign

Answer the questions correctly in the Phantasy Star Online 2 Quiz to receive some wonderful prizes!

Campaign Period

  • November 5th @ 0:00 ~ November 17th @ 23:59 JST.

Campaign Qualifications

Players who answer 2 or more questions correctly will receive:

  • +100% Tribooster (x1)

Players who answer 5 or more questions correctly will receive:

  • Ragol Memory (x1)

Players who answer 10 or more questions correctly will receive:

  • Ragol Memory (x1)

Qualification Procedure

Starting November 5th, the official PSO2 Twitter Account will tweet out a question which must be answered before 23:59 JST. There will be one question per day, excluding November 11th, 2015. Players must respond to the question using the in-game chat by answering in full-width katakana.

Let's say for example, the answer to the question was [ARKS].

Acceptable Answers
アークス Answering in Full-Width Katakana
Unacceptable Answers
あーくす Answering in Hiragana
アークス Answering in Half-Width Katakana
Arks Answering in English
ア -クス Answering with spaces, symbols, or punctuation marks breaking up the response.

Questions from the twitter account will also be announced in-game, and must be answered prior to 23:59 JST to qualify for that day.

Prize Distribution Date

  • Late December at the Visiphone

Proposed Answers

Phantasy Star Online 2 Quiz Cheat Sheet
Answer Date
ファーレン November 5th, 2015
ニャック November 6th, 2015
レイニー November 7th, 2015
クローディア November 8th, 2015
ジョーカ November 9th, 2015
ヤスミノコフ November 10th, 2015
ウィークバスター November 12th, 2015
コスモ November 13th, 2015
ミケーラ November 14th, 2015
メギバース November 15th, 2015
ギンナガム November 16th, 2015
ティフリス November 17th, 2015

※ Please bear with us as we may not be able to post the answers in a timely manner.
※ Players must say the answer to the question through the in-game chat.


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