PSO2 JP: Extended Maintenance and Patch (11/24/2016)

This week’s 15-hour long maintenance and update will occur a day later than usual.

November 24th Maintenance

PSO2es Maintenance

  • 11/24/2016 @ 1:55 ~ 17:30 JST
  • 11/23/2016 @ 11:55 AM ~ 3:00 AM EST

November 24th Patch

  • Launcher: Version 04.00.02
  • Client: ver. 4.0601.0
  • Patch Size: 2.8 GB (PC) / xx (PS4) / 10GB (Vita)

Attention All Vita Players

The November 24th patch is expected to take up 10GBs of space due to the reconstruction of data from Ver. 1.01 through Ver 4.24. Players who’ve applied patches from previous updates may find themselves with insufficient space with the upcoming update. To workaround this issue, it is suggested to completely delete the entire PSO2 application, and reinstall the game from the PlayStation Store.

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Gathering Spot

  • Added Gathering Spots to Sub. Tunnels and Shironia

Field Update

  • The Shimamura Store will appear in the Tokyo Field
  • Available until January 11th, 2017

Limited-Time Client Orders

  • Annette (Until January 11th, 2017)

Solo Extreme Quest

  • 独極訓練:世壊の境界
  • Accessible to Lv.75+ players.
  • Can be cleared up to 5 times per week per ship.
  • After clearing it the 5th time, you will not be able to access the quest again on the same ship, even if you use a different character. The clear counter will reset on Wednesdays at 13:00 JST.

Client Orders

  • Added new client orders and daily orders.

Interrupt Event

  • Added new Interrupt Event

Partner Card

  • Annette

Story Board

  • Added new Story Board event.

Potential Ability

  • Added new Potential Ability

Special Ability Factor

  • Added a new feature called Special Ability Factors. When you grind a weapon to +35, that weapon’s hidden “Special Ability Factor” becomes unlocked. Selecting the Special Ability Factor during the Affixing process will allow you affix a powerful special ability. Takts unfortunately do not have Special Ability Factors.

Ride Roid

  • Added the new [Auto-Type] control option for Ride Roids.
  • PP will no longer be consumed when JA Boosting with Ride Roids.

Annette Exchange Shop

  • Annette will host her own Exchange Shop until January 11th @ 11:00 JST.

Skill Ring Shop

  • Added items to the Skill Ring Shop.
  • Separated the items displayed into the L Ring Shop and R Ring Shop.

Culinary Shop

  • Added new Cuisines to the Culinary Shop

Appraisal Shop

  • You can now appraise several items at the same time.
  • ★13 Special Weapons will now display with a rainbow icon.
  • Advanced Appraisals will deliver better abilities than normal by paying more meseta.

FUN Shop

  • Added FUN Shop items.

My Room Shop

  • Updated the My Room Shop lineup.

Net Cafe Counter

  • Added a feature which display the Total Connection Time in a Net Cafe.

Chat Command

  • New Chat Command [/ceall] will let your character’s eyes look at other characters nearby.
  • /ceall lasts for 10 seconds, but you can turn it on and off with [/ceall on] and [/ceall off]

Action Palette Control Setting

  • Added a “Weapon Action” keybinding to 3-Button Types.

Other Adjustments

  • Added Lobby Actions for Victory Pose animations
  • Added an “All Weapon” Category for My Shop Search.
  • You will now be prompted to enter a name upon registering a My Fashion preset.
  • The text for obtaining a required item for Collection Files, will now say “GET” instead of 100%.
  • You can now transfer to the Bridge when contacted by Xiera from either the lobby or while exiting the Campship, after receiving notice of Story Board updates.
  • Fainted pets will display grayed out when changing your weapon palette.
  • Aaltje will now be known as the Skill Ring Shop Attendant instead of the Ring Shop Attendant.
  • Tokyo’s Free Field will now require 500 points to clear the quest.
  • Added a voice for Xiera during her transmission for the Ultimate Amduscia quest.
  • The [Team Room BGM Change] setting will now match the [My Room BGM Change] window.

Summoner Adjustments

  • Your character itself will also be subject to the damage boosting effect of [Point Assist] and [Support Fire].
  • Subclass Grow UP is now a default skill.

Gathering Adjustments

  • Relaxed the number of Combos until a Fever
  • Buffed the rate in which a Fever occurs
  • Buffed the number of combos added through Completion Bonuses.
  • Made it harder to flinch during Fishing and Collecting.
  • Adjusted the timing the circle displays for Fishing.
  • Relaxed the number of required materials for Gathering Orders.
  • Added new Gathering Daily Orders, and increased the number of orders displayed each day.
  • Buffed the drop rate for ★7+ items.

Cuisine Adjustments

  • Jerky, Meat Stir Fry, and Marinade’s effects will last for 30 minutes.

★13 Weapon Adjustments

★13 Weapons will now drop with the following randomly set values.

  • An Elemental Cap of 60% instead of 50%.
  • A “Grind Cap” extended to [+31 ~ +34] for New-Type weapons.

The above does not apply to item drops from Collection File rewards.

Balance Adjustments

  • Heaven & Hell will now require 1 Extreme Pass.
  • Buffed the drop rate of [Ace of <Class>] items in Heaven and Hell.
  • Buffed the stats for Partner Characters.
  • With the newly added Daily Orders, they changed which Daily Orders will occur after the update.

Boost Week (Until Nov 30th Maint)

  • +100% Rare Drop Rate for Riding Quests
  • +100% Gathering Fever Rate

Guide Updates

 

Annette’s Client Orders

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Annette’s file will be added to the Character Catalogue after maintenance.

Famitsu Mag

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The December 8th issue of Famitsu Magazine will contain the following item codes for the Famitsu CUP.

  • Necky’s Challenge Trigger
  • Famitsu Pickaxe (x20)
  • Famitsu Fishing Rod (x20)
  • Gavas Ticket (x20)

※ This issue will go on sale November 24th, 2016.
※ The items can only be retrieved after November 24th’s maintenance.

 

Emergency Quest Schedule

Boost Event 49

▲▲ Eastern Standard 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.
  • ARKS Leagues are typically 3 hours long. Check the event itself for details on its duration.

 

Client Order Campaign (Part 3)

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A set of three client order campaigns will be running alongside the Famitsu CUP. The last set of client orders cover requests from Hans, Kressida, Lubert, and Revelle.

Campaign Period

  • November 23rd ~ November 29th @ 23:59 JST

Campaign Qualifications

Clear the following client orders to earn Gavas Tickets and other prizes. Gavas Tickets earned in this manner do not qualify for unlocking rewards in the Web Panel event.

Name Client Order Rewards
Hans 悪鬼襲来
Hellion Invasion
Gavas Ticket x10
+50% EXP Booster
Kressida 疾風の浮遊大陸探索
Continental Gale
Gavas Ticket x10
+30% Ability Affixing Success
Revelle ブラック・スローター・IV
Black Slaughter IV
Gavas Ticket x15
+50% Rare Drop Booster
Lubert デ・マルモスの部位破壊を!
Destroy the De Malmoth Parts!
Gavas Ticket x15
+50% Great Grind Success
Hans 混沌の旗幟となりし彫像 Gavas Ticket x15
Grind Skip (→5)

Prizes will be sent to the Visiphone as soon as you turn in the client order.

 

Communication Campaign #2

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Let’s chat with Team Members to receive Star Gems and Lambda Grinders.

Campaign Period

  • November 24th ~ December 21st

Campaign Qualification

Join a team in which there are 4 or more members who spoke in Team Chat, to receive:

  • 50 Star Gem Ticket (x1)
  • Lambda Grinder (x5)

Your affiliated team at the end of the campaign period qualifies for the prize. Transferring to another ship will change that eligibility to the new team you’ve joined after the transfer.

Prize Distribution Date

  • Late January

 

Buy AC Campaign #31

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Purchase set amounts of AC during the campaign period to receive these wonderful prizes.

Campaign Period

  • November 22nd @ 14:00 ~ December 9th @ 17:59 JST

Campaign Qualifications 

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

  • 1000 FUN Ticket (x3)
  • 15,000 EXP Ticket (x3)

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

  • +100% Tribooster (x2)
  • 15,000 EXP Ticket (x5)

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

  • New Years Lillipa Suit (x1)
  • +30% Ability Affixing Success (x1)

(4) Purchase 10,000 AC during the campaign period to receive:

  • +150% Tribooster (x3)
  • Ragol Memory (x3)

If you purchase 2000+ AC during the campaign period, you will receive (1) and (2). However, if you purchase 10,000+ AC, you’ll receive all four prizes! Please be sure to login with a character on your account.

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

An additional reward tier for Auto Charge payment is also available, but the international community has been barred from paying directly with foreign credit cards.

Prize Distribution Date

  • Late January

16 thoughts to “PSO2 JP: Extended Maintenance and Patch (11/24/2016)”

  1. So do we need go to go to psn store when it
    Update or card we still uses the cartridge when done cause i got only a u.s psn

    1. if you have a pso2 retail copy and download doesnt fit u dont need to switch to jp psn. just erase the data on the card and click on the update button to redownload.

  2. guys complaining about ~3gb pc update size… do you kno how big 10gb on vita card is??? time to shell out another 100$ for overpriced 64gb sony card… if i want to be able to hold more than just pso2… also the reinstall is extremely slow… SEGA you are killing me…

    1. That 10gb update with also with older files and add compression to avoiding us I so much space, the download itself is the only thing that’s bigger. That’s why they Recommend deleting and redownloading the game over straight updating it if you don’t have room

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