PSO2 JP: Maintenance and Patch (12/3/2014)

It's that time of year again on PSO2. Sega has decked the halls of the lobby with Christmas themed decorations and prepared the third iteration of the Merry Christmas on Ice Emergency Quest!

Return to Harukotan with the third chapter of Episode 3's story in a new quest and Matter Board, and tough out a new round of Emergency Quests receiving an Extra Hard difficulty mode.

December 3rd Maintenance

PSO2es Maintenance

  • 12/3/2014 @ 10:55 ~ 17:30 JST
  • 12/2/2014 @ 8:55 PM ~ 3:30 AM EST

December 3rd Patch

  • Launcher: Version 03.00.01
  • Client: ver. 3.0201.1
  • Patch Size: 41 MB (PC) / 26 MB (Vita)

PSO2 Live Broadcast: Arks Christmas Party Special

  • December 14th @ 15:00 JST on Nico Nico Live.
  • Update information for December through the beginning of next year.
  • Unveiling of the winter to spring 2015 roadmap.
  • Live playthrough of the Magatsu Emergency Quest.
  • Sega Lucky Kuji PSO2 information.
  • Phantasy Star Online 2 -ON STAGE- report!


Christmas Lobby: Dec 3rd ~ Dec 31st
Christmas Lobby: Dec 3rd ~ Dec 31st

 Limited-time Emergency Quest

  • Merry Christmas on Ice 3 (~1/14)
  • Also available in Extra Hard difficulty.

Limited-time Client Orders

  • (Christmas) Xie (~1/14)

Arks Bingo

  • Christmas Bingo (~1/14)

Added Quest Difficulties

  • Extra Hard Difficulty for [Subdue Fang Banther] and the first [Mining Base Defense].
  • Extra Hard requires player level 70+.


Partial List of New Items

Bomb Sack and the Santa Sleigh weapon camo are obtainable until January 14th.

System Update

  • Toned down the shaking of the screen with [Diabo] and its rare counterpart.

 Campaign Rewards

  • Compensation for the 11/28 Maintenance
    • +100% Tribooster
  • AC Auto Charge Campaign
    • Free Salon Pass x1
    • +100% Tribooster x1
    • Casino Coin Pass x5
    • St. Rappy Suit x1
    • No one can perform this campaign outside of Japan.
  • PSO2 Livestream #26: Ichitaro Challenge
    • +100% Tribooster x3
  • PSO2 Livestream #26:  Secret Phrase
    • *メープルブランチ (Maple Branch)
    • ゼルシウスクーナチェーン (Zelsius Quna Chain)
    • Casino Coin Pass x5

Known Bugs

  • There appears to be cases of a bug where some of the weapons in [Mining Base Defense (XH)] aren't granted with the [Ultimate Buster] ability. They plan to correct this bug in a future update.

Christmas 2014 Bingo

Christmas 2014 Bingo

Christmas 2014 Bingo Rewards
Lines Reward
1 Casino Coin Pass
2 +50% EXP Booster (x2)
3 +50% Rare Drop Booster (x2)
4 Evo. Device / Caribou
5 +75% EXP Booster
8 +10% Ability Affixer Success

+100% Tribooster


Christmas 2014 Bingo
A-1 Use Coin Exchange in
Casino Area
A-2 Defeat a Pitta Wadda Lv.1+
A-3 Defeat a Gulfur Lv.1+
A-4 Defeat a Parata Picoda Lv.1+
A-5 Defeat a Solda Kapita Lv.1+
B-1 Defeat a Dicahda Lv.1+
B-2 Clear Xie's client order Christmas Eve Preparations
B-3 Defeat a Fangulfur Lv.1+
B-4 Clear Xie's client order Something to Keep You Warm?
B-5 Defeat a Gul Solda Lv.1+
C-1 Feed an item to a Mag  
C-2 Speak to Faina  Daily Order Admin
C-4 Destroy a green container  
C-5 Defeat a Malmoth Lv.1+
D-1 Defeat a Predicahda Lv.1+
D-2 Clear Xie's client order Bothersome Black Feathers?
D-3 Defeat a King Yede Lv.1+
D-4 Clear Xie's client order Goodies for Good Children!
D-5 Defeat a Deue Solda Lv.1+
E-1 Defeat a Luda Sorcerer Lv.1+
E-2 ※Answer 3 Basic Knowledge
questions from Astarte
E-3 Defeat a Yede Lv.1+
E-4 Defeat a Bonta Bearadda Lv.1+
E-5 Use a Free Drink Stand in
Casino Area


※E-2 Guide:

Answer 3 Basic Knowledge questions from Astarte.


  • Answer 1: オラクル
  • Answer 2: アークス
  • Answer 3: ダーカー


Xie Client Orders

Christmas Xie 2014

聖夜の準備は突然に ║ Christmas Eve Preparations

  • Objective: Defeat Gulfur (x20)
  • Objective: Defeat Fangulfur (x5)

漆黒の羽根はお邪魔虫? ║ Bothersome Black-Feathers?

  • Objective: Defeat Strahda (x10)
  • Objective: Defeat Tyraluda (x10)

寒さを和らげるアイテムって? ║ Something to Keep You Warm?

  • Objective: Collect 「ふんわりケープ」 (x3)
  • Note: Drops from Saint Rappies.

良い子のための詰め合わせ! ║ Goodies for Good Children!

  • Objective: Defeat Pitta Wadda (x20)
  • Objective: Defeat Parata Picoda (x20)
  • Objective: Defeat Bonta Bearadda (x10)

トンデモないのがやってきた!? ║ Unexpected Guests!?

  • Objective: Defeat Snow Banther (x1)
  • Objective: Defeat Snow Banshee (x1)
  • Reward: トリックピジョンズ ║ Trick Pigeons (Talis)


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 / 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.
  • Boost Events that occur for 24 hours will appear in this calendar with their start and completion times as separate entries.
  • 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.


Client Order Campaign #72

Co campaign 72

Complete the qualifying client orders issued by (Christmas) Xie to receive prizes at the Visiphone!

Campaign Period

  • December 3rd ~ December 17th

Qualifying Client Orders

(1) Complete Xie's client order 「聖夜の準備は突然に」 Christmas Eve Preparations to receive:

  • +50% EXP Booster (x2)
  • Grinders (x20)

(2) Complete Xie's client order 良い子のための詰め合わせ!」 Goodies for Good Children! to receive:

  • +50% Rare Drop Booster (x2)
  • Casino Coin Pass (x2)

Prize Pickup Expiration Date

  • March 18th, 2015


 Matter Board Progression Campaign #6

Matter Board Progression Campaign 6 508x196

Campaign Qualifications

  • Obtain the Episode 3-2 Matter Board during the campaign period to receive two +50% Triboosters.
  • Obtain the Episode 3-3 Matter Board during the campaign period to receive one +10% Grind Success and one +10% Ability Affixer.

Campaign Period

  • November 26th ~ January 7th, 2015

Prize Distribution Date

  • Late January, 2015


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