PSO2 JP: Maintenance and Patch (2/10/2016)

The Valentine Event is kicking off in today's update with this year's edition of the sizzling [Where's the Chocolate?] EQ. Cool off with the new Limited Quest at the Floating Facility and collect weapon badges to trade at Xie's exchange shop.

See the Bingo tab above for a guide on its objectives and rewards, and the Client Orders tab for a listing of Xie and Nagisa's orders.

February 10th Maintenance

PSO2es Extended Maintenance

  • 2/10/2016 @ 10:00 ~ 17:30 JST
  • 2/9/2016 @ 8:00 PM ~ 3:30 AM EST

PSO2es Emergency Quest Suspended

  • This week's es-Emergency Quest has been suspended due to a bug that occurred around 19:50 JST on February 9th. They plan to distribute items such as Rappy Medals, OP Meds, and Bonus Points as compensation for the suspension. More details will be posted to the PSO2es Guide after maintenance has ended.

February 10th Patch

  • Launcher: Version 04.00.00
  • Client: ver. 4.0001.2
  • Patch Size: 34 MB (PC) / 31 MB (Vita)


PSO2 Live

PSO2 Live Broadcast #39 ~ Phantasy Star Festa 2016 Osaka Special ~

The Live Broadcast returns for another Phantasy Star Festa event, this time taking place in the city of Osaka. Viewers can expect to see new features like the Gathering update that was announced in the previous broadcast. Other new features slated for Spring will be revealed as well. The stream will also provide the latest information on the PS4 version, the PSO2 Anime, and part 3 of the ARKS Café Festa Special menu! In addition, the ARKS Grand Prix: Osaka Tournament will be streamed live where players compete for the fastest times on the Vita and PC. The Cosplay Show and the Mini Arks Dance Festival, which have been a staple to the Festa Broadcasts, will make their appearance as well.

You can watch this stream live on Nico Nico on February 20th @ 13:00 ~ 18:00 JST.


Patch Notes

New Limited Quest

  • 混沌導く闇の化身 (Chaotic Darkness)
  • (N: 8 / H: 20 / VH: 40 / SH: 50 / XH: 70)
  • Feb 10th ~ Feb 24th

New Emergency Quest

  • Where's the Chocolate 2016
  • (N: 1 / H: 20 / VH: 40 / SH: 50 / XH: 70)
  • Feb 10th ~ Mar 9th

New Limited-time Client Order

  • PS Festa Xie & Nagisa
  • Feb 10th ~ Mar 9th

New Bingo Card

  • PS Festa 2016 Bingo I
  • Feb 10th ~ Feb 24

Limited-time Exchange Shop

  • PS Festa 2016 Exchange Shop
  • Available from Xie

Exchange Shop Update

  • Added items to Badge & Memory Exchange Shop
  • Added items to the Pyroxene Exchange Shop

Other Adjustments

  • Profound Invasion will now deliver [WEAPONS Badge Gold 2016] upon clearing the quest on Extra Hard.
  • Falz Angel appearing in the new Limited Quest will drop ★13 weapons based on your class on Extra Hard.
    • This change will also apply if Falz Angel is above a certain level even in quests outside of the Limited Quest.
    • However, this change is in effect only for the duration the [Chaotic Darkness] quest is implemented.

Phantasy Star Festa 2016 Bingo

Phantasy Star Festa 2016 Banner

PS Festa 2016 Bingo Rewards
Lines Reward
1 FUN1000獲得チケット
1,000 FUN Ticket
2 強化成功率+10%
Grind Success +10% (x3)
3 感謝祭記念ドーナッツ’16
Festa Donut '16 (x3)

Angely Heart

5 トライブースト+50%
+50% Tribooster (x2)
8 ウェポンズバッヂ2016金
Gold Weapon Badge 2016 (x10)
Complete トライブースト+100%
+100% Tribooster


PS Festa 2016 Bingo
A-1 Defeat a [Yede]
Level 1+
A-2 Defeat a [Gilnach] Level 1+
A-3 Defeat a [Bonta Bakuta] Level 1+
A-4 Defeat a [Jagd Vargr]
Level 1+
A-5 Defeat [Vardha Soma] Level 1+
B-1 Defeat a [Sil Dinian]
Level 1+
B-2 Defeat [Decol Malluda] Level 1+
B-3 Play Mesetan Shooter
B-4 Defeat a [Fangulf]
Level 1+
B-5 Defeat a [Nordiran]
Level 1+
C-1 Defeat a [Dinian]
Level 1+
C-2 Speak to Pietro
Summoner Trainer
C-4 Destroy a Green Container
Level 1+
C-5 Defeat a [Digg]
Level 1+
D-1 Defeat a [Sol Dinian]
Level 1+
D-2 Defeat a [Fangulfur] Level 1+
D-3 Play Rappy Slots
D-4 Defeat [Blu Ringahda]
Level 1+
D-5 Defeat a [Fordoran]
Level 1+
E-1 Defeat [Vol Dragon]
Level 1+
E-2 Defeat a [Doublunda]
Level 1+
E-3 Defeat a [Cyclonehda]
Level 1+
E-4 Defeat a [Krahda]
Level 1+
E-5 Defeat a [Za Oodan]
Level 1+

Xie's Client Orders

PS Festa 2016 Xie

Client Order Objective
Holding Thanks Festa!
Defeat [Darkers] x60
Preparing for Thanks Festa!
Defeat [Oodan] x5
Defeat [Spargun] x3
Defeat [Leran-gam] x1
Can We…Do Thanks Festa?
Defeat [Nyau] by destroying its weapon.
Reward: *Thrust Heavy Heart
I Started the Decorations…
Defeat [Bal Rodos] x1
Giving Thanks Festa the Yellow Light!?
Defeat [Falz Angel] x1


Nagisa's Client Orders

PSO2 Nagisa 2016

Client Order Objective
Searching for Someone I
Defeat [Natives] x30
Searching for Someone II
Defeat [Kuronites] x30
Searching for Someone III
Defeat [Oceanids] x30
Searching for Someone IV
Defeat [Mechs] x30
Searching for Someone V
Defeat [Dragonkin] x30
Space-Time Voyage Explanation
Defeat [Rappy] x1
Reward: Nagisa's Partner Card
Training with You
Complete [Sanctum Exploration]
Complete [Quarry Exploration]
Complete [Shironia Exploration]
With only Nagisa in your party.
Seeking the Seekers
Defeat one or more Lv.41+ [Gal Gryphon]


Emergency Quest Schedule

▲▲ 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.


PSO2 The Animation Quiz!

PSO2 Animation Quiz

Players can receive presents for each question they answer correctly in the PSO2 The Animation Quiz! Questions will be announced both in-game and on Twitter each Saturday around 11:00 AM JST.

Quiz Guidelines

  • Players must say the answer to the question through the in-game chat.
  • Players will receive a +100% Tribooster for each question they answer correctly.
  • Questions will be announced each Saturday around 11:00 AM JST.

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.

Proposed Answers

PSO2 The Animation Quiz Cheat Sheet
Answer Deadline
イツキ 1/12 @ 23:59 JST
リナ 1/19 @ 23:59 JST
ユタカ 1/26 @ 23:59 JST
コウタ 2/2 @ 23:59 JST
アイカ 2/9 @ 23:59 JST

The next question will be announced on February 20th around 11:00 AM JST.

Prize Distribution Date

  • During upcoming maintenances after the answering period has ended.


Spend AC, Get Items #20

Spend AC Get Items 20

Players who spend set amounts of AC during the campaign period will receive several prizes in March.

Campaign Period

  • February 10th ~ March 16th (Maintenance)

Campaign Qualifications

(1) Spend 100+ AC during the campaign period to receive:

  • +50% Rare Drop Booster (x2)

(2) Spend 2,000+ AC during the campaign period to receive:

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

(3) Spend 5,000+ AC during the campaign period to receive:

  • Egg Rappy Suit
  • Grind Success +30% 

※AC / iAC spent in PSO2es prior to linking does not qualify for this campaign. However, any AC or iAC spent after linking will qualify for the campaign.

Ways You Can Spend AC

  • Playing Arks Scratch on PSO2 or PSO2es
  • Buying Arks Scratch Ticket Bundles
  • Buying Items in the AC Shop
  • Using a Scape Doll to revive
  • Using AC Content at the Beauty Salon
  • Spending AC to add a Skill Tree
  • Spending AC to reset a Skill Tree
  • Spending AC to buy a character
  • Transferring to another ship

Using [Arks Scratch Tickets] to play the AC Scratch does not fulfill the campaign requirements of spending AC.

Prize Distribution Date

  • Late March


Valentine Campaign 2016

Valentine Campaign 2016

Celebrate Valentines with campaigns and boost events.

Boost Event Period:

  • February 12th ~ February 16th @ 23:59 JST.
  • +50% EXP / Rare Drop / Rare Enemy Rate for [Where's the Chocolate 2016] emergency quest.

Where's The Chocolate Rewards

  • February 10th ~ February 16th @ 23:59 JST
  • Players who clear [Where's The Chocolate 2016] 1 or more times during the campaign period will receive the following items:
    • +100 Tribooster x1
    • Mug Cup ♀ x1
    • Valentine Gift x1
    • EXP Egg ★07
  • Prizes will be distributed Late February at the Visiphone.

Oogiri Event

  • February 10th ~ February 17th @ 14:00 JST
  • Use the hashtag "#PSO2_大喜利" and tweet out some dialogue related to the topic of the image of Risa for Valentine's Day.
  • You can click the button beneath Risa at the campaign's official site to participate.
  • Prizes are distributed based on the number of submissions:
    • 100+ = Valentine Lillipa x1
    • 500+ = +100% Tribooster x1
    • 1000+ = +100% Tribooster x2
  • Rewards can be retrieved Late February at the Visiphone.





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