PSO2 JP: Maintenance and Patch (3/25/2020)


Counter the Photoner Assault in this week's update!
Incase you missed it, check out our PSO2 Station!+ #5 Recap.

PSO2 Maintenance

  • 3/25/2020 @ 11:00 ~ 17:00 JST
  • 3/24/2020 @ 10:00 PM ~ 4:00 AM EDT

PSO2es Maintenance

  • 3/25/2020 @ 2:00 ~ 17:30 JST
  • 3/24/2020 @ 1:00 PM ~ 4:30 AM EDT

March 25th's Update

  • Game Launcher: Version 06.00.04
  • Game Client: Ver.6.0801.0
  • Patch Size: 2.9GB (PC) / 648MB (Vita)


Patch Notes

Weapon Updates

New Complex Photon Arts

  • Added Fatal Knockout to Knuckles for Fighter
  • Added Calamity Bullet to Twin Machineguns for Gunner


  • Added a new recipe

Event Lobbies

Sakura Lobby

  • Implemented the Sakura Lobby and the Sakura Cafe

New Quest Type: Divide Quest

Photon Assault (Divide Quest)

  • Ultra Hard: Lv.85/85+

New Special ARKS Missions

  • Implemented Limited-Time Arks Missions (March 25th ~ May 13th)

New Enemy: Grav Execour

Partial New Item Listing

PSO2es Collab Event (March 25th ~ May 13th)

Gene and Khorshid

  • Find these gals in the Shop Area
  • Accept Client Orders to earn badges for Khorshid's Limited-Time Shop
  • They leave on May 13th's Maintenance!

Battle Arena Update

Weapon Availability

  • Forest Arena: Sword, Rifle, Rod, Boots
  • Volcano Arena: Daggers, Knuckles, Dual Blades, TMGs, Talis
  • Volcano (Night) Arena: Sword , Dual Blades, Rifle, Rod
  • Tokyo Arena: Sword, Rifle, Bow, Talis

Other Changes

  • Emblem Fever will no longer occur
  • Reduced the Time Required to expand the Rank Range for Matchmaking
  • Removed Arks BT2019 Qualifiers from Password Matches
  • Added new Items to the Ranked Matches' Reward Scratches
  • Eased the Ranking Demotion upon Rank Resets

System Updates

Special Ability Transplant

  • [Special Ability Transplant] has been added to the Item Lab
  • We'll have a guide later explaining this feature!
  • Note: Ultimate Buster does not work on ★13+ Weapons

Quest Updates

  • All Ships will now receive the same random EQ at the same time.
  • The Boss [Varuna] will no longer be affected by suction.
  • Energy Crystals in all Mining Base Quests will be automatically picked up as you approach them.

Pyroxene Removal Update

  • In accordance with removing the Pyroxene drops, shops with the stone material items will be updated.
  • You can visit the Recycle Shop 2 to exchange your material items for Photon Boosters.
  • The Photon Booster Exchange will receive items similar to what the Pyroxene Exchange had.
  • Exchange Shops with items which required Pyroxenes will be adjusted.

Skill Ring Shop

  • Added items to the [Left Ring Shop]

Casino Coin Shop

  • Updated the Limited Exchange product listing

Medal Exchange Shop

  • Added the Divide Medal Exchange
  • Updated the product listing for Prize Medal Exchange

Recycle Shop

  • Added [Limited Class Excube Exchange]


  • I need a better name for this thing instead of just typing Zieg everytime.
  • Added Items the the Sage's Crest Exchange and the Limited Crest Exchange
  • Added Puras and Stil Weapons to the Weapon Upgrades

My Room Shop

  • Updated the shop's product listing.

Treasure Shop

  • Updated the product listing

Battle Coin Shop

  • Added new items to the product listing

Other Changes

  • Increased the Maximum Damage Numbers to 7-Digits.
  • Adjusted the order of menu items in the Item Lab


Balance Adjustments

See all the Balance Adjustments Here



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Emergency Quest Schedule

Boost Event 49

Please Note:

  • The Emergency Quest schedule will update during maintenance.
  • 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.
  • You can see the Emergency Quest schedule on your phone by subscribing to the Google Calendar.


New Campaigns

AC Shop Bargains

The following bundles contain AC Shop items at a discounted price!

Period Date: Until April 1st's Maintenance

Item Package Contents Price
50 Scratches Set 2
AC Scratch Ticket (x50)
Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold] (x2)
Bonus Key Magatsu [Gold] (x2)
Bonus Key Rappy F (x2)
9,000 AC
Starter Set 4
Item Pack Expansion +10
Mag Ticket
Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold]
500 AC
Character Storage Expansion + Bonus
Character Storage Expansion +50
Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold]
600 AC
EXP Booster Set 1
+150% EXP Booster (x10)
Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold] (x2)
2,000 AC
EXP & RDR Booster Set 4
+150% EXP Booster (x3)
+400% RDR Booster (x5)
Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold] (x3)
4,900 AC

※Each bundle is limited once per account.


Multi-Platform Play Campaign

During the Campaign Period, login each Month on two different Platforms to earn rewards at a later date.

Campaign Period

  • March 25th ~ August 19th

Qualifying Platforms

  • PC, PS Vita, PS4, Cloud (PC),  Cloud (Switch)

Monthly Login Periods

  • March 25th ~  April 30th
  • May 1st ~ May 31st
  • June 1st ~ June 30th
  • July 1st ~ July 31st
  • August 1st ~ August 19th

Rewards Per Login Period

  • 50 Star Gems
  • Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold]

Reward Periods

  • Early to Mid June
  • Early to Mid July
  • Early to Mid August
  • Early to Mid September
  • Early to Mid October


Vita Going Away Campaign

PSO2 for the Vita will shut down on August 19th. Before it shuts down, anyone who has played on the PS VITA version of PSO2 before March 24th will be able to earn back up to 1,000 Star Gems per monthly period during the Campaign.

Campaign Period

  • March 25th ~ August 19th

Campaign Details

  • Using AC or SG while logged into an account will earn you back Star Gems.
  • For each monthly period, you will only be able to earn back up to 1,000 Star Gems.
  • Half of the total amount of SG & AC used during each period will be converted back into Star Gems, with every 5 AC used converted to 1 SG.

The Account must have been logged in once before March 24th, 2020 on the PS Vita Version.

Monthly Periods

  • March 25th ~  April 30th
  • May 1st ~ May 31st
  • June 1st ~ June 30th
  • July 1st ~ July 31st
  • August 1st ~ August 19th


PSO2 Anime Quiz II – Ep.24

During the Campaign Period, answer the questions through the In-Game Chat System to receive +100% TRI Boosts. Each week is a new question relating to that week's PSO2 Episode.

Campaign Period

  • March 24th @ 00:00 ~ March 30th @ 23:59 JST


  • Who hacked the Monitors to ask ARKS to help save Matoi?

  • クーナ


Sage's Crest Campaign

Beat the following goals to obtain Sage's Crests. The crests can be exchanged for ★15 Weapons at Zieg!

Campaign Period

March 25th ~ April 1st

Campaign Tasks

  Goal Reward
1 Clear [Guides of Creation] Sage's Crests (x10)
2 Clear [Raging Falz Arms] Sage's Crests (x10)
3 Clear Gene's Client Order:
Sage's Crests (x10)
4 Clear Gene's Client Order:
Sage's Crests (x10)
5 Login 3 Days Sage's Crests (x10)
6 Link with PSO2es and Quick Search once Sage's Crests (x10)

※Goal 6 will be distributed at a later time.


On-Going Campaigns

PSO2 Anime Boost Day

During the days that the PSO2 Anime airs on, there will be a boost to all quests.

Campaign Period

  • February 11th ~ March 31st

Boost Period

  • Tuesdays @ 00:00 ~ 23:59 JST


  • +100% Rare Drop
  • +100% Experience


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