PSO2: New Genesis (JP) Closed Beta Announcement

SEGA has officially announced the closed beta testing of PSO2: New Genesis. Registration is currently open for the first test, scheduled to begin late January. Participants will receive bonus items to be announced at a later date.

1st Closed Beta Test

Around 50,000 applicants will be selected for the first test. In order to participate, you must have PSO2 gameplay data on your SEGA ID account.

Registration Period

  • December 15th, 2020 ~ January 4th, 2021

Registration Link

Beta Period

  • On a weekend between Late January ~ Early February 2021 

Purpose for the 1st Beta

  • Testing the Basic Game System
  • Testing the Server Load
  • Verification of Game Data shared between PSO2 and PSO2:NGS
  • ARKS Cash / AC Scratch Testing

2nd Closed Beta Test

Even more players will be recruited for the second test, including those who have not played PSO2 before. Participants from the first test will automatically be selected for this test. However, game data from the first test will not be carried over.

Registration Period

  • To Be Announced

Purpose of the 2nd Beta

  • Testing the game with even more players.
  • Testing corrections made based on the 1st Beta.



Players can register for the Closed Beta by logging into this SEGA ID page. Only players with gameplay data on their accounts are eligible to register for the first closed beta test.   After typing in the username, password, and hiragana captcha, click the large blue Login button to sign in.

Once you're signed in, you'll need to click the checkbox for the Terms of Service and the grey button beneath will turn green. Click the green button to secure your registration.


System Specs

  • Windows 8.1 64bit or Windows 10 64bit
  • 【Low / Medium Quality】Intel Core i5-9400 or equal
  • 【High Quality】Intel Core i9-10900
  • 【Low / Medium Quality】8GB RAM
  • 【High Quality】16GB RAM
Hard Drive
  • About 100GBs (NGS is about 30GB and PSO2 is about 70GB)

※You can reduce download times by completely installing the currently available version of PSO2. However do note, that the "PSO2 currently in service" and the  "PSO2 used for the closed beta" both require disk space for each version.

Monitor Resolution
  • 【Low Quality】1280x720
  • 【Medium / High Quality】1920x1080
Graphics Card
  • 【Low Quality】NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 950 or equal
    • AMD Radeon™ R9 285 or equal
  • 【Medium Quality】NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060
    • AMD Radeon™ RX 580
  • 【High Quality】NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2070 SUPER
    • AMD Radeon™ RX 5700 XT
Sound Card
  • Yes
  • DirectX®11 and above

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