Shock, Sony followers! Phantasy Star On-line 2 is lastly coming to PS4 within the West… a full decade after it first launch in Japan on PC.
The ARPG will debut on PS4 on thirty first August, six years after it arrived on PS4 in Japan and over a 12 months later than it arrived within the West on Xbox and PC.
Just like the variations on different consoles, it will likely be cross-platform suitable and free-to-play, and carry the “New Genesis” sub-title with totally localised textual content and character voices in English (thanks, Polygon).
Phantasy Star On-line 2: New Genesis – described because the “next-generation” of Phantasy Star On-line 2, catapulting the motion ahead 1,000 years after the Oracle’s battle in PSO2 – launched within the West final summer season, however solely on Xbox and PC.
As Matt defined on the time, bundled alongside the bottom sport, it features a new graphics engine, enhanced character fashions, a brand new multi-weapon system, and, most notably, a “wide-open battlefield” with altering time and climate, traversable utilizing new skills just like the Photon Sprint and Photon Glide.
Beforehand, Sega defined character creation and avatars could be suitable between Phantasy Star On-line 2 and New Genesis, with the previous’s weapons, models, and mags being usable in New Genesis, whereas different information equivalent to emotes, Star Gems, and Arks Money may very well be shared between each video games. Ranges, EXP, expertise, photon arts, strategies, and forex affecting sport financial system usually are not transferable, nevertheless.