Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis Reveals December 2023 Update; New Anniversary Campaign and Black Lagoon Collab

Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis Reveals December 2023 Update; New Anniversary Campaign and Black Lagoon Collab

During their NGS Headline, developer SEGA revealed the latest details about the updates that are coming to the Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis game for the month of December. Among these include a Christmas event, a collaboration event with the Black Lagoon anime, and more.

Starting things off, to celebrate the 2.5 year anniversary of New Genesis, the NGS Super Creation Festival will be held from December 6, 2023 to January 24, 2024, with a plethora of rewards, such as 2.5 million N-Meseta for clearing the Main Story quest, a free 9-star enhanced weapon for reaching LV 65, and more. Furthermore, for returning players, the game has been balanced to be made far easier to earn rewards.

Next up, Chapter 6, Part 4 of the Main Story chapter will be released on December 6, 2023. Aina continues to work hard as a new ARKS training instructor, but she seems to be having a hard time teaching the rookies how to fight. Meanwhile, as Manor works with the Recon Team, she runs into some trouble.

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Next up, two new Scratch Tickets to celebrate the Holidays will be released. The first is the Joyful Holly-days AC Scratch Ticket, which includes fluffy outfits, and Santa garb. Followed by that, we have the New Year’s Charm AC Scratch Ticket on December 27th, with colorful long-sleeve kimonos and aristocratic-style outfits to ring in 2024 in style!

From December 20, 2023, Central City and Retem City are getting decked out for the Christmas season! During this limited-time event, players can earn Exchange Points and obtain many rewards such as the Variocool series of weapons, as well as various Christmas-themed build parts.

And now, for the collab events. On December 20th, NGS will be collaborating with the Black Lagoon anime series. A Limited-Time Login Bonus will be available on that day, allowing players to obtain poster-type Build Parts with key visuals from the anime. Furthermore, avatar parts inspired on Revy, Roberta, Hansel and Gretel, as well as Weapon Camo modeled after the anime characters’ weapons will be obtainable in the Black Lagoon Style AC Scratch Ticket.

In addition to that, in January 2024, New Genesis will be collaborating with The Seven Deadly Sins: Dragon’s Judgement! More details about this collaboration will be revealed on the next NGS Headline, scheduled to be aired on December 26th, 2023.

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Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis is a new MMORPG part of the PSO2 universe but is a brand new adventure offering upgraded visuals and a new narrative, amongst other quality-of-life updates. It is considered a “huge-scale update” to Phantasy Star Online 2. Players will find new game systems created using a new graphics engine. The update was made to celebrate the series’s 2oth anniversary and the tenth anniversary of Phantasy Star Online 2. 

Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis is available now on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC (via Steam, Epic Games Store or the Microsoft Store) and PlayStation 4 as a free-to-play game. You can watch the latest NGS Headline here:

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