Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis Summates September Updates; Melty Blood Collab Details Released

In the latest NGS Headline, developer SEGA revealed to all players a brief idea of what to expect in the future updates for Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis in the month of September, including further details on the upcoming Melty Blood collaboration, and the Moongazing Festival, both of which were teased previously on the road map.

During the Moongazing Festival, all three areas (Aelio, Retem, and Kvaris) will be decorated with moon-viewing décor. Players will be able to defeat the limited-time enemies and collect Seasonal Points, which can be exchanged for various rewards, including the 6★ Codeck set of weapons. Furthermore, Moongaze Rappies and Emperappies will be appearing all across the field.

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Next, during the Satellite Information segment, more details about the collaboration with the popular 2D fighting game Melty Blood: Type Lumina were announced. While no exact date was revealed, players will be able to get avatar items and Weapon Camo that are themed after Melty Blood characters, such as Shiki Tohno, Arcueid, Ciel, and Akiha Tohno! More details about the collaboration, such as the date period and the item designs, will all be detailed in the next NGS Headline, which is set to be broadcast on September 27.

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Lastly, campaigns to celebrate the PlayStation 4 release of PSO2 New Genesis were revealed, including a campaign where you can get the Premium Set for just 900 AC and get access to a plethora of benefits. Furthermore, a Battledia EXP campaign, which will grant players 50% more EXP when clearing a Battledia Yellow, will begin on September 14! And, of course, a Limited-Time login bonus is planned for when the game releases tomorrow, August 31.

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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 upgrading visuals and a new narrative, amongst other quality-of-life updates. It is considered to be 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 and PC as a free-to-play game. It will be available on PlayStation 4 on August 31, 2022.

You can watch the stream of the latest NGS headline below:


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