PSO2 will subsequently release on Phantasy Star Online 2 Meseta PC later this season with cross-play support, according to the E3 2019 trailer. An Open Beta is intended between then and full launching, but there is no date for that period however. All progress between Closed Beta, Open Beta, and launch will carry over without host resets and without the need to re-download Phantasy Star Online 2 in full -- you'll only have to patch it. When the Western version of Phantasy Star Online 2 does eventually launch, it will be a free-to-play experience with a optional microtransactions.
In Phantasy Star Online 2 players take on the role of a new ARKS Operative. ARKS - the Artificial Relict to Maintain Species - is an elite task force concentrated on researching foreign planets and wiping out dark, evil corruption throughout the galaxy called Falspawn.Just like in the first Phantasy Star Online, the story is split into multiple episodes that released over time.
Sega announced all content is coming into the North American version, but it's unclear if it'll be all at once or if it will trickle out over time. The North American launch will feature full English translations for all text, and English voice above for key characters and dialog.
In comparison to cheap PSO2 Meseta other, more traditional MMOs, what's considerably faster, flashier, and more intense. Combat in PSO2 resembles a Platinum-style action game over a traditional MMO, with excellent combos, heaps of glowing flourishes, and plenty of unique attacks to keep your thumbs busy.