Sega has revealed the Phantasy Star Online 2 PS4 launch date for areas exterior of Japan. This consists of the worldwide launch for each Phantasy Star Online 2 and Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis (usually abbreviated PSO2NGS). In Japan, PSO2 has been available since April 2016, whereas PSO2NGS launched worldwide on June 2021 for PC and Xbox platforms, with Windows (cloud), Switch (cloud), and PS4 variations out there in Japan.

What is the PSO2 and PSO2NGS launch date for PS4?

Both PSO2 and PSO2NGS will launch on August 31, 2021 for PS4, in response to a press launch and a tweet from the game’s official account. Sega introduced this international launch to coincide with the Anime Expo 2022. So far, there isn’t a launch date for the Nintendo Switch cloud port in Japan, but when the PS4 launch is profitable, it might probably be within the playing cards.

To be clear, PSO2 and PSO2NGS are two standalone titles that coexist with each other. It’s admittedly complicated, however here’s a fast breakdown. As the newer MMO, PSO2NGS options an open world with beautiful graphics and smoother fight than its predecessor, although it’s nonetheless catching up with PSO2 when it comes to total story content material. Creating a personality on PSO2 might be legitimate for each video games, and PSO2 has been graphically upgraded to take care of parity with PSO2NGS.

When PSO2NGS turns into out there in August on PS4, gamers may have entry to all content material already out on the Xbox and PC variations. This consists of the brand new Waker class additionally to be launched in August and the game’s new wintery zone Kvaris releasing in June via an replace referred to as Frozen Resolution. While the Waker class is much like the Summoner class is PSO2, it’ll have familiars that don’t should be raised and you’ll must means to interchange these familiars to match your most well-liked preventing fashion. Cross-play might be absolutely enabled as properly, in order that gamers throughout PlayStation, Xbox, and PC platforms can type events collectively.

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