Sega have announced the release date for MMO action RPG Phantasy Star Online 2 on Windows PC in North America.
As stated in the press release (via email), the western North American Windows PC release shall come via the Microsoft Store, where users can also find the game for Xbox One. There will be cross-platform play support between Windows PC and Xbox One versions of the game.
“We’re thrilled to announce the long-awaited arrival on PC,” said PSO2 TEAM North America’s Head of Marketing, Fred White. “There’s a loud and passionate PC fanbase who has been patiently waiting for the North American version – we can’t wait to welcome them in. There will be login bonuses waiting for them with more surprises planned in the coming months.”
In addition, Sega have announced the game’s first collaboration will come to the North American version of the game. Hatsune Miku themed items will be available on Xbox One from today via Arks Cash Scratch Tickets from the Scratch Ticket Terminal.
There will also be items themed around other vocaloids Megurine Luka, Kagamine Rin and Kagamine Len. You can find the screenshots of the costumes from the press release below.
You can find the full run-down (via the official website) below:
WELCOME TO THE ORACLE FLEET
You are an ARKS Operative, a member of an elite task force dedicated to exploring inhospitable planets looking for signs of a dark corruption called the Falspawn. Join forces with allies from four distinct races and choose from nine classes —each with unique weapons and special abilities— and embark on endless challenging missions with friends!
UNPARALLELED ONLINE ACTION RPG
Experience the most responsive action combat system in an online RPG to date. With highly customizable attacks and abilities, PSO2’s combat encourages players to get creative in their battle strategy. Precision and skill determine the outcome of each combat situation, and with eighteen weapon types to choose from, you are never limited to just one playstyle.
ULTIMATE CHARACTER CREATOR
Discover one of the most powerful character creators ever made. With four races to choose from, customizing your ARKS Operative’s appearance is just the beginning. PSO2’s ever-expanding catalog of editable accessories and layered outfits to mix and match allows for countless possibilities, limited only by the extent of your imagination.
Download and play for free on Xbox One. Experience all that Phantasy Star Online 2 has to offer, with no level caps or blocked story content. A Never-Ending Quest Awaits You!
Phantasy Star Online 2 is available Windows PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and Nintendo Switch in Japan. In North America, it is available on Xbox One, and May 27th on Windows PC (via the Microsoft Store).
Image: Emailed Press Release