Phantasy Star Online 2’s First Update Adds Transforming Mecha Boss

By Spencer . July 11, 2012 . 2:37am

Sega just released Phantasy Star Online 2 in Japan and on July 18 they’re updating their MMORPG with a bunch of content. The "big" addition is Big Verder, a huge battleship that transforms into a mech. Yikes! Looks like players have take out this boss Shadow of the Colossus style.


A new "mines" field, drop items, and interrupt events are also planned for an in-game debut on July 18.

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  • Crevox

    Weird, bumped translated it as Big Varder

    • MinuetSonata

      It’s because of the way Katakana works. Katakana tells you how to pronounce things, and not how to spell it. Literally it is VAADAA, which we use our best judgment to write Verder, or Varder, or Vader, or Vahder, or Vahda. When the localized version of PSO2 comes out, you’ll see all sorts of different spellings based on who was translating.

      • kool_cid414

        I’m still learning Japanese but isn’t it バ and not ヴァ pardon me if I’m mistaken
         Edit * looked at it again and your right sorry about that.

  • isfuturebright

    Looks an interesting aproach :) I really wanna try this!

  • Luna Kazemaru

    Dam it sega…

    • No amount of money is going to make a difference for me if I can’t get the game to run… TT⩋TT

      • Luna Kazemaru

         error code?

        • I don’t know… Looks to me like a problem with GameGuard on my OS, because my machine ran the Character Creator demo flawlessly. But when I load the main game, the GameGuard taskbar icon does not appear at all, probably stopping subsequent items from loading.

          • Luna Kazemaru

             Try uninstalling the game then restart your PC and reinstall it.

          • Crevox

            Anti virus programs stop gameguard, disable them and try again. You can also try running in compatibility mode, though I don’t know your OS.

            Admin privileges help too.

    • The beauty of this game is they don’t HAVE to take any of your money

      I’m pluggin’ along just fine and haven’t spent a red cent (yen?) so far.  I think they only sell cosmetics

      • Luna Kazemaru

         cosmetics,player shops,trade and EXP/Drop boosters…Oh and that my room biz which no one is really using I bet.

  • Dat trailer, and dat music. SEGA you wonderful, wonderful bastards! I can’t wait! =^_^=

  • Spirit Macardi

    I really hope that Dark Falz will be one of the bosses. It just doesn’t feel like a Phantasy Star game without him.

    • .

       I’m sure we’ll get something like Falz or Flow; at this point it isn’t a PSO game if the setting isn’t an elevator battle. I love those battles that take place in a kinetic setting like that (either falling or flying) such as the Olga Flow fight.

      •  And the song… it was epic *-*

  • raymk

    I want this but I may have to get it on vita as my pc may not run this game.  I heard it connects to the vita version so i’ll be alright. 

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