New Phantasy Star Online 2 Video Shows How Hard Super Hard Mode Is

By Eugene . October 2, 2013 . 5:00pm

The latest video from Sega’s Phantasy Star Online 2: Episode 2 shows off the October update that we’d touched on previously. The beginning of the video shows Super Hard mode which will encompass areas from the Forest to Floating Continents.


You’ll also get to see the new skill levels that have been bumped up to 65 – maxing skills to the new max will net you two additional skills to play around with in battle. There will also be new rare enemies, and new rare “Interrupt Events”. Interrupt events are similar to the Public Quest system spearheaded by Warhammer Online and now seen in many MMO’s – In Phantasy Star Online’s case, a random event will occur that asks players to attack, defend and so forth objectives.



The white dragon/lizard-like monster is the fabled Tagamikazuchi that players can battle against. It looks like it’s a lightning-based monster, able to send out spikes of lightning across the ground at enemies. Those costumes and new dance/hair items are part of the scratch card system’s “Ultimate Fighter” series.


We still don’t have any word on that Puella Magi Madoka Magica collaboration for the game beyond the knowledge that Madoka and Homura costumes are coming alongside a Kyubey mascot, so we’ll be on the lookout for that!

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  • $36598391

    and still no info about when this is getting an english release…

  • Chaos_Knight


  • Judgephoenix

    Sonic Onry

  • yueber

    Super Hard Mode not as hard as getting it ported to states

  • Gyro Zeppeli

    I’m playing again just to grind and get enough money for the Homura costume.

  • RichyGaming

    Meanwhi- *Gets punched in the face*

    • Just what I’m feeling hahaha It’s so bad we get this things soooo later on.

  • CobbleCake

    With how frequent their updates are I can’t even keep up with this game anymore.

    • DS23

      It’s mostly just outfits every few weeks really.

      • neocatzon

        and each update somehow breaks something. I wonder why the unofficial installer fare better in this?

  • Vesperion

    Super hard mode is so hard American’s and European’s can’t handle it

    • Ferrick

      super hard mode is so hard that every melee class got a god mode skill

    • d19xx

      Waiting is harder…

  • isotrex

    How many lambs and virgins should we sacrifice so you’ll bring it to the west?

    • $36598391

      Over 9000!

    • InfectedAI

      How about a few non essential Sega Japan employees? That might get the message through.

      • 60hz

        how about a few non essential sega west employees as i’m sure they are the bottle neck… and a few meaning ALL OF THEM… replace them all with ATLUS employees pronto!

  • Zeonsilt

    I remember SEGA saying “February 2013,folks!” for NA,but it’s February 2014 soon ಠ_ಠ (i suggest that you should NOT play Asia-english version,after what they did with Ragnarok Online 2).

  • Jeffrey Thrash

    Alright, time to figure out how modding works in order to apply the English Patch and actually get this far in the game.

  • Kari

    And why should I care?

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