Two big crossovers are coming to Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis. Sega announced in the May 30, 2023 NGS Headline that there will be Ghost in the Shell and Sonic the Hedgehog items in PSO2. Both crossovers will happen in the second half of June 2023. Sonic items arrive on June 21, 2023, while Major Motoko Kusanagi and the crew will show up on June 28, 2023.
The Sonic the Hedgehog PSO2 New Genesis event is being held in honor of his birthday. The hub will feature statues of Sonic, Tails, Amy Rose, Knuckles, and Dr. Robotnik. There will also be a Special Training: Green Hill Sprint limited quest. This is a practice drill with item drops like a Curio Holy Ray. It also offers extra quest point bonus rewards for getting rings and Chaos Emeralds. It’s designed to behave like a Sonic level. As a reminder, Sonic items often appear in the game, such as a Tails Mag Form or other customization items.
As for the Ghost in the Shell PSO2 New Genesis AC Scratch Ticket, it is based on SAC 2045. People can dress up as Motoko or Batou with its items. There are also Weapon Camo options based on the series. It also looks like there will be a Tachikoma Mag Form, as there are stamps based on characters from the series. It looks like there will be a Tachikoma characters can ride too.
Here’s the full NGS Headline. The crossovers appear after the 34 minute mark.
Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis is available to play on the PS4, PS5, Xox One, Xbox Series X, and PC. The Sonic the Hedgehog PSO2 New Genesis crossover begins on June 21, 2023, with the Ghost in the Shell customization items appearing on June 28, 2023.