During the July 23, 2020 Xbox Live Showcase, Sega revealed Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis, which seems to be an entire new game in the Phantasy Star Online series. PSO2: New Genesis will release in 2021 for Xbox Series X, Xbox One, and PC in the West.
Check out the trailer:
Here’s Sega’s official “introduction” for the game:
Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis will be coming in 2021! PSO2: NGS will surpass Phantasy Star Online 2 in every way, offering players limitless adventure and unparalleled character customization. The game has been redesigned as a best-in-class online action RPG experience!
Update: The Japanese Twitter account for Phantasy Star Online 2 has revealed that the game is coming to PlayStation 4 and PC will be getting a Cloud version for the Nintendo Switch and PC in Japan. It isn’t clear if the game will come to these platforms in the west as well.
Here’s the Japanese trailer:
The Japanese trailer called this a new game in the Phantasy Star Online 2 series. It noted that it is meant to expand the series worldwide and will have completely new game systems and graphics. More details on the game will be revealed later.
PSO2: New Genesis will launch for the Xbox Series X, Xbox One, and PC in 2021 outside Japan. In Japan, it will appear on the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC.