Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis Ver. 2 Update
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PSO2 New Genesis Ver 2 Will Arrive on June 2023

Sega announced a new major update for Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis (also known as PSO2 NGS) that will bring a lot of changes to the game. New tools and options will arrive for the Creative Space, as well as portable holograms and Cel Shading visual settings. The name of this new update is “Ultra-evolution update: PSO2 NGS ver 2,” and it will release on June 7, 2023.

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Take a look at the Ultra-evolution update for PSO2 New Genesis below.

In the teaser, you can see the new Connect System for the Creative Space. It will work as a sort of customizable programming interface. This tool will let players create their own interactive spaces from obstacle courses to detailed buildings. The trailer also showcases a new graffiti-like item called portable hologram. Players can use it anywhere. The new Cel Shading function can change the character’s visual style. Finally, a new enemy type was also announced.

The game’s development team shared this teaser during the latest PSO2 NGS headline stream. In addition, Series Producer Yuya Kimura explained that the team planned this new major update since the release of New Genesis and it will greatly overhaul the players’ experience.

In recent months, PSO2 NGS received a lot of content with the latest updates following the game’s second anniversary. Most notably, the Slayer playable class was added in April 2023.

Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis is immediately available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC, and the Ultra-evolution update: PSO2 New Genesis ver 2 will arrive on June 7, 2023.

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Frank is a staff writer and tokusatsu fan from Colombia. The first game he remembers ever playing is PS1’s 102 Dalmatians. His favorite franchises are Persona/SMT, Harvest Moon, and Final Fantasy. When he's not writing, you'll find him building gunplas, reading manga, or furnishing his house in Eorzea.