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The wait is finally over! Join the Closed Beta Test and be one of the first to explore numerous worlds with friends, and experience unparalleled action combat and character customization!
Welcome to Oracle, recruits! The Closed Beta Test for one of Japan’s biggest online RPGs, Phantasy Star Online 2 (PSO2), is about to start. For those who signed up via the Xbox Insider Hub, your never-ending quest starts Friday, February 7th, 5 PM (PST). Check the schedule below for more information!
CLOSED BETA TEST SCHEDULE
Starts: Friday, February 7th, 5 PM (PST)
Ends: Saturday, February 8th, 11:59 PM (PST)
Extended: Additional period from Sunday, February 9th, 5:00 PM (PST) to 12:00 AM (PST)
Pre-Load: Started Monday, February 3rd. Download it once: you can update the existing client for the upcoming Open Beta Test and Launch without having to redownload the game.
TAKE ON URGENT QUESTS
Join forces with up to eleven other operatives and experience unforgettable boss battles in special events called Urgent Quests. These challenges happen at specific times throughout the day, so make sure to check the schedule below so you don’t miss out on obtaining unique rewards during the Closed Beta Test!
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OBTAIN SPECIAL REWARDS
Beta Testers will retain their progress and have a chance to claim special rewards for either logging in or for participating in Urgent Quests. Make sure to check the requirements below to maximize your chances of obtaining them all!
Players will receive these rewards immediately after logging in during the Closed Beta Test.
First Log in
Photon Halo B (Accessory)
EXP Boost +50% (x3), Rare Drop Boost +50% (x3), Meseta Boost +50% (x3), Triboost +100% (x3), Casino Coin Pass (x5) (Consumables)
Players will receive these rewards when the game officially launches (release date TBA).
Complete 1 Urgent Quest
Photon Halo C (Accessory), Triboost +100% (Consumable)
Complete 2 Urgent Quests
Photon Halo A (Accessory), Triboost +100% (Consumable)
Complete 3 Urgent Quests
Mag Dreamcast (Evolution Device), Triboost +100% (Consumable)
Complete 4 Urgent Quests
Coated Edge (Weapon Camo), Triboost +100% (x10) (Consumable)
WATCH CONCERTS LIVE
Meet Quna, Oracle’s favorite music idol! Gather your friends during the Closed Beta Test and watch her perform live in the Ship’s Shopping Plaza. Concert-goes will not only have a great time but also receive multiple buffs afterward! It’s a unique experience that you will not want to miss!
8:00 – 8:15pm
Our Fighting, Eternal Encore
Rare Drop Rate Increase, Meseta Drop Rate Increase, and Experience Points Rate Increase
*Make sure to type "Encore" during Quna's inaugural performance to motivate her into coming back for a second song, "Eternal Encore"!
Thank you for participating in this Closed Beta Test and getting a first glimpse of what is in store for you in 2020! We will continue to create content for the website in anticipation of what lies ahead. Please share your thoughts with us on social media! We cannot wait to hear about your first experiences as ARKS Operatives!
For those anxious to get back to the world of Phantasy Star Online 2, remember; the Closed Beta Test is just the beginning! We hope to see you recruits soon in the Open Beta Test (DATES TBA) and beyond!
- The PSO2 Team
Attention Arks! Make sure to check this article to find out how to obtain special rewards during the Closed Beta Test!
Arks need some fun in between skirmishes with the Falspawn, and there’s no better way than enjoying some live music with friends in the Shopping Plaza!
Greetings, Arks! Due to the issues encountered Friday, February 7th, we have decided to extend the beta testing period and add a new Urgent Quests schedule for Sunday, February 9th.