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CBT: A Look Back

Greetings, operatives! Today we take a look back at our Closed Beta Test and share interesting facts about your choices and survey responses!

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Greetings, Arks! A little over a month ago you stepped into Phantasy Star Online 2 in North America for the first time. During that testing period, you have joined ARKS as one of four races and chose your first class to master; you have made new friends, watched a concert in the Shopping Plaza and conquered Urgent Quests. More importantly, you shared your experiences with us, helping our efforts in finally bringing this beloved title to North America by voicing your opinions and concerns in the forums and the survey.

 

Today we would like to share some interesting facts about the Closed Beta Test period and your survey responses. Again, thank you for taking the time to help us improve PSO2 North America and for your incredible support. We have read your responses, and we are working hard to make sure you have the best experience possible as we continue to support PSO2 for years to come.

 



YOUR CHOICES

Let’s start by sharing the choices made by the community during the beta testing weekend! With four unique races to choose from and nine classes to master at any time, Phantasy Star Online 2 puts player choice first, encouraging experimentation even as you create your character for the first time! Here are some of your picks:

 

Races

Here are your Closed Beta picks for each of the four races in Phantasy Star Online 2.



Classes

Check out which classes players picked during the Closed Beta Test. Hunter took the lead!

Progress

Here is how far you have reached during the Closed Beta Test! (Levels reached in a single class.) It’s too small of a percentage to appear on the graph, but two Arks have actually reached level 75 during the beta testing period!




 




YOUR RESPONSES

Thank you for participating in our survey! We have read your feedback and are considering the steps to make sure your voices are heard as we prepare for the launch sometime this Spring. Here is some interesting data based on your responses:

 

Other Phantasy Star Titles

Phantasy Star is a legendary franchise with over three decades of history since its debut in Japan in 1987. Here are other games in the franchise that beta testers have played:



 

Do you plan to play PSO2 when it finally releases?

The beta testers have spoken! Thank you for your support for the launch of Phantasy Star Online 2 in North America and for participating in the Closed Beta Test! You are our first and most dedicated ARKS Recruits!



 

That’s it for our Closed Beta Test recap, Arks! We will have exciting news to share with you soon and we can’t wait to see you back in the ARKS Ship again!

 



- The PSO2 Team

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