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PSO2:NGS Additional Information - Part 2

Hungry for more information about PSO2:NGS? Check out this article to learn more about shared information between PSO2 and PHANTASY STAR ONLINE 2 NEW GENESIS!

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Hello operatives! Thank you for playing Phantasy Star Online 2! PHANTASY STAR ONLINE 2 NEW GENESIS – now referred to as PSO2:NGS – is scheduled to be released in 2021 and we’d like to share updated information with you regarding compatible information between PSO2:NGS and PSO2. 

 

If you want a refresher of what has been previously announced regarding PSO2:NGS, please see the links below.

 

PHANTASY STAR ONLINE 2 NEW GENESIS Additional Information

 

PHANTASY STAR ONLINE 2 NEW GENESIS Announcement


 

Regarding Personal Shop and Trade Items for PSO2:NGS

 

  • Items obtained through PSO2:NGS are only marketable through the PSO2:NGS Personal Shop System, and items obtained in PSO2 are only marketable through the PSO2 Personal Shop System.

 

  • The Personal Shop System allows the display and purchase of items by value according to N-Meseta, the in-game currency of PSO2:NGS.

 

  • Upon sale, a 10% Seller’s Fee will be deducted from the item purchase price.

 

  • Unlike in PSO2, there is no ability to trade items directly with other operatives in PSO2:NGS.

 

 

Regarding the power of Weapons and Units you obtained from PSO2

 

  • Items obtained in PSO2, such as Weapons and Units, will be modified during use in PSO2:NGS. Changes will be reverted during use in PSO2 and will be the same as before.

 

  • Rarity of PSO2 – obtained Weapons and Units will be converted during use in PSO2:NGS as below:


Rarity of Item obtained from and during use in PSO2

 

Item Rarity during use in PSO2:NGS

1-6«

1« 

7-12« 

2« 

13-14« 

3« 

15« 

4« 


  • At service launch, the maximum Rarity of items in PSO2:NGS will be 4«.

 

  • Equipment Requirements for Classes will be changed according to PSO2:NGS Class Specifications for each Weapon Category.

 

  • Regardless of Rarity, items obtained from PSO2 are unable to be sold at PSO2:NGS NPC Shops or displayed in the PSO2:NGS Personal Shops.

 

  • Equipment Extensions and Unit Timed Abilities performed or applied in PSO2 will not function in PSO2:NGS.

 

  • Units in PSO2:NGS will not be visible and the Equipment section name for “Back”, “Arms” and “Legs” will be changed to “Unit 1”, “Unit 2”, and “Unit 3”. The “Back”, “Arms” and “Legs” Units you obtained from PSO2 will become the Armors that fill each slot.

 

  • The Enhancement Level of Items obtained in PSO2 are not changed for PSO2:NGS. Items from PSO2 also cannot be enhanced in the PSO2:NGS Item Lab. (Updated: )
    • Weapons from PSO2 with an Enhancement Level of +35 will remain at +35 in PSO2:NGS, but their performance will be equivalent to PSO2:NGS Weapons with an Enhancement Level of +40.
    •  Similarly, Units (Armor) from PSO2 with an Enhancement Level of +10 will remain at +10 in PSO2:NGS, but their performance will be equivalent to PSO2:NGS Units with an Enhancement Level of +40.


  • Weapons and Armor obtained during play in PSO2:NGS can be Enhanced to Enhancement Level +40.

 

  • Weapon Elements and Element Levels will be negated and set to Level 0 during use in PSO2:NGS.

 

  • Weapon Potentials of Weapons obtained in PSO2 will be changed to PSO2:NGS Weapon Potentials with consideration paid to their original values.

 

  • PSO2:NGS-specified Weapons and Armors obtained during play in PSO2:NGS are unavailable in PSO2.

 

 

Weapon and Unit Augments obtained in PSO2

 

  • Weapon and Unit Augments obtained in PSO2 will be changed to PSO2:NGS Augments that correlate to some extent with the original abilities or stats. These changes will only apply to the items during use in PSO2:NGS and will be reverted during use in PSO2.

 

  • Weapons and Units obtained in PSO2 cannot be Augmented at the Item Lab in PSO2:NGS.

 

  • The designation of S-Grade Augments will be negated in PSO2:NGS and these items will also have modified values that correlate to some extent with the original abilities or stats.

 

 

Equipping Layering Wear and CAST Parts in PSO2:NGS

            

  • During PSO2 Story cutscenes, a player character that is wearing or using PSO2: NGS Layering Wear or CAST Parts will instead be shown wearing or using default PSO2 Outfits or CAST Parts.

 

  • Please see below for details on these replacements:


Character Designation

Default PSO2 Outfit or CAST Part Series

Male other than CAST

Close Quarters

Female other than CAST

Quartz Verge

CAST Male

Dista Series

CAST Female

Diehl Series




Shared Content between PSO2:NGS and PSO2

 

Please see the key and table below for shared and non-shared player data other than Items between PSO2:NGS and PSO2:

 

Key

Symbol

Meaning

Y

Yes

N

No

Does not apply or some aspects are different


Categories

PSO2 Player Data

Shared with PSO2:NGS

Notes

System

Play Time

Y

 

Player Meseta

N

 

Registered Symbol Art

Y

 

Registered Chat Shortcuts

N

There was an error made regarding the possibility of data sharing. We apologize for the error and have corrected it(Added on 1/28/2021.)

Registered Auto Chat

Y

 

Character Overhead Display

N

 

Displayed Titles

N

 

PSO2 NPC Affinities

N

 

Available Partner Characters

N

In PSO2:NGS, Partners and Friend Avatars are not available (Added on 1/28/2021.)

Characters

Character Name, Race

Y

 

Gender

There is no gender concept in PSO2:NGS. Characters created in PSO2 that are used for the first time in PSO2:NGS will have this character information generated as Type 1 for males and Type 2 for females.

Face, Hair, Body Settings

Y

 

Character’s Equipment Info.

N

Saved Palette information from PSO2 is saved independently from PSO2:NGS.

Class Information

N

 

EXP Earned

N

 

Skill Tree Information

N

 

Added Skill Tree Information

N

 

Used Boost Item Status

N

 

Event Items

N

 

Auxiliary Information

N

 

Action Items

Palette Configuration Information

N

 

Learned Photon Arts and Techniques

N

 

Equippable Weapon Information

Equippable Weapon Information is different between PSO2 and PSO2:NGS. Weapons equipped in PSO2 cannot be used in PSO2:NGS.

Equippable Unit Information

Equippable Unit Information is different between PSO2 and PSO2:NGS. Units equipped in PSO2 cannot be used in PSO2:NGS.

Pets

N

 

Equippable Skill Ring Information

N

 

Fashion Information (Hairstyles, Outfits, Layering Wear, Accessories, etc.)

Y

 

Owned Items (Inventory)

Y

Inventory in PSO2 and PSO2:NGS are separate. Items in the PSO2 Inventory can be withdrawn from the Storage Terminal (Added on 1/28/2021.)

Inventory Expansion (if applicable)

N

Inventory Expansion status is not shared with the Inventory of PSO2:NGS. However, when the PSO2 Inventory is accessed via the Storage Terminal of PSO2:NGS, the PSO2 Inventory Expansion status is shown (Added on 1/28/2021.)

Character Storage Contents

Y

 

Character Storage Expansion (if applicable)

Y

 

Affinity Gauge of Items in Character Storage or Inventory

Y

 

Locked Items and Stealthed Units

N

 

Mag Information

Only Information regarding Used Mag Devices will be shared.

Salon

Fashion Information Set by using a Ticket Item in the Salon

Y

 

Fashion Items that are usable on all Characters

Y

For Ticket Items that have been used twice. There was an error made regarding the possibility of data sharing. We apologize for the error and have corrected it (Added on 1/28/2021.)

Time remaining to Edit after using Salon Passes as a Premium Set Player

Y

 

Time remaining to Edit after using Color-Change Passes as a Premium Set Player

Y

 

Quest Unlock Status

Tutorial Progression Status

N

 

Unlocked Quest Status

N

 

Unlocked Client Order Status

N

 

Accepted Client Orders

N

 

ARKS Mission Progress

N

 

AQ Threat Level Status

N

 

Story Quest Progression Status

N

 

Gathering

Gathering Level and Achievements

N

 

 

Gathering Stamina Status

N

 

Crafting

Crafting Level and Achievements

N

There is no Crafting in PSO2:NGS, so these cannot be shared (Added on 1/28/2021.)

Customized Photon Arts and Techniques

N

Crafting Line Cooldown Status

N

Crafting Line Expansion (if applicable)

N

Received Orders

N

Placed Orders

N

Personal Quarters

Remodeled Personal Quarters (if applicable)

N

There are no Personal Quarters in PSO2:NGS, so these cannot be shared (Added on 1/28/2021.)

Personal Quarters Customization

N

Kudos Counter Settings

N

Personal Quarters Entry Permission Settings

N

Registered Jukebox Music Discs

N

Personal Shop

Personal Shop Items Listed for Sale

N

The Personal Shops in PSO2 and PSO2:NGS are separate systems, so these are not shared (Added 1/28/2021.)

Personal Shop Sales Amount

N

Personal Shop Sales History

N

Personal Shop Advertisement Settings

N

Saved Personal Shop Symbol Art Signs

N

Alliance

Alliance Enrollment Status

Y

There is no feature like the Alliance Quarters in PSO2:NGS, but your Alliance Membership status will be shared (Added 1/28/2021.)

Position within your Alliance

Y

Friends

Friend List

Y

 

Friend Requests

Y

 

Received Email Storage Status

Y

 

Login Announcement Settings

Y

 

Communications

Communications Log

Y

 

Kudos with Comments

Y

 

Kudos Without Comments

Y

 

List of Players you have formed Parties (4-player) with

Y

 

Multi-Party Players (Players within your past 12-player Parties)

Y

 

Log of Players who have used your Friend Avatar

Y

Friend Avatars do not exist in PSO2:NGS, however this function will remain in PSO2 and be accessible via your Communication History.

Messages

Received Messages

Y

 

Sent Messages

Y

 

Message Receipt Status

Y

 

ARKS ID

ARKS ID Settings

N

 

Add Friend Avatar Status

N

 

Gift List

N

 

Wish List

N

 

Storage

Default, Extended, Premium, OTP, and Pickup Storage

Y

 

Alliance and Meseta Storage

N

 

Collection Folder

Collection Sheets

N

 

Casino

Casino Coins

N

 

Lookbook

Saved Looks

Y

 

Player

Player ID Name

Y

 

Player ID

Y

 

Game-play Records

Only “Total Play Time” will be shared

Encyclopedia List

N

 

Acquired Titles

N

 

Blocked List Information

Y

 

AC Balance

Y

 

SG Balance

Y

 

FUN Point Balance

N

 

Challenge Miles Balance

N

 

Battle Coin Balance

N

 

Buster Medal Balance

N

 

Buster Quest Grade

N

 

Dark Blast Unlock Status

N

 

Purchase History

Y

 

Premium Set Expiration Date

Y

 

Personal Quarter Use Expiration Date

N

 

Personal Shop Use Expiration Date

Y

 

Extended Storage Use Expiration Date

Y

 

Material Storage Use Expiration Date

Y

 

Expand Max. Orders Received Expiration Date

N

 

Emotes learned by using Items

Y

 

Collection Folder Expansion Expiration Date

N

 

Extreme Pass Distribution time remaining

N

 

Options

Game Settings → Settings → Action Settings

Y

 

Game Settings → Settings → HUD Settings

Y

 

Game Settings → Settings → Menu Settings

Y

 

Game Settings → Settings → Auto Pick Up

N

 

Game Settings → Settings → Other settings

Y

 

Game Settings → Camera Settings

Y

 

Game Settings → Text Display Settings

N

 

Game Settings → Notification Settings → Confirmation Notifications

Y

 

Game settings → Notification Settings → Message Notifications

Y

 

Game settings → Notification Settings → Other Notifications

Y

 

Game Settings → Chat Settings → Chat Settings

Y

 

Game Settings → Chat Settings → Display Auto Chat from Other Users

Y

 

Game Settings → Chat Settings → Channels Featured in ‘Display All’ Log Window

N

 

Game Settings → Screen Capture Settings

Y

 

Game Settings → Other Settings → Salon Settings

Y

 

Game Settings → Other Settings → Dark Blast Settings

N

 

Game Settings → Other Settings → Ridroid Settings

N

 

Control Settings → Control Display Type

Y

There was an error made regarding the possibility of data sharing. We apologize for the error and have corrected it (Updated on 1/28/2021.)

Control Settings → Keybind Settings (Controller)

N

 

Control Settings → Keybind Settings (Mouse)

N

 

Control Settings → Keybind Settings (Keyboard)

N

 

Audio Settings → Volume

Y

 

Graphics Settings → Graphics Features

Y

 

 

Graphics Settings → Display Quality

Y

 

 



*The information described within this page is under development. The contents and functions detailed in this article could be updated without any prior notice.



**This page has been updated on 1/28/2021 (PST) to correct some of the items below. We apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused.

  • Regarding "Available Partners": We have consolidated the information for EPISODE 1 to EPISODE 4, and after EPISODE 5.
  • The placement of the following categories: "Salon", "Quest Unlock Status", and "Crafting" has been adjusted.
  • The same settings in PSO2’s Option menu will be automatically shared and applied to PSO2:NGS upon the first gameplay session, with the exception of certain options. They can be changed separately for either PSO2 or PSO2:NGS by the user afterwards.

 

We are beyond excited to welcome you all to the world of PHANTASY STAR ONLINE 2: NEW GENESIS. Please look forward to learning more about PSO2:NGS in the near future. 

 

Thank you for your continuous and incredible support of Phantasy Star Online 2! 

 

- The PSO2 Team

 

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