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Get ready, operatives! Phantasy Star Online 2 officially launches on Steam on August 5th, 2020! Read this article to learn how you can acquire unique Valve-themed rewards in the game!
Embark on a never-ending quest when Phantasy Star Online 2 officially arrives on Steam on August 5th, launching with our next major content update, Episode 4! Experience one of Japan’s biggest online action RPGs, completely free-to-play and featuring cross-play and cross-progress with other available platforms.
PLAY ON STEAM AND GET SPECIAL REWARDS
We are happy to announce a fantastic collaboration release to celebrate the launch of Phantasy Star Online 2 on Steam. Starting August 5th, ARKS Operatives will be able to get unique items based on Valve’s celebrated franchises!
Embody HALF-LIFE 2’s Gordon Freeman or HALF-LIFE: ALYX’s Alyx Vance with special outfits and partner up with Wheatley from Portal 2 with a special Mag Evolution Device! This release will also include cosmetic items from Team Fortress 2 and Left 4 Dead, such as Hairstyles and Weapon Camos!
Update: This article has been updated to reflect changes to the in-game rewards requirements. Read the following list to learn more about how you can obtain these Valve-themed rewards.
Reward One: First-time Login Pack
Log-in to PSO2 on Steam and retrieve the reward from the Visiphone, under “Receive Campaign Items”.
EXP Earned +50% (x5)
Rare Drop Rate +50% (x5)
Meseta Earned +50% (x5)
Half Scape Doll (x5)
Unit "Back / Fresh Aura" (x1)
Reward Two: Pyro's Gas Mask
Log-in to PSO2 on Steam and complete any quest once on Normal/Casual difficulty or higher.
Reward Three: Headcrab Emote
Log-in to PSO2 on Steam and complete any quest twice on Hard/Hardcore difficulty or higher.
Reward Four: Half-Life: Alyx Pack
Log-in to PSO2 on Steam and complete any quest three times on Very Hard difficulty or higher.
Reward Five: HEV Suit
Log-in to PSO2 on Steam and complete any quest four times on Super Hard difficulty or higher.
Portal 2 and Weapon Camos Pack
We will distribute these rewards at a later date.
Evolution Device: Wheatley | Portal 2
* TF2 Minigun (Weapon Camo) | Team Fortress 2
* L4D Frying Pan (Weapon Camo) | Left 4 Dead
* Crowbar (Weapon Camo) | Half-Life
We are beyond excited to see you join the ranks of ARKS when Phantasy Star Online 2 finally releases on Steam. See you in the game on August 5th, operative!
- The PSO2 Team
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Attention ARKS! We are currently updating the game launcher.
The remaining effect time of Boost items in PSO2:NGS will reduce from the time it’s used as intended function.
We would like to inform you about the play status and some of the survey results from the Closed Beta Test.