Phantasy Star Online 2 Closed Beta Starts Next Week

Phantasy Star Online 2 beta will start this February

By Grayshadow, Posted 28 Jan 2020

The western version of Phantasy Star Online 2 was confirmed at E3 2019 at Microsoft's press conference. Now the beta will start this February 7th.


The beta will last about 24-hours and pre-download will start on February 3rd. The beta is only available on Xbox One.

The wait is finally over! The Closed Beta Test for one of Japan’s biggest online RPGs, Phantasy Star Online 2 (PSO2), starts Friday, February 7th at 5 PM (PST). Participants will retain their progress and have a chance to obtain special in-game rewards. Sign up now through the Xbox Insider Hub!

Closed Beta Test Schedule

Starts: Friday, February 7th, 5 PM (PST)

Ends: Saturday, February 8th, 11:59 PM (PST)

Official Website: Opens Friday, February 7th, 10 AM (PST)

Pre-Load: Players will be able to install the game in advance starting 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.

Players can take on a variety of Urgent at specific times. Beta testers will get special rewards for participating in these Urgent Quests.

February 7th Quests

8 to 8:30 p.m. PST – Cradle of Darkness

10 to 10:30 p.m. PST – Giant Automata: The Awakening

February 8th Quests

7 to 7:30 a.m. PST – Cradle of Darkness

1 to 1:30 p.m. PST – Giant Automata: The Awakening

5 to 5:30 p.m. PST – Cradle of Darkness

8:30 to 9 p.m. PST – The Raging Obsidian Arm

9 to 9:30 p.m. PST – Elder of the Unfathomable Abyss

Immediate Rewards

Players will receive these rewards immediately after logging in during the Closed Beta Test.

First Login – Photon Halo B (Accessory) and Beauty Salon Free Pass (Consumable)

Daily Rewards – EXP Boost +50% (x3), Rare Drop Boost +50% (x3), Meseta Boost +50% (x3) (Consumables)

Special Rewards

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)

Those who participate will also be able to retain progress, which is a impressive.

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General Information

Platform(s): Xbox One, PS4, Switch, PC
Publisher(s): Sega
Developer(s): Sega, Online R&D
Genres: Action-Adventure
Themes: MMO
Release Date: 2020

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