Sega is providing plenty of agonizing pain for fans in the west hopeful for more information on Phantasy Star Online 2. The Japanese release date for the expansion, Phantasy Star Online 2: Episode 2, has officially been announced as July 17 on PC and PS Vita.
Episode 2's release was teased back in April. Additional features include the new Dumans race, the planet Vobal, and the Katana and Bullet Bow weapon categories. Sega will also be releasing a second bonus-packed Premium Package release of Phantasy Star Online 2 for ¥6,279 ($63) on the same day as Episode 2.
Now to continue awaiting word on the online game's arrival outside of Japan…