In her inevitable evolution from popular enka singer into full-blown video game character, Sachiko Kobayashi is teaming up with indie composer / Phantasy Star Online 2 enthusiast Beat Mario in an in-game collaboration that kicks off in August of 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
Fantasy meets Phantasy in an upcoming collaboration between Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward and Phantasy Star Online 2. The former will be invading the latter as Odin enters PSO2 as a boss this summer along with other crossover fun, like Miqo'te outfits and more. Hit the jump for a video announcement.
Last month Sega announced plans to bring Phantasy Star Online 2 to PlayStation 4 in Japan this spring, while those of us in the west just kind of sat around twiddling our thumbs. That aspect isn't going to change any time soon, but Sega did follow up with a concrete release date. Service will officially kick off in Japan on April 20, with the closed beta set to run from February 25 to March 6. More after the jump.
Sentai Filmworks has expanded their winter 2016 plans with the announcement that they have licensed Norn9 and Phantasy Star Online 2: The Animation. Both series will be broadcast in Japan starting in January, and will be available through select digital outlets, with a home video release to follow. More after the jump.
Sega announced plans for the PlayStation 4 version of Phantasy Star Online 2, which is now officially set for a spring 2016 launch in Japan. Players won't need a PlayStation Plus membership to play on PS4. More after the jump.