Phantasy Star Online 2, Sega’s long-running online action-RPG, is getting a significant overhaul in the kind of the newly revealed New Genesis, which is making its method to Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC at some time next year.
Revealed throughout today’s Xbox Series X display, New Genesis is being referred to as the “most current entry” in the Phantasy Star Online 2 legend, and guarantees to provide video game system and graphics engine updates to considerably improve the series’ action .
Sega’s statement messaging does leaves something to be preferred, nevertheless; the publisher has otherwise, and rather confusingly, described New Genesis as a both “new title” in the Phantasy Star Online 2 series (over on Twitter) and as an “upgrade” in its YouTube description. It’s likewise even more muddied the waters by suggesting it’ll use gamers’ existing PSO2 characters in some method. Hopefully a little bit more clearness will be offered quickly.
Whatever kind New Genesis winds up taking, Sega states it plans to roll it out “on a worldwide scale” – with Japanese and North American launches presently verified – when it releases next year. That’s definitely an enhancement on the initial Phantasy Star Online 2, which notoriously took nearly 8 years to make the dive from Japan to the west.
Sega states to “remain tuned” to find out more.