During Xbox Games Showcase, SEGA revealed a new teaser trailer for Phantasy Star Online: New Genesis. However, the video provided the fans with more questions than answers and so the developers have shared a follow-up video (that you can find below) and an article on the official site to address players’ concerns.
Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis (PSO2: NGS) is a brand new title in the PSO2 series. Set one thousand years after the events of Phantasy Star Online 2, embark on the ultimate PSO2 experience by exploring vast open fields and an unparalleled action combat system!
Phantasy Star Online 2 players will be able to use their characters in PSO2: NGS, click here for more details.
- 2021 will mark PS02’s largest update ever! To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Phantasy Star Online, the devs will be aiming for even greater heights and reshaping the story, game system, graphics engine, and character creation system. PSO2 will be reborn as an open-field online RPG, with a renewed battle system and game system to match!
- The twin universes of PSO2: NGS and PSO2 exist side by side! Both are playable! You can continue to enjoy the original PSO2 even after PSO2: NGS has been released. Accounts that have been playing PSO2 will be able to hop between PSO2: NGS and PSO2.
- Create even more gorgeous characters with the new and improved graphics engine! With the new graphics engine comes enhanced character models. In addition to the features present in the current character creation system, you’ll now have even more detailed options, like changing the luster of your character’s skin. Characters will also be able to move their fingers now! Furthermore, you’ll be able to wear more accessories—as well as change their locations—creating even more customized characters.
Check out the full announcement article here.