Sega finally confirm Phantasy Star Online 2 for Europe
Sega have finally ended months of speculation and have officially announced that they are bringing Phantasy Star Online 2 to Europe next year. Releasing for the PC next year will be the official sequel to the 2000 Dreamcast/Xbox/GameCube game Phantasy Star Online. It is currently free to download in Japan, with in game items able to be brought for real money.
The game will be available in 2013 in Europe but will have a full retail version. Like most MMO games, players will be able to create their own unique characters, give them their own special skills and chance to specialise in different class of weapons such as melee or long range.
Phantasy Star Online 2 is a return to the third person hack and slash formula rather than the system used in Phantasy Star Online Episode 3 C.A.R.D Revolution. To confirm this, Sega have released a full English website where information will build over the coming months.
Phantasy Star Online 2 will launch next year for PC. A mobile and PlayStation Vita versions are also said to be in development.