It’s almost here, the Phantasy Star Online 2 closed beta will be available from 7th to the 8th February 2020, starting 17:00 PST (01:00 GMT).
The best part is all progress made during the closed beta will be carried across to the final game when it launches this spring. For those who are looking to try out one of Japan’s largest online RPGs, head on over to the Xbox Insider Hub and start pre-downloading the lofty 65GB+ ahead of this Friday.
While the title will be coming to both the Xbox One and Windows 10 this spring, the Phantasy Star Online 2 closed beta is exclusive to the Xbox One. So get three other friends together, choose from one of four unique races and six classes and head out on your galactic adventure.
During the beta there will be a number of global events called urgent quests. These will require up to 12 players to band together to take on powerful bosses and receive rare loot.
Friday 7th February Quests
20:00 – 20:30 PST – Cradle of Darkness
22:00 – 22:30 PST – Giant Automata: The Awakening
Saturday 8th February Emergency Quests
07:00 – 07:30 PST – Cradle of Darkness
13:00 – 13:30 PST – Giant Automata: The Awakening
17:00 – 17:30 PST – Cradle of Darkness
20:30 – 21:00 PST – The Raging Obsidian Arm
21:00 – 21:30 PST – Elder of the Unfathomable Abyss
PST is GMT-8 for those outside of North America.
There will be a number of exclusive items for players who log in and complete Emergency Quests during this time. These items will be available once the game launches in Spring – you can find out more information here.
Phantasy Star Online 2 will be available this spring on Xbox One and Windows 10. The game will be a free-to-play online role-playing.