July 28, 2020 Phantasy Star On-line 2 hits Steam on August 5.
After an prolonged beta on Xbox One, the English launch of Phantasy Star Online 2 lastly hit PC a number of months in the past, however solely by way of an occasionally-cantankerous Home windows Retailer launch. Sega introduced that the sport would hit “extra PC platforms” within the close to future, and now the Phantasy Star On-line 2 Steam web page is reside forward of the brand new model’s launch subsequent week.
The Phantasy Star On-line 2 Steam launch date is about for August 5. A brand new blog post particulars a complete host of Valve-themed content material that may assist rejoice the launch, together with a headcrab emote, a TF2 Pyro gasoline masks, a Portal 2 Wheatley evolution machine, and a pair of outfits bringing Gordon Freeman and Alyx Vance into the world of PSO2. You possibly can see these rewards intimately by way of the trailer beneath.
A mixture of PSO2’s troublesome launcher and points with the Home windows Retailer led to a load of issues with the unique PC launch. PSO2 Tweaker – the fan-made software that gamers had been utilizing to play the Japanese launch for ages – was up to date to assist alleviate the problems, however hopefully that may quickly be pointless.
The launch of the Steam web page comes just some days after the Xbox Games Showcase, the place Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis made its debut as a modernised, up to date model of PSO2 that may run alongside the unique MMORPG.
Take a look at another free Steam games as you await PSO2’s increasingly-likely debut on the platform.