Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis Kicks off January Updates with Winter Event

The Upcoming Winter World Trial Begins on January 19

Tokyo, January 12, 2022 – SEGA announced the Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis Winter Event begins today and lasts until February 8. A variety of other seasonal events and limited time rewards, including a new 5-star weapon series, seasonal world trials and Mission Pass: NGS Season 4 also start this month.

The Winter Event, complete with snowfall and tress sporting snow-laden branches, begins today. Watch out for the new roaming Seasonal enemies and spot the Nord Rappies in their cozy little outfits! Along with the Winter Event comes a makeover! Central City will be decorated with a winter theme, and Mischief Symbols can be found all around. Players will be able to participate in the Winter Event in the Retem Region as well as the Aelio Region.

Players can also take on Daily Tasks and Weekly Tasks during the Winter Event by talking to Xiandy in Retem City. Some tasks will even reward players with special avatar items! Exchange your points for goodies at Xiandy’s Exchange Shop. Players can exchange points for the Mag Form/Winter Minimo, STP: Rappy – Snowfriends, and a Tiger Cape during the first half of the event. In the latter half of the event, which starts on January 26, Xiandy will add a Tiger Head-Mount and Rope Ribbon to her catalog! Coveted items such as Star Gems and Special Scratch Tickets will be available as well, so stock up on Seasonal Points throughout the event period!

During the Winter Event, Seasonal Enemies can be found in most Sectors within both the Aelio and Retem Regions. They’ll have seasonal symbols over their heads, making them easy to spot. The Seasonal Enemies for this event are weak to the Wind element.

Enemies and bosses with seasonal symbols will appear during the two Urgent Quests in Retem Region, Dustyl Vera Suppression Op, and Renus Vera Suppression Op. Earn Seasonal Points by defeating Seasonal Enemies and completing Limited-time tasks.

The new 5-star Weapon, Wind element Tempesta series, can be obtained with Seasonal Points. Each weapon in the Tempesta series is 5-star rarity and powerful against enemies weak to Wind. Gear up early on to make the most of its strength during the event period! Players might also find Color Variant Weapons when defeating enemies.

Gear up for Mission Pass: NGS Season 4!

NGS Mission Pass Season 4 starts today and ends on February 8! Complete the NGS Season 4 Mission Pass to get even more rewards.

Seasonal World Trials

Join the upcoming Winter World Trial: Stellar Grace Recovery Operating, starting on January 19. Stellar Grace will be adorned with winter decorations during the World Trial: Stellar Grace Recovery Operation! Don’t forget to join in the search for them, as it’s a guarantee that you’ll receive at least an SG 5 Ticket.

Read about all the updates coming to Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis this month here.

Players can play nine years of content in Phantasy Star Online 2 and join the newest entry to the series, Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis. Complete Chapter 1 to be ready to play Chapter 2 and experience all the content in the Sandstorm Requiem update! Download and play Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis on PC and Xbox One for free today.

About Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis

PHANTASY STAR ONLINE 2 NEW GENESIS is a new online action RPG game by SEGA. Set 1,000 years after the events of Phantasy Star Online 2, PSO2: NGS takes place on Halpha, a planet on which ARKS (soldiers of the Oracle colony fleet in the Phantasy Star Online 2 series) are locked in a battle for dominance against the mysterious DOLLS.

PSO2: NGS features new and improved action combat and character customization, allowing for more flexibility and expression than ever before. Choosing from four unique races and seven classes, players can join forces with other operatives to experience unforgettable battles and boss fights in brand new locales, with an emphasis on flowing, flashy mobility to conquer and explore sprawling open environments. Players will be able to do all of this with friends on both PC (Steam / Windows 10 / Epic Games Store) and Xbox One thanks to cross-platform play.

The Global version of PHANTASY STAR ONLINE 2 NEW GENESIS includes fully localized text and character voices in English and will remain content current with the Japanese servers. Details can be found at  For additional up-to-the-minute updates, players can follow @play_PSO2 on Twitter, @PSO2Official on Facebook and @play_pso2 on Instagram.


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