The Japanese arm of Sega launched a batch of latest screenshots and artwork of Phantasy Star On-line 2: New Genesis, additionally exhibiting among the cool issues the west doesn’t get.
The screenshots present a fast have a look at the sport’s world and character design, on high of the swimsuits and “crawl” swimming animation which might be included within the “Starter Packages” revealed earlier this week.
We additionally get to see the field artwork for the usual version and for the restricted version, neither of which shall be launched within the west. We’ve to get them digital for $43 for every of two packages.
The restricted version comes with a spiffy cowl portraying the 2 heroines Aina and Mannon and features a mini-soundtrack.
Within the gallery you may as well see the artwork within the works for the bodily retailer-specific bonuses, which embrace tapestries, mouse pads, and posters. This can be a frequent apply in Japan, the place bodily retailer-specific bonuses include beautiful bespoke artwork and are sometimes thought of collector’s gadgets. That’s one other of the great issues we normally don’t get.
Phantasy Star On-line 2: New Genesis will come for a similar platforms as Phantasy Star On-line 2 which within the west is (for now) Xbox and PC, whereas in Japan it can launch for PS4, Nintendo Swap, and PC (therefore the covers above).
In the event you’d prefer to know what to anticipate, you’ll be able to take a look at the information from the primary livestream in regards to the recreation, these from the second, and the newest from earlier this week.
By the way, a second part of the closed beta has just lately led to Japan, and one for the worldwide market can be coming very quickly.