How To Download Phantasy Star Online 2 Beta

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How To Download Phantasy Star Online 2 Beta
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The Phantasy Star Online 2 beta is still kicking.While it was only supposed to be open February 7-8, 2020, Sega added one more day to the schedule. To make up for issues that occurred on February. Sega's closed PC beta test for Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis is here. The beta officially kicked off on May 14 at 6 PM PT / 9 PM ET and offers players a chance to try out the upcoming reboot. Phantasy Star Online 2 Players Site has launched, and features a wealth of information. This post will act as a guide to getting the game as well as vital information about the test and rules. Refer to a future blog post for an actual game guide. The Pre-Open Beta Runs: 6/15 @ 6AM to 11AM Eastern; 6/16 @ 6AM to 11AM Eastern.

  1. Closed Beta and System Requirements
Registration has opened for the closed beta scheduled on late January. Around 50,000 will be selected, and requires PSO2 gameplay data on their Sega ID.
https://new-gen.pso2.jp/cbt/entry/
System Specs:
OS: Windows 8.1 64bit or Windows 10 64bit
CPU:【Low / Medium Quality】Intel Core i5-9400 or equal
【High Quality】Intel Core i9-10900
RAM:【Low / Medium Quality】8GB RAM
【High Quality】16GB RAM
Hard Drive: About 100GBs (NGS is about 30GB and PSO2 is about 70GB)
※You can reduce download times by completely installing the currently available version of PSO2. However do note, that the 'PSO2 currently in service' and the 'PSO2 used for the closed beta' both require disk space for each version.
Monitor Resolution:【Low Quality】1280x720
【Medium / High Quality】1920x1080
Graphics Card:【Low Quality】NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 950 or equal / AMD Radeon™ R9 285 or equal
【Medium Quality】NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 / AMD Radeon™ RX 580
【High Quality】NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2070 SUPER / AMD Radeon™ RX 5700 XT
DirectX®: DirectX®11 and above
Darkneo206 months ago#2
hmmmm
aside from ray tracing my current pc has everything needed for high quality for this game
Amd Ryzen 7 3800X 16gigs DDR 4 3200 gskill ripjaws Asus Tuff Rtx 3080 OC 10gig Asrock B 450 Pro 4 MB 500gig Samsung Evo SSD WD Blue 2TB HDD XFX Modular 750watt
Will NG be its own client? Installing base PSO2 was a nightmare for me, I'd rather not go through that again.
__C_L_O_U_D__ (Topic Creator)6 months ago#4
ZechtAurion posted...
Will NG be its own client? Installing base PSO2 was a nightmare for me, I'd rather not go through that again.

It's not. It will be attached to the base game, and will allow you to transfer between the two games through the block selection teleporter elevator thingie.
IIRC this was mentioned too in a Puso ni Comi episode.
ZechtAurion6 months ago#5
__C_L_O_U_D__ posted...
It's not. It will be attached to the base game, and will allow you to transfer between the two games through the block selection teleporter elevator thingie.
IIRC this was mentioned too in a Puso ni Comi episode.
I can't even download it anywhere anymore Steampage doesn't exist either, did they lock out the Netherlands or something?
runuts276 months ago#6
You can download NGS by itself, and you can't download it because it's not out yet
ZechtAurion6 months ago#7
runuts27 posted...
You can download NGS by itself, and you can't download it because it's not out yet
I was talking about base PSO2 not NGS and I hope you're right.
The random region lock is still concerning.
ZechtAurion6 months ago#8
runuts27 posted...
You can download NGS by itself, and you can't download it because it's not out yet
Sadly, you're super wrong.
__C_L_O_U_D__ (Topic Creator)6 months ago#9
I'm currently downloading the patch for the JP version and my Teammates are downloading the Global version patch off Steam.
runuts276 months ago#10
ZechtAurion posted...
Sadly, you're super wrong.

Well that is what Sega claimed you could do
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The eight-year wait for Phantasy Star Online 2's western launch is finally over—for some, that is. Others are stuck with errors or bugs that are preventing them from playing, many of which are due to PSO2's reliance on the absolutely awful Windows Store. It's getting in the way of what should otherwise be an exciting moment.

Though I was able to install the game fine and have had no issues playing, the PSO2 subreddit is full of threads complaining of numerous issues that can crop up between installing the free-to-play MMO and actually logging in. 'Sega and Microsoft, get your fucking shit together,' reads the current top thread.

Meaning

There isn't one main error code, like Diablo 3's infamous error 37, but rather loads of different issues. Redditor DozyVan created a bugfix megathread, which includes advice on how to fix problems that range from the Windows Store being set to the wrong region to error codes 1813 and 104, which pop up when trying to actually run the launcher required to login and play PSO2. Both of those errors apparently stem from system permissions settings, but the suggested solutions don't seem to work for every player.

Exacerbating all of this is how terrible the Windows Store is. Half of DozyVan's guide is dedicated to explaining simply how to uninstall and reinstall PSO2, a process that is needlessly obscure on the Windows Store. Even choosing which drive to install the game on is complicated.

It's baffling that Microsoft and Sega didn't at least make PSO2 downloadable through the Xbox beta app, which still has problems but is much easier to navigate. Fortunately, players seem to have devised a way to download PSO2 without the Windows Store, though this solution isn't working for everyone.

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Hopefully the mess is cleaned up quickly, because PSO2 seems pretty neat so far despite being eight years old. And if you can navigate all of these potential issues and actually get into the game, the experience is relatively smooth (though you may want to update your Nvidia drivers to fix stuttering in the main player hub).

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It's ridiculous that the Windows Store is still in such terrible shape after so many years—and that Sega and Microsoft made the baffling decision to make PSO2 exclusive to it when there's so many better solutions.