Foreign Fridays: Phantasy Star Online 2 (Ep. 1)

On the first episode of our new series, Foreign Fridays, Spunkify checks out Phantasy Star Online 2 a new MMO published by Sega and currently available only in Japan. Check out the in-depth character creation, crazy boss fights, multi-party instances, interchangeable weapons, and other unique traits of Phantasy Star Online 2. Spunkify gives us the complete rundown on whether Phantasy Star Online 2 is a game you should have on your radar!

Foreign Fridays is a series where we take a look at free to play MMO games currently only available in Asian countries such as Japan, Korea, China, and more. We try it out and tell you what is interesting about it, whether we think it will be a success in the EU/NA markets, and if you should try it out right now! Watch this exclusive series right here on every Friday!

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nikago 10 years ago
region locked now cant play outside japan

Ryed 10 years ago
Yay foreign fridays, cant wait for phantasy star online to hit the states. Gotta love MMOBOMB

HappyAnon 10 years ago
While I am happy for this thing I wonder how will you access games which requires kssn and such because not all asian mmos are so easily accessible?

Zoolee 10 years ago
How can I start the game? I only get blank square instead of characters in the main menu, and I don't know what to do... it throws some kind of error, but I can't understand...

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antonio 10 years ago
when are you going to do the dragon ball online game for this show so i can be ready

Dualbird12 10 years ago
I forgot to ask something earlier.
I followed some guides to make an account and guessed my way through the download and install process.
I don't speak a work of japanese and I do have the time to learn but I'm too lazy.
Now I know there is an english patch but I was told on that JP sega posted on their website that if they catch you using an english patch they'll ban you.
They didn't really specify so I don't know if it's just your account that gets banned or if it's an IP block.
Does anyone know if this is true or was I told wrong?? (Please say I was told wrong).

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Radistas 10 years ago
* Europe Here
*No lag
*any chats somewhere ?

Dualbird12 10 years ago
At first I couldn't remember who Spunkify was but after hearing his voice I definitely do. He's really the only reason I went to mmohut. Good thing he's on mmobomb now. As for pso2 I can't wait to try this. Been a huge pso fan since I was 8 or 9 (I'm 20 now).

Sasaki 10 years ago
Okay I managed to play Pso2 now the problem was my Antivir Program

Kyoti 10 years ago
Awesome show

Sasaki 10 years ago
I have a problem, I downloaded the game Installed It and after I let it Patch now when I want to start It patches again and then It closes. When I want to start It again a message pops up that the application got deleted

Ononymous 10 years ago
Imagine, RaiderZ with graphics and character customization like that


rockandroll89 10 years ago
Thanks Mystika, I had no idea that Blade & Soul was pay to play (P2P).

Rockmeo 10 years ago
I already wan to play it D:!

sethsamson 10 years ago
so if the game is "only" avaible in Japan ;p how i can try it out ??? cause i was searching of some kinda link to download ..

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Humor 10 years ago

Just In Case Anyone Else Is Wondering About Where To Find The Patch. The Guys Who Made The Patch Rule, And Humbly Have My Thanks. Though The Game Was Fine In Japanese, Just Took A Little Bit Of Time To Alt Tab Back And Forth (in Windowed Full Screen) To Websites That Have Information, And Majority of Translations Down.

Enjoy All, And Thank You So Much For Doing This Spunkify, I Love PSO2, Well, All PSO Games.

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AirSlayer 10 years ago
Can you post the link where you got the patch?

Samanam 10 years ago
Here's the English patch!

Name (Required) 10 years ago
For many reasons I really like the idea of foreign Fridays! Looking forward to hopefully a very long educational series for years to come!
Asia without a doubt will be the best region to feature online games from, but sometimes there is some nice EU stuff that could be worthy of an episode! Awesome new show!

Blubb van Blubben 10 years ago
This game looked really nice until he said its dungeonbased ....-_____-

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ShilvaStorm 10 years ago
Hi Spunkify, Thank you for the awesome video of pso2 ^^

Now I wonder where you get the english patch because your's seems like the best around.
Could you send me a pm with the info because I can't find anything on the forums either.

Thanks ;D

SNAK4ATER 10 years ago
Thanks for the first episode of Foreign Fridays. It was a great and very informative first episode.

The game looks totally awesome, i was a little concerned when you mentioned a little of the grind on the earlier levels, but like you also said, the game just looks like a blast to play, so a little grind wouldn't matter to me, i cannot wait to play it.

Thanks again for the vid.

Dragoonis Mystic 10 years ago
Not mush for shooting games but ,with the wasy that forgien friday is may done .I just may give it a whirl nice going Spunkify can't wait until next Friday now .;-)

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infernodemon2005 10 years ago
can't wait for this game to come stateside next year. i'll be following it closely because it looks amazing.

rockandroll89 10 years ago
That was a great first show Spunkify, I can't wait for the next one. I was just wondering do you take requests, or maybe recommendations on what Foreign games you could try next or sometime in the future. If that's a yes than here it is: their has been a game from Foreign that I had not seen anyone talk about and I think it should be by time that someone did. Their is one game that comes to mind when it comes to a game that I haven't head much of besides of what I read online and not seeing gameplay at all yet. Hmmm O anyways, the game is called: Blade & Soul,link= ; the game company that makes this game is Based in Korean and yea I would like to see Spunkify give this a try and see what he thinks about it. Mmobomber's what F2P Foreign game do you think Spunkify should give a try.

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Mystika 10 years ago
Love the character customisation, probably the best one I've seen yet, although from this Foreign Friday, it seems like majority of the stuff has a "Asian or Anime" feel, which I'm sure won't appeal to everyone (I'm fine with it tho).

I'm curious though as to why the character customisation is in English instead of Japanese, unless you applied some sort of English patch for that particular section.

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Sansori 10 years ago
Sweeeeet ! GOOO Spunkify !! foreign fridays :D !!

Sabin 10 years ago
sure, just did.

kfviofdsa0 10 years ago
Sure just send me a private message on the forums :)

Sabin 10 years ago
if you ever do a foreign friday regardin dragonball online, mail me, i play the game for like 3 years now and i can help with any information you want ^^

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Siroul 10 years ago
Hey Spunk how do you download the english patch for it?

darkchapters 10 years ago
I play this game and i need to say something... IT'S AWESOME! :D I never had so much fun playing a MMO in years! It's a instanced based game, but with lots of FUN! And the bosses fights are so badass! :D You need to try this one, you wont regret for sure! Greetings from Portugal!

Check my youtube channel to see some Boss action, search for "darkchapters"

TheGamer 10 years ago
New show!Awesome! Man i love MMOBomb =D

DudeWithSwag 10 years ago
YAY Spunkify brought Foreign Fridays YAY

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