Phantasy Star Online 2

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Phantasy Star Online 2 launches in Europe early 2013

Phantasy Star Online 2 launches in Europe early 2013

Free-to-Play multiplayer action RPG heads West.

Phantasy Star Online 2 launches in the US and Europe in early 2013, Sega has announced.

The free-to-play multiplayer action RPG is in development for the PC and PS Vita, but this latest announcement, issued to PSO-World, mentions the PC version only.

Sega America digital boss Chris Olson said: "Phantasy Star Online was a revolutionary game when it was released, and we want to make sure that its successor in the series is every bit as ambitious.

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Sony announces new PS Vita games for Japan

Sony announces new PS Vita games for Japan

Confirms Mega Man creator's new Vita project.

Sony has announced a raft of new PS Vita games for launch in Japan.

Among them are Phantasy Star Online 2 and Persona 4 The Golden.

Phantasy Star Online 2 was previously a PC exclusive. According to Andriasang, series producer Sakai Satoshi said the PC and Vita versions will be played on the same server, and you'll be able to play the same character on both versions.

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Phantasy Star Online 2 announced

Phantasy Star Online 2 announced

Coming to PC next year.

Phantasy Star Online 2 has been announced and will be released next year.

SEGA blew the whistle in a video at the Tokyo Game Show 2010 (thanks, VG247).

Actual gameplay details weren't mentioned. SEGA instead used the video as a chance to reminisce.

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