Asiasoft Corporation Public Company Limited (“Asiasoft”) today officially starts the world’s first English service of Phantasy Star Online 2, servicing gamers residing in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines. Asiasoft opened the Early Access into the server from 27 May 2014 for gamers who had activated their beta keys prior to 28 May 2014.
The game’s Thai language service was launched a week earlier on 22 May 2014 with Early Access on 20 May 2014.
With over 20 years history, Phantasy Star has been one of SEGA Corporation’s most prominent and revolutionary gaming franchises. Phantasy Star Online, the franchise’s first online iteration, was released after 2000 for SEGA Dreamcast and PC and it garnered commercial and critical success.
Developed by SEGA Corporation, Phantasy Star Online 2 is a free-to-play MMOARPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Action Role-Playing Game) for Windows PC which was first introduced in Japan in 2012 and it has won multiple accolades and reached milestones for online gaming in Japan.
“Together with Asiasoft, we are excited to bringing Phantasy Star Online 2 to Southeast Asian gamers” said Yukio Sugino, Managing Director of SEGA Corporation. “This partnership with Asiasoft is in line with SEGA’s strategy to introduce Phantasy Star franchise to new generation of gamers, as well as to expand our online gaming portfolio internationally.”
“Phantasy Star Online 2 is developed by SEGA from ground up as a free-to-play MMOARPG, which is the genre that is popular in SEA region,” said Quach Dong Quang, Regional Product Director (RPG/Casual) of Asiasoft Corporation Public Company Limited. “Asiasoft’s main objective is to provide the best online entertainment product and services to people in Southeast Asia and we believe that Phantasy Star Online 2 is a top-level game title that will be loved by gamers here.”
Asiasoft will kick off the launch of Phantasy Star Online 2 with many fun and exciting activities to mark this celebrated occasion. Fans can head over to the Facebook community page at https://www.facebook.com/PSO2.EN to find out more and they may stand to win attractive prizes and exclusive rewards for their participation.
To register and to download Asiasoft’s English service of Phantasy Star Online 2, please visit the official website at http://pso2.playpark.com.