Phantasy Star Online 2

Sign Up for the Phantasy Star Online 2 Closed Beta Test Now!


  • Early sign-up has begun for the Phantasy Star Online 2 Closed Beta, available to US and Canada
  • The Phantasy Star Online 2 Closed Beta is exclusive to Xbox One
  • Register from within the Xbox Insider Hub on your Xbox One or Windows 10 device
  • Details on the start date for the closed beta will be announced at a later date

Phantasy Star Online 2 (PSO2), one of Japan’s biggest online RPGs, is coming soon to users in North America on Xbox One. Beginning today, players in the United States and Canada can sign up for the Closed Beta Test through the Xbox Insider Program to secure a spot and receive special rewards!

In Phantasy Star Online 2, you are a member of ARKS, a task force dedicated to exploring numerous planets and protecting the universe against a malignant force called the Falspawn. Embark on a never-ending assortment of missions with fellow operatives and experience unparalleled action RPG combat, completely free to play.

Phantasy Star Online 2

Better Together

Get ready for the ultimate online Free-to-Play experience and go out on missions with a party of up to four players or explore exclusive multiparty areas where up to twelve players can play simultaneously!

Phantasy Star Online 2

Unmatched Combat

Phantasy Star Online 2 features one of the most responsive action combat systems among online RPGs. Combo your way through multiple enemies at once and engage in unforgettable boss fights armed with highly customizable skillsets, each unique to one of nine classes and eighteen distinct weapon types.

Phantasy Star Online 2

Several Ways to Play

Switch character classes at any time to find your ideal playstyle: hack-and-slash through missions with melee-based roles or take a step back and eliminate foes by using ranged or elemental attacks! You can also customize the way you play by selecting different camera settings, including an over-the-shoulder view to aim at enemies with better precision.

Phantasy Star Online 2

Endless Exploration

Choose from multiple difficulty settings catered to your skill and character level. Jump into procedurally generated environments that reshape your adventures whenever you play and experience unexpected events and random monsters spawning with every mission!

Phantasy Star Online 2

Ultimate Character Customization

Discover one of gaming’s most powerful character creators and design the ultimate ARKS Operative. Choose from one of four distinct races and fully customize your character’s appearance with a robust yet easy-to-use system.

Take your character customization to the next level with PSO2’s ever-expanding catalog of editable accessories and layered outfits to mix and match, resulting in countless possibilities for creating a one-of-a-kind character.

Join ARKS Today!

Phantasy Star Online 2

Secure Your Spot in the PSO2 Closed Beta Test for Xbox One with Early Sign-up

NOTE: The PSO2 Closed Beta test is only available to players in the United States and Canada. You can register for early sign-up on Windows 10, but the Closed Beta is exclusive to Xbox One.

If you haven’t yet, make sure to install the Xbox Insider Hub on your Xbox One or Windows 10 device!

  1. Navigate to the Store tab on your Xbox One console, or the Microsoft Store app on your Windows 10 device.
  2. Select Search and look for “Xbox Insider Hub.”
  3. Select the Xbox Insider Hub and choose “get” or “install.”

Once the app is installed, make sure to register for early sign-up for the game!

  1. Launch the Xbox Insider Hub on your Xbox One or Windows 10 device.
  2. If this is your first time launching the app, accept the Xbox Insider Program Terms of Use.
  3. From the main dashboard, select Insider Content.
  4. Under “Games,” select “Phantasy Star Online 2.”
  5. Select “Join” to register for early sign-up.

When the PSO2 Closed Beta begins, you’ll be notified via Xbox Live message! For additional details and updates leading up to the start of the closed beta, follow @XboxInsider on Twitter.

For more info on the PSO2 Closed Beta Test and rewards for participating, visit the official PSO2 website at You can also follow these official PSO2 accounts for sneak peeks and details: