Sega’s long-running MMO Phantasy Star Online 2 is getting a new Sonic crossover event with $ 100 in cosmetic items that gamers aren’t happy with.
Sega introduced a new Sonic crossover event for Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis with $ 100 worth of cosmetics that the community is not happy with. Celebrate the release of Sound colors: ultimate, Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis received a limited-time event where players can unlock a variety of Sonic-themed items to complete tasks. Unfortunately, Sega received overwhelmingly negative reviews after the announcement, as fans are in disbelief because they find out they have to spend $ 100 to unlock all of the items.
Originally released in Japan in 2012, Sega’s long-running free-to-play MMO, Fantastic Star Online 2 made its way west in 2020 on PC and Xbox One. Receiving a graphics update, some of its elements had aged, so Sega created two versions, one for older players and one called Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis. Updating its visuals once more, Sega adds new environments and story content in a separate “shared universe”. This new version of Fantastic Star Online 2 was released earlier this summer and received mixed to positive reviews. While generally positive, negative reception has been achieved through the implementation of microtransactions through the game.
Describe the event on an official bulletin board on the Phantasy Star Online: New Genesis as well as an announcement on Twitter, Sega introduced the Sound colors: ultimate crossover event. From today until September 29, players can unlock items such as cosmetics, boosters, and rewards for completing various social events such as retweeting on Twitter, speaking in a chat, or joining an alliance. . However, there is a set of cosmetics that the fans were very unhappy with. The “Treat Chao’self” task series requires the player to spend 10,000 AC to unlock all of their cosmetics. In other words, to unlock all of its items, a purchase of $ 100 is required, along with an additional emoticon pack that can be acquired for $ 15. Disappointed, fans took to Twitter to show their disappointment for the event, calling Sega and saying they had mastered the need for microtransactions and ruined it. Fantastic Star Online 2.
Sound colors: ultimate is a remaster of 2010 Sound colors which will feature enhanced visuals and support the 4K resolution which will be released next week. Planned to promote the new remaster, the crossover event also allows players to earn unique and easy-to-unlock perks. Sonic-themed stamps, earrings and shoes by logging in a number of consecutive days or using the hashtag #NGSxSonicCollab. Unfortunately, unlocking Tail’s tail costs $ 20 and SonicThe dash of with the previous rewards overall requires players to spend $ 100, which seems ridiculous to fans.
While no official response from Sega has yet been released, the limited-time event for Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis will run until September 29. Players who want to claim the free Sonic-themed items can easily log in each day for their rewards without spending a single AC.