View Full Version : Phantasy Star Online: Blue Burst US website opens

03-14-2005, 06:02 AM
Sega has opened the website for Phantasy Star Online: Blue Burst. According to the website, Blue Burst is going to be released as a PC download this spring. There's no word of a console release.

You can check out the PC requirements for the game and some screenshots at the site:

Phantasy Star Online: Blue Burst official website

Blue Burst is basically an upgraded version of the GameCube & Xbox Phantasy Star Online: Episode I & II. You can go here for a previous article detailing what Blue Burst contains. You can also take a look at the following info, which comes from the official website:

# New Quests!
Thirty three quests have been created from the offline portion of the PSO story. Visit the Governor-General and receive up to 15 quests, or get to the Laboratory to accept 18 quests that await you there.
# Customize 12 characters.
A new character named Momoka is introduced through one of the Governor-General's quests. Also, new morphing technology allows you to customize your character's face, hairstyle, clothing, and body size.
# Play from any PC.
Your character data is held on a server allowing you to play anytime from any PC that has Internet access and PSO Blue Burst installed.
# Team Features.
Join a team and chat with other members at any time via "Team Chat". The "Team Point Ranking System" allows you to compete and it converts undesired rare items into team points.
# 3D Battle Action.
Outstanding sense of realism where results of battles are determined by player's ability and the parameters of the player's character. Customize your command palette for simple, straightforward operations.

Source (http://www.gamesarefun.com/news.php?newsid=4544)

03-14-2005, 11:45 AM
I would rather have Episode IV, are they bringing that to the US as well?