Sega has announced that Phantasy Star Online 2 will launch for Steam on August 5. Additionally, Episode 4 content will launch on the same day across Xbox One and PC platforms, and the game features cross-play and cross-progress support.
Those who play the Steam version can also earn special Valve-themed cosmetics and equipment by completing quests. These cosmetics include Half-Life, Portal, and Team Fortress collaboration unlocks. Sega goes into more detail on the official website.
A new trailer for Episode 4, a video showcasing Steam collaboration rewards, and a screenshot set can be found below.
Steam Launch Rewards
Episode 4 Announcement Trailer
The Phantasy Star Online 2 story continues in Episode 4 as players wake from a long sleep to find that there has been an internal invasion of fake ARKS members, mysterious enemies called Phantasms appear, and a new planet has been discovered in another dimension – Earth. ARKS will be able to unlock a new level cap and travel to new locations like Tokyo and Las Vegas in the pursuit of solving the mystery of the mysterious black shadow and purge the planet of the most powerful enemies encountered yet, including the mysterious organization called Mother Corps.