“Happy Wish New Year” Scratch & Dec 26 Updates

December 27, 2012 · 0 comments

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The December 26 update introduced a new “Happy Wish New Year” AC Scratch – offering lots of exciting new items like NPC Matoi’s (マトイ) costume!

Other updates include new Christmas & New Years player reward campaigns, a new questionnaire, and a list of no longer obtainable items.  Read on for the full scoop.

Happy Wish New Year AC Scratch

Happy Wish New Year AC Scratch

The Happy Wish New Year (ハッピーウィッシュニューイヤー) scratch is available from 26 Dec 2012 to 13 February 2013 (11:00 AM JPT, convert time).

Here’s a sample of the costumes you can obtain from this AC scratch:

Mikoto Cluster (ミコトクラスタ) - NPC Matoi's Costume

Mikoto Cluster (ミコトクラスタ) – NPC Matoi’s Costume

Hafuri Maihime (ハフリマイヒメ) - New Shrine Maiden Costume

Hafuri Maihime (ハフリマイヒメ) – New Shrine Maiden Costume

Medium (メディウム) Set - Female Cast Parts

Medium (メディウム) Set – Female Cast Parts

Heart Breaker (ハートブレイカー)

Heart Breaker (ハートブレイカー)

Flamegush (フラメガッシュ)

Flamegush (フラメガッシュ)

Melder (メルダー) Set - Male Cast Parts

Melder (メルダー) Set – Male Cast Parts

Haze Sorceress (ヘイズソーサレス)

Haze Sorceress (ヘイズソーサレス)

Full list of items can be found on the Happy Wish New Year AC Scratch page here.

New Years Lobby Coming Soon

Starting from 1 January – 23 January 2013, the Arks Lobby will transform into a New Years theme!  Here’s preview of how the lobby will look like:

New Years Lobby - Rappy Shrine

New Years Lobby – Rappy Shrine

New Years Lobby Decoration

New Years Lobby Decoration

Rappy Shrine Close-Up

Rappy Shrine Close-Up

Christmas & New Years Player Reward Campaigns

Several new Christmas & New Years Player Reward Campaigns have been added, including:

  • New Account Registration Campaign
  • AC Purchase Campaign
  • Dark Falz Emergency Quest Campaign
  • Increased FUN Login Bonus Campaign
  • Level 10 Login Campaign
  • Double Cafe Points Campaign
  • Phantasy Star Illust Festival (Contest)

Full list of current player reward campaigns and their details can be found here (updated).

Player Questionnaire

Another player questionnaire is now available for you to offer your inputs regarding your impression of the game, changes to be implemented and additional desired content.

Complete the questionnaire and receive 500 FUN Points Ticket as a reward.

The player questionnaire will be available until 15 January 2013 (11 AM JPT, convert time).

Link to PSO2 Player Questionnaire (SEGA ID required).

List of No Longer Obtainable Items

As of the December 26 update, the following items are no longer obtainable from AC & FUN Scratch:

AC Scratch:

  • All Arks Flag Ceremony (アークスフラッグセレモニー) AC Scratch Items

Fun Scratch:

  • BLAZE OUT!!
  • シブヤ003 (Shibuya 003)

Additionally, the following item codes will expire on the 31st of December 2012 at 24:00 PM JPT (convert time):

Special Item Code | Method of Obtaining

  • Premium Set 1-Day Ticket (プレミアムセット1日券) | Support Campaign (応援キャンペーン)
  • Grinder x4 + Synthesizer x2 Set | Level Up Campaign (レベルアップキャンペーン)
  • Rare Drop +50% (レアドロップ倍率+50%) x2 Set | AC Purchase Campaign (AC購入キャンペーン)
  • Rappy Mini Doll (ラッピーミニドール) | New Account Registration Campaign (新規登録キャンペーン)
  • Gurre Bazooka / Nacht (グッレ・バズッカ/ナハト) | Phantasy Star Online 2 Start Guide Book (ファンタシースターオンライン2 スタートガイドブック)
  • Weapon Hologram (ウェポンホログラム) | Closed Beta Test Achievement 1 (クローズドβテスト条件達成特典1)
  • FUN 500 Points Ticket (FUN500獲得チケット) | Closed Beta Test Achievement 2 (クローズドβテスト条件達成特典2)
  • FUN 500 Points Ticket (FUN500獲得チケット) | Closed Beta Test Achievement 3 (クローズドβテスト条件達成特典3)
  • Rappy Mini Doll (ラッピーミニドール) | Open Beta Test Priority Registration Campaign (オープンβテスト先行登録キャンペーン)
  • Bouquet Rifle (ブーケライフル) | Play Open Beta Test Participation Privilege (プレオープンβテスト参加特典)
  • Anti A Rifle / Nacht (アンチAライフル/ナハト) | PSO2 Triple Campaign (PSO2トリプルキャンペーン)
  • Pico Pico Hammer / Nacht (ピコピコハンマー/ナハト) | PSO2 Triple Campaign (PSO2トリプルキャンペーン)
  • Rocket Punch / Nacht (ロケットパンチ/ナハト) | PSO2 Triple Campaign (PSO2トリプルキャンペーン)
  • Gaebolg / Nacht (ガエボルグ/ナハト) | Famitsu Connect! On July 2012 Issue (ファミ通コネクト!オン 2012年 7月号)
  • Lord Akision / Nacht (ロードアキシオン/ナハト) | ALIENWARE Exclusive Privilege (ALIENWARE専用特典)

With the new Happy Wish New Year AC Scratch and all the December 26 changes, PSO2 is sure to keep all of us busy well into New Years Day and beyond!

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