It’s been a long time since Sega announced the Western release of Phantasy Star Online 2 — over a year ago in fact — yet fans have heard virtually nothing regarding the release despite the game’s success in Japan and other, English speaking Asian territories.
However, after over a month of emailing, Sega Addicts was finally able to get some info on the Phantasy Star Online 2 situation from Sega Europe’s Senior PR Executive Sarah Head. When asked of the status of the game’s release in North America and Europe, Head had the following to say,
I am afraid I have no update on the matter.
Head’s brief comment will undoubtedly confirm the suspicions of many disgruntled Phantasy Star fans — that Western Sega divisions have no bloody clue about Phantasy Star Online 2 whatsoever.
I tried Shiggidy, I tried.