Phantasy Star Universe – PSU PC Updated, PSU PS2 closes!

It seems that the era of Phantasy Star Universe is coming to a close. Today Sega have announced that the Japanese Playstation 2 PSU servers will be shut down, leaving only the PC version still up and running.

However it’s not all doom and gloom; with the closing of the PS2 servers, the PC version of PSU is getting a substantial update introducing new areas, photon arts, items, special abilities and more. All are based on Phantasy Star Portable 2 or Phantasy Star Portable 2: Infinity.

With Phantasy Star Portable 2: Infinity doing well in the Japanese charts (well deserved) and the much anticipated Phantasy Star Online 2 on its way the Phantasy Star series looks set to continue for many years to come.

Hit the jump to see an early rundown of the new content coming to PSU-PC soon.

New Phantasy Star Portable 2: Infinity Trailer

The newest trailer for ‘Phantasy Star Portable 2: Infinity’ the expansion to the original Phantasy Star Portable 2 has got the Phantasy Star fans in a crazed speculation frenzy.

Because not only does it show some of the new characters, races, game play and locations. The end of the trailer shows something far more interesting… Near the end of the trailer you’ll see an old looking spaceship rising from the ground.

Hit the jump to find out more about the story/speculation.