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Phantasy Star Online 2 Game Gets Collaborations with Zelda, Re:Zero

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins

Sega announced on Friday that it will release the Phantasy Star Online 2 Cloud game for the Nintendo Switch on April 4, and to celebrate the release, Sega is hosting two new collaborations, one with The Legend of Zelda and one with Re:Zero.

Players of the Switch version of the game will be able to wear a Link costume and accessories from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild game.

Male and female avatars can both wear the costume.

The Re:Zero collaboration starts in mid-April, and features costumes, accessories, and weapons based on Emilia, Rem, Ram, Subaru, and Ferris. Players can also have a key visual poster to hang in their their "My Room" area, and reenact scenes from the anime.

Sega released the free-to-play Phantasy Star Online 2 role-playing game for Windows PC in Japan in 2012, followed by a PlayStation Vita release in 2013, and an Android and iOS release in April and May 2014, respectively. The game launched on the PlayStation 4 in April 2016, alongside the game's "Episode 4" update. The game has more than 4.5 million registered users.

Phantasy Star Online 2: The Animation, a television anime series based on the game, premiered in January 2016. The anime has a completely original story. Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired in Japan. Sentai Filmworks licensed the series for home video, and released it on Blu-ray Disc and DVD.

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