Phantasy Star Online 2's beta is over and it’s officially out on Xbox One. The free-to-play MMORPG originally came out in 2012 but was never released in North America. Kotaku’s Heather Alexandra called it late-night gaming popcorn in her write-up. The game is also coming to PC in late May.
While the original MapleStory gets an official chair, the Japanese version of MapleStory 2 gets shut down. A post on Nexon’s Japanese website (via Siliconera) informs players the 3D sequel will be ending service on May 27, just short of a year after launch. The English version of the game is safe for now.
The Elder Scrolls Online is getting more Skyrim. “Explore the dark heart of Skyrim”, reads the teaser text at the end of the Video Game Awards debut of the latest cinematic trailer for the game’s Season of the Dragon event. We’ll find out more during a global reveal event on January 16.