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Phantasy Star Online

aka: PSO

Description official descriptions

Welcome to the first worldwide console RPG!

Features:* Up to 1,000 players per server.

  • Real time combat with many weapons from PS previous games
  • Create your own character by modifying race, profession, body proportion, hair, outfit, and more.

And you can even play offline if you want.


  • ファンタシースターオンライン - Japanese spelling

Groups +



Credits (Dreamcast version)

189 People (169 developers, 20 thanks) · View all

Writer (JPN)
Director of Product Development
Executive Producer
Assistant Producer
Test Manager
Lead Tester
Language co-ordinator
Marketing Support - European Product Marketing manager
Marketing Support - European Product Marketing Executives
Marketing Support - UK
Marketing Support - France
Marketing Support - Germany
Marketing Support - Spain
Manual - Senior Design
Packaging - Senior Design
[ full credits ]



1001 Video Games

The Dreamcast version of Phantasy Star Online appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.


  • GameSpy
    • 2001 – Dreamcast Game of the Year
    • 2001 – Dreamcast Game of the Year (Readers' Choice)

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Phantasy Star Online 2
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Phantasy Star Online: Blue Burst
Released 2004 on Windows
Phantasy Star Online Ver. 2
Released 2001 on Dreamcast, Windows
Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis
Released 2020 on Windows
Phantasy Star Online: Episode I & II
Released 2002 on GameCube, Xbox
Phantasy Star Nova
Released 2014 on PS Vita
Phantasy Star Gaiden
Released 1992 on Game Gear
Phantasy Star Adventure
Released 1992 on Game Gear

Related Sites +

  • PSO Official Web Site
    Sonic Team's Official Phantasy Star Online Page.
  • Phantasy Star Wiki
    A comprehensive database that covers the characters, locations, items and games in the Phantasy Star series.

Identifiers +

  • MobyGames ID: 3573


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Contributors to this Entry

Game added by Brolin Empey.

Additional contributors: tlm, Guy Chapman, Patrick Bregger, Rik Hideto, FatherJack.

Last modified March 9th, 2023.