NEWS - Friday, April 27, 2007
New Phantasy Star Universe ExpansionThis autumn, Phantasy Star Universe players will be able to extend their experience with the release of Phantasy Star Universe: Ambition of the Illuminus for Xbox 360. A new Human Fundamentalist movement, known as the Illuminus, disrupts the peaceful Gurhal System throwing the Gurhal Government into chaos. Players will be able to explore exciting new levels including the Ruins of Old Rozenom City and the subterranean Granigs Mines. Players will encounter new and more powerful enemy types, as well as mastering additional class types. Players will also meet familiar characters like Ethan Waber from Episode 1, and other new characters including GUARDIAN instructor Laia Martinez. The expansion also features newly created gameplay and customization features, with players able to commune in new and expanded lobby areas filled with decorations and music. This includes the new Casino Voloyal where roulette and slots can earn players special casino-only items. Character and weapon customization is now even deeper with the introduction of new weapon types, armor, Photon Arts and clothing. Each Guardians individual rooms are upgraded and now offer more customization. The expansion will be available in autumn via Xbox Live Marketplace for Xbox 360.