updated 09:10 am EDT, Fri October 13, 2006
Phantasy Star beta out
With the end of the test period (October 18th) a mere five days away, Sega has finally put the Phantasy Star Universe beta up on the Xbox Live Marketplace. The file is a free 940 MB download until Sunday, when beta entries will be closed. Players will be able to fight, talk, try different jobs, explore three different planets, and manufacture their own weapons. If you have bug reports or game suggestions, Sega is hoping you'll send them in through forms on the official Website. Now for the unfortunate news: on October 17th, Xbox Live will be going down for as much as 24 hours of maintenance starting at 3 AM Eastern. So in reality, gamers will get closer to four days of Phantasy Star.