Phantasy Star Online 2 Community Guidelines

Our goal is to make the Phantasy Star Online 2 forum, in-game space, and official social media pages entertaining and welcoming for all members. We believe that this can be achieved by following the guidelines below and, more importantly, by showing comradery and respect to your fellow Arks.
 

  1. Respect & Safety
     
    Create a fun and safe space for everyone by respecting each-other and the members of the PSO2 team. By participating in our official social media pages and forum, you agree to not to use the services for:

    a. Sharing or posting content that contains any amount of hostile, profane, or vulgar language.

    b. Sharing or posting content that discriminates against anyone’s race, ethnicity, gender, religion, disability, sexual identity, or sexual orientation.

    c. Harassing, stalking, or threatening other users.

    d. Harassing, stalking, or threatening developers, forum moderators, or anyone in the PSO2 team.

    e. Sharing or posting content that harms minors in any capacity.

    f. Sharing or posting content that advocates for violence or unlawful behavior.

    g. Sharing or posting content that contains graphic violence or is sexually explicit.  
     

  2. Spamming & Trolling  
     
    Keep the conversation going by focusing on what we are all here for: our shared interest in Phantasy Star Online 2. By participating in our official social media pages and forum, you agree to not use the services for:

    a. Sharing or posting the same content excessively, including but not limited to phrases, paragraphs, images, videos, ASCII art, or pure gibberish.

    b. Replying to another user’s post/comment with the intention to disrupt, insult, or invalidate the user’s opinion in an aggressive or offensive manner.

    c. Bullying or harassing users based on any handicap, including but not limited to language barriers, skill level, or knowledge of the game.

    d. Sharing or posting irrelevant, off-topic, or rage/rant content.

    e. Posting duplicate threads about existing topics, or the same thread across multiple forums.

    f. Sharing or posting unauthorized advertising or promotional materials for services or products unrelated to Phantasy Star Online 2.  
     

  3. Privacy
     
    Your privacy and that of your fellow Arks is very important to us. By participating in our official social media pages and forum, you agree to not use the services for:

    a. Posting real-life information about yourself, including but not limited to personal address, phone number, email address, and IP address.

    b. Sharing, posting, or collecting real-life information about another user, including but not limited to personal address, phone number, email address, IP address, personal pictures, and private messages.

    c. Sharing, posting, or collecting real-life information about members of the PSO2 team, including but not limited to personal address, phone number, email address, IP address, and personal pictures.  
     

  4. Authenticity
     
    Your comments or posts should be your own, do not impersonate your fellow Arks or post content that you do not have the rights to make available to the public. By participating in our official social media pages and forum, you agree to not use the services for:

    a. Impersonating, or misrepresenting your affiliation with, any person or entity, including but not limited to another player, in-game character, forum/social media participant, or a member of the PSO2 team.

    b. Sharing or posting content that infringes on another party’s intellectual property rights, including but not limited to those under a trademark, copyright, or patent.

    c. Sharing or posting content that you do not have the rights to make available under any law or contractual relationship, including but not limited to trade secrets, or confidential information learned under nondisclosure agreements.  
     

  5. Hacking & Third-Party Software
     
    We are counting on your help to make Phantasy Star Online 2 free from hackers and malicious content. By participating in our official social media pages and forum, you agree to not use the services for:

    a. Sharing or posting links to hacks, viruses, and other malicious programs.

    b. Sharing or posting guides to in-game cheats/exploits.

    c. Advertising any unauthorized third-party software that violates PSO2’s Terms of Use.

    d. Advertising unauthorized services selling in-game items and/or Meseta for real-life currency.

    If you would like to report any violation of this nature, please contact support directly. Do not share information regarding exploits, hacks, or unauthorized services in-game, or in the official forum/social media pages.  
     

  6. Leaks & Data Mining
     
    Do not ruin the surprise for all other Arks. Sharing or posting any leaks or unreleased information acquired by hacking client data files is prohibited. By participating in our official social media pages and forum, you agree to not use the services for:

    a. Sharing or posting unreleased content such as in-game items or areas as a direct result of hacking/data-mining the game client.

    b. Sharing or posting leaked, unannounced, content not available in the game’s current version.

 

Our moderators have the right to edit, move, or delete any posts, threads, or comments at their discretion for those who fail to follow these guidelines. We will issue warnings and at times, temporary or permanent bans to violating users, depending upon the severity of their actions. These Community Guidelines work in conjunction with the EULA and TOS.