The global version of Idola Phantasy Star Saga will permanently shut down on August 22, 2022. This news comes seven months after the Japanese server shut down in January 2022. Boltrend has announced the timeline for this shutdown and apologizes for the inconvenience.
You will no longer be able to purchase items in-game or download the game from July 22, 2022. On August 22, the servers will shut down, which means that players will not be able to log in. Those who wish to get refunds on paid Star Diamonds may apply for them between August 22 and September 6, 2022. These refunds will only be given for the paid Star Diamonds you owned at the time of the server shutdown.
Idola Phantasy Star Saga first came out in Japan in 2018, and its global release was in 2020. The game is part of the Phantasy Star franchise In terms of the battle system, it was turn-based, though it also had auto-battle. In addition, the game used an Affinity system in which characters could align themselves with Law or Chaos. Characters would change their appearance, personality, skills, and the like depending on their alignment.
The global server of idol Phantasy Star Saga will shut down on August 22, 2022. It will remain available to download on mobile devices until July 22, 2022.