Sega's announced Phantasy Star Online 2 will be a free-to-play effort, as well as confirming an Android and iOS version
The MMO will be free to download and free to play, with revenue coming from an item transaction system.
Sega's also announced the game for Android and iOS. Both versions will share data between it and the game on PC or PlayStation Vita, plus offer simple character creation and control systems.
A closed beta will begin late next month in Japan, where up to 100,000 users can take part in the test for playtime of up to 24 hours.
PSO2 is promised for an early summer launch on PC, with the Android and iOS version coming in winter. The Vita version launches in spring 2013.