Gravity Rush 2 was released earlier this year on the PlayStation 4 and serves as a sequel to the critically acclaimed PS Vita game. The Gravity Rush series is known for its fun gameplay which sees players defy gravity in order to progress.
Fans of the Gravity Rush series will be disappointed to learn that Gravity Rush 2’s online functions will be shut down on January 19, 2018. This means that players will no longer be able to access any part of the game that requires online, including the ability to send challenges, receive treasure hints, and obtain Dusty tokens.
The news was announced on the official Japanese PlayStation Blog. You can read the full statement thanks to Google translate:
“Thank you very much for enjoying the software “GRAVITY DAZE 2” for PlayStation 4 from the beginning.
“This time, the “GRAVITY DAZE 2” online service will end on January 19, 2018 (Friday). Since the launch in January 2017, service start, we gratefully have many players a patronage, all the management team, Thank you very much. You can still enjoy offline game play even after the online service is over. Please refer to the following for details about the function which can not be used.
■ “GRAVITY DAZE 2” online service end date and time
January 19, 2018 (Friday) 2 pm (Japan time)
■ Functions that can not be used
- Receive, send a challenge
- Ranking browsing
- Receive, Post Treasure Hint
- Receive, post, review photo ghost
- Obtaining a dusty token and obtaining its remuneration
“In addition, we will implement “Dusty Token Acquisition Up Event” on the following schedule with a gratitude to everyone who patronized us.
■ Dusty token acquisition up event schedule
September 28, 2017 (Thursday) 2 p.m. (Japan time) ~ January 19, 2018 (Fri) Depending on the event, the amount of “dusty token” that can be obtained by online play will increase Please try photo review, treasure hunt, challenge mission, get a dusty token, get rewards such as costume and talisman that will not be available after the online service is over.
“Although it is a little left until the end of the online service, please continue to “GRAVITY DAZE 2” thank you.
“GRAVITY DAZE 2” management team all together
If you’re still planning on playing Gravity Rush 2 then you’ll want to get to it sooner rather than later if you want to be able to experience all the online features.