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Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis - How to Fix Update for the Game File Has Been Detected Bug

Updated: Jun 10, 2021    


Easy and simple fix for the bug that prevents new players from being able to launch the game.

Guide to Fix



Simple Fix

  1. Press Win+R to open the Run dialog.
  2. Run %LocalAppData%.
  3. Create a directory SEGA if it doesn't exist yet. Open it.
  4. Create a directory PHANTASYSTARONLINE2_NA_STEAM if it doesn't exist yet. Open it.
  5. Create a file name steamupdate.txt by right clicking > New > Text Document (If file extensions are hidden in your explorer, just name it steamupdate).
  6. Open it in Notepad.
  7. Put the text v70000_rc_135.
  8. Save the file then Launch the game from Steam.

It should now launch.