MMO Japanese Role-Playing Games
ConsoleNameReleaseDeveloperLucca's Notes
PS4Caravan Stories (DL only)2019Aiming Inc.Formerly a JP-only mobile MMORPG with gacha hero recruitment mechanics and heavy emphasis on auto-combat
PS4Elemental Knights R (DL only)2021WinlightSee Switch
SwitchElemental Knights R (DL only)2018WinlightA port of a mobile MMORPG with stiff character animations and an absolutely horrendous localization- and it's not even free-to-play!
PS4Eternal Kingdom Battle Peak (DL only)2022AsobimoThe character designer is Yoshitaka Amano... and then it all goes downhill from there (it was designed for mobile first and it shows)
PS5Eternal Kingdom Battle Peak (DL only)2022AsobimoSee PS4
PS4Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn2014Square EnixA massively overhauled MMORPG with heaps of story content through expansions and references spanning the whole series (and beyond)
PS4Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (DL only)2021Square EnixSee PS5
PS5Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (DL only)2021Square EnixBrings the Hydaelyn/Zodiark story to a conclusion... ON THE MOON
PS5Final Fantasy XIV Online2021Square EnixSee PS4
PS4Onigiri (DL only)2014CyberstepSee PS4
SwitchOnigiri (DL only)2019CyberstepA free-to-play MMORPG with an extensive character development system, dated graphics, and lots of mythological Japanese fanservice
Xbox SeriesPhantasy Star Online 22020Sega Online R&DSee XBO
Xbox OnePhantasy Star Online 2 (DL only)2020Sega Online R&DMMOARPG with a single-player storyline and absolutely tons of cosmetics (and matching microtransactions)
Xbox OnePhantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis2021Sega Online R&DSee XS
Xbox SeriesPhantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis2021Sega Online R&DAn expansion/replacement of sorts of the original MMO that takes place 1000 years in the future
PS4Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis2022Sega Online R&DSee XS
XboxPhantasy Star Online Episode I & II2003Sonic TeamEveryone likes playing MMORPGs with clunky controllers!
N-GagePocket Kingdom: Own the World2004SegaA spiritual sequel to Dragon Force, but with insane amounts of groan-inducing leet-speak and lots of tongue-in-cheek self-awareness