Square Enix Announces PS4 and Switch Remake of PSP Remake of the Original Star Ocean

Square Enix Announces PS4 and Switch Remake of PSP Remake of the Original Star Ocean

Square Enix announced that a remake will be coming to Playstation 4 and Nintendo Switch as the remake of PSP version of the original Star Ocean game.

Square Enix Announces PS4 and Switch Remake of PSP Remake of the Original Star Ocean

To sum up that’s a remake of the remake, of the original Star Ocean title. Confused? Well let’s clear that up a bit:

The original Star Ocean game was released in 1996 on the Super Famicom in Japan by tri-Ace and published by Enix, but was never released officially internationally. The action-RPG Star Ocean: First Departure was released in 2007 on PSP, which was the remake of the original Star Ocean game. Now the PSP version is getting a remake for PS4 and Switch, which will come with new features according to Gematsu and will be released worldwide.

You can watch the original trailer for the PSP version below:

In a post by the Star Ocean Twitter account, Square Enix announced that the title will be remade for PS4 and Switch. Not much else was shared but a lone image featuring the Star Ocean: First Departure R title and the main characters:

You can check out some of the game art below:

Star Ocean: First Departure R will release on PS4 and Nintendo Switch, so far no price or release window has been mentioned.


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