Square Enix announces the return of a JRPG classic, STAR OCEAN THE SECOND STORY R with a unique 2.5D aesthetic, this remake includes everything that made the original release so great while adding new elements too. STAR OCEAN THE SECOND STORY R is coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and PC via STEAM on November 2nd, 2023.
Details as shared on Youtube:
TWO WORLDS, ONE FATEFUL ENCOUNTER.
In an endless sea of stars, at the edge of the universe, two people who live in different worlds go on a journey to save planet Expel. Choose your path and witness an awakened destiny. – Fantasy and Science Fiction collide in a unique visual style From dangerous dungeons to bustling towns, the world of STAR OCEAN THE SECOND STORY R is depicted in beautiful 3D graphics with nostalgic 2D pixel characters.
- Experience a story with dual protagonists Start your journey with either Claude or Rena. Depending on your choice, the perspectives and the allies you can recruit will change. Get to know party members via the unique Private Actions system, grow relationships and unlock various endings.
- Thrilling, visually explosive battles! Enjoy fast-paced combat and use new mechanics to strategically defeat foes. “Break” by continuously dealing damage and order your allies to follow-up with an Assault Action to deal massive damage.”
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