Celebrated PlayStation-exclusive JRPG Star Ocean: The Second Story celebrates its 25th anniversary with a stunning 2.5D overhaul that fuses 2D pixel characters with 3D environments, like Square Enix’s highly praised Octopath Traveler II.
Play as a Claude C. Kenni, a young Federation officer transported to a mystical planet during a routine survey mission. There, he encounters a young girl who believes him to be the hero foretold of in an ancient prophecy.
In addition to the striking visual makeover, Star Ocean The Second Story R features new battle mechanics, full voice-overs in both English and Japanese, the choice of original and re-arranged music from composer Motoi Sakuraba, and quality-of-life features such as fast travel and three difficulty modes. This is the definitive version of an all-time classic that will both delight long-time fans and welcome first-time players.