Star Ocean: First Departure R Launches December 5 in Japan

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Square Enix has announced the release date for Star Ocean: First Departure R.

The newly enhanced version of the classic RPG is launching on December 5th in Japan for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. Featured above, you can view a new promo trailer for the game.

A digital version will cost 3,200 yen, while a PS4-only Digital Deluxe Edition that includes the game’s Live Collection 2019 Soundtrack will be available for 5,000 yen.

A PlayStation 4-exclusive Digital Deluxe Edition including the “Star Ocean Live Collection 2019″ digital soundtrack will also be available for 5,000 yen. If you pre-order the game for PS4, you’ll get a PlayStation 4 dynamic theme feature pixelated character menu icons, a new background with characters illustrated by Katsumi Enami, and background music from the game.

Brandon Orselli


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