Star Ocean: The Second Story R gets demo for PC and consoles

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Get an early taste of Star Ocean: The Second Story R, a 2.5D remake of a classic RPG in its new demo.

The new playable demo for the game is now avaialble on all platforms and includes: three cities, two dungeons and two bosses and give players an in-depth look into the opening hours of the game as players choose their protagonist, battle with three party members and enjoy new features such as ‘Assault Action’ and ‘Break’. Save data will also carry over to the full game when it launches.

You can view the announcement below:

A 2.5D remake of the 1998 RPG and highly acclaimed second installment in the STAR OCEAN series, STAR OCEAN THE SECOND STORY R combines beautiful 3D environments with nostalgic 2D pixel characters, offering players both a classic RPG and modern gameplay experience.

A rearranged soundtrack, new difficulty settings, numerous quality-of-life improvements and more revitalize the original game’s beloved features, like the fast-paced, real-time combat, deep skill system and Private Actions, which allow players to grow relationships with party members and unlock a variety of different endings.

Pre-orders for the physical and digital standard editions are available now.
Pre-order to obtain the following digital content:

  • Pangalactic Federation Longsword
  • Forest Knuckles

Early Purchase Bonuses*:

  • Sunrise Ring
  • Set of recovery items (Mixed berries x20 + Resurrection Potion x20)

Star Ocean: The Second Story R is set to release November 2, 2023, for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Microsoft Windows (through Steam).

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