Square Enix has aired an 8-minute gameplay trailer for the upcoming Star Ocean: The Second Story R 2.5D remake:
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.
Along with the trailer, Square Enix also released a playable demo that allows players to experience the opening hours of the game which will be part of the final game and will also allow players to carry over their progress from the demo into the main game at launch. Star Ocean: The Second Story R launches on November 2 on PC, Switch, PS4 and PS5.
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