Reimagined Legend: Experience the Epic Star Ocean The Second Story R Now

Star Ocean: The Second Story R Now Available for Nintendo Switch, PS5, PS4, and PC

LOS ANGELES (Nov. 2, 2023) – SQUARE ENIX® has announced the release of STAR OCEAN® THE SECOND STORY R™, a 2.5D remake of the critically acclaimed second installment of the STAR OCEAN series. The game is now available physically and digitally for Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®5 (PS5®), PlayStation®4 (PS4®), and digitally on PC via STEAM®. STAR OCEAN THE SECOND STORY R brings new life to the beloved 1998 RPG with its charming 2.5D aesthetic, rearranged soundtrack, new difficulty settings, quality-of-life improvements, and more.

In STAR OCEAN THE SECOND STORY R, players follow Claude, a Federation officer, who finds himself stranded on an underdeveloped planet. His encounter with a girl named Rena sets them on a quest to save her people, fulfilling an ancient prophecy. Players can choose to begin the game with either Claude or Rena, altering their perspectives and potential allies accordingly.

The game features fast-paced, real-time combat, a deep skill system, and Private Actions that allow players to build relationships with their party members and unlock multiple endings. STAR OCEAN THE SECOND STORY R includes both Japanese and English text and voiceover language support, with original cast members reprising their roles. French, Italian, German, and Spanish subtitle support is available via a software update.

In addition to Nintendo Switch, PS5, PS4, and PC via STEAM, players can now enjoy STAR OCEAN THE SECOND STORY R. The game is rated Teen (T) by the ESRB.