Star Ocean First Departure R, an HD remaster of the original Star Ocean, is now available on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.
Pre press release, the HD remaster of the game includes the following features:
- Full Voiceover – Players can choose between the original full voice cast from the PSP® system version of the game in either Japanese or English, or the newly recorded version, featuring the Japanese voice cast from the original Super Famicom version, which was released in Japan only.
- New Character Illustrations – Players can opt for the original character illustrations from STAR OCEAN First Departure, or brand-new versions drawn by the famous illustrator Katsumi Enami (STAR OCEAN: THE LAST HOPE™)
- Speed Mode – Players can traverse the world more swiftly.
- Adjusted Game Balance – Adjusted battle difficulty enables players to experience more challenges in combat.