Square Enix Ltd., today announces that Star Ocean: The Last Hope International will be released on the PlayStation 3 across all PAL territories from tomorrow, 12th February 2010. The game is developed by acclaimed studio tri-Ace Inc.
Previously only available for Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Star Ocean: The Last Hope International continues the series traditions of soaring space opera, blending science fiction with fantasy for a unique RPG experience. The PS3 version will include the option for players to choose English or Japanese voiceovers and localised subtitles in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
Star Ocean: The Last Hope International’s refined gameplay features four party members and team-oriented combat, while maintaining the innovative real-time battle system that has become a trademark of the Star Ocean series.
Larry Sparks, Vice President of Brand, Square Enix products comments, â€œStar Oceab: The Last Hope was well received by fans and Xbox 360 owners when it was released last year and weâ€™re very pleased to be releasing this game on PlayStation 3. The epic sci-fi storyline and superb graphics will make it an essential release for many PS3 owners.â€
The year is S.D. 10. In the aftermath of World War III, humanity voyages into the stars in search of a new homeâ€¦ and a second chance.
â€¢ Choose between English and Japanese voiceovers â€“ only available on the PS3 version
â€¢ A prequel that combines sci-fi and fantasy elements, spanning multiple planets and the vastness of space itself to recount the origins of the Star Ocean universe.
â€¢ Exhilarating combat expands upon the franchiseâ€™s famous real-time battle system, including amazing graphics and visual effects
â€¢ Features breathtaking CG movies by Visual Works, the cutting-edge studio whose previous work includes cut-scenes for the acclaimed Final Fantasy RPG series