Star Ocean: First Departure R’s first new screenshots came to light on Square Enix’s official website for the Tokyo Game Show 2019 where the game will be featured in Square Enix’s lineup of titles.
Star Ocean: First Departure R was revealed back in May during the Star Ocean Program broadcast. Development was confirmed by Square Enix that they were creating the HD port for Star Ocean: First Departure R for the PS4 and the Nintendo Switch.
Check out the four new screenshots below:
Along with these screenshots, Square Enix posted new details about Star Ocean: First Departure R as an HD port:
The 2007-released remake of Star Ocean—Star Ocean: First Departure R appears as a high-definition port with new features! In addition to the high-definition upgrade, the game is fully voiced through new recordings by the original Star Ocean cast. The character illustrations have also been redrawn based on the original designs, which you can switch between with the original remake illustrations.
With the classic Star Ocean character art being revamped along with new recordings, Square Enix is breathing new life into the series. Currently with no set release date, there will be more news on the title when the Tokyo Game Show takes place on Sept. 12 through Sept. 15 this year.