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Star Ocean: First Departure R announced for Switch and PS4

25 May 2019 – by Jack Taylor

Square Enix has announced a remake of the first Star Ocean game, launching worldwide for Nintendo Switch and PlayStaton 4.

Star Ocean: First Departure R is a remake of the very first Star Ocean game, which launched in Japan in 1996 for the Super Famicom, then globally in 2008 as a PSP remake titled Star Ocean: First Departure.

No further information has been released for the game, though the official Star Ocean Twitter account says "further updates" will follow.

Its launch will mark the first time a Star Ocean game has been released for a Nintendo system since the original game debuted in Japan.