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Star Ocean First Departure R - Watch the Trailer
Star Ocean First Departure RWatch the Trailer


STAR OCEAN is a role-playing game that has garnered attention for merging sci-fi and fantasy in its story. It was originally released for the Super Famicom in 1996, followed by "STAR OCEAN: First Departure", a remake for PlayStation Portable in 2007.

The commemorative first title in the STAR OCEAN series comes to PlayStation®4 and Nintendo Switch™ in HD graphics with new additional features.


The game has been upconverted from SD to HD resulting in improvements in the quality of in-game graphics and movies! Enjoy the STAR OCEAN world more beautiful than ever.

Newly drawn illustrations

Illustrations based on the designs from the original (Super Famicom) version have been newly drawn by Katsumi Enami, the artist behind the character illustrations for SO4. Additionally, players can now select their preferred illustration by switching between the FD and FDR versions during gameplay.


Adjusted battle difficulty enabling players to enjoy challenging combat, a signature quality of the STAR OCEAN series.