Star Ocean First Departure R announced for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch By Raptorchan on May 25, 2019 at 2:46 PM

Square Enix has announced that the PlayStation Portable remake of the first Star Ocean game is coming to PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch under the title Star Ocean First Departure R. At this time it is unknown if it will be a full remaster or a port, as no further details were released, but Square Enix promises to deliver more updates in the future.

Star Ocean First Departure originally released worldwide back in 2008 for the PlayStation Portable and was an enhanced remake of the original Star Ocean, which had released in Japan on the Super Famicom in 1996. It follows the story of three friends–Roddick, Millie, and Dorne–as they search for a way to cure a terrible disease that threatens their home world.