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Star Ocean: The Divine Force Launches October 27 for PS5, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, Xbox One, and PC

Star Ocean: The Divine Force Launches October 27 for PS5, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, Xbox One, and PC - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 29 June 2022 / 1,290 Views

Publisher Square Enix and developer tri-Ace announced Star Ocean: The Divine Force will launch for the PlayStation 5Xbox Series X|SPlayStation 4Xbox One, and PC via Steam worldwide on October 27.

View the release date trailer below:

Read details on the game below:

Fly Around Areas Freely

In Star Ocean: The Divine Force, characters can freely move in 360° degrees and roam the skies.

Move and Explore Freely in Three Dimensions: Everything You See Can Be Explored!

You can move in three dimensions whilst flying around the largest environment ever.

Whether you’re flying around and exploring rockfaces and roofs of buildings in the city, or leaping off cliffs to seamlessly enter battles, you’ll have more freedom in terms of both adventuring and battling.

The Fastest and Strongest Action of Any in the Series

While the game will give you space to play as you please, the scope of its battles has also evolved.

Characters can subdue a large number of enemies with super high-speed movement attacks, special abilities where you can vanish for a brief moment from right in front of your enemies’ eyes, and a skill which could kill in one hit!

This game will feature a challenging yet thrilling battle experience to enjoy while freely soaring in the skies.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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The Fury (on 29 June 2022)

Sooner than I expected. I worry over the series, what were in my view generational limitation for Star Ocean End of Time worked it in's favour for it's style. The next game while looking good I just couldn't get through due to the voice acting alone and sound production. I&F just didn't feel all that fleshed out and I didn't finish that either. Hoping this can recapture the feel of the PS1 and PS2 titles.

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method114 The Fury (on 29 June 2022)

I've only played the last hope from this series. I thought the combat was really great but man the story wasn't just bad it was getting annoying with the MC's constant crying.

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Pemalite method114 (on 29 June 2022)

Same here. The Last Hope was the only one I played... And the voice acting was just terrible, the voice didn't even line up to the speaking animations.

...But I actually did enjoy the combat and exploration, got up to the last area... And yeah. Difficulty cliff and couldn't progress any further so shelved it.

Not sure this series gets the budget it needs to do it justice.

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Kakadu18 (on 30 June 2022)

The character design is not great.

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Mystro-Sama (on 29 June 2022)

Never played a Star Ocean game but this looks dope.

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Farsala (on 29 June 2022)

A shame nobody creates threads for these, I suppose I am partially to blame for not making it either. I don't really want to move to article comments, but here I am :).

Either way, this game will be bought for sure, maybe it will be my 7th JRPG of the year after Disgaea 6 or 8th JRPG of the year after Star Ocean I &F.

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Leynos (on 29 June 2022)

Looks fun but not great. Still getting it.

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Bandorr (on 29 June 2022)

Add another to the list. End of the year is filling up for me.

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