SQUARE ENIX announced that Star Ocean the Divine Force, an all-new entry in the beloved action-RPG series, is coming to the PlayStation 5 (PS5™) system, the PlayStation 4 console, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and Steam in 2022.
Developed by tri-Ace Inc., Star Ocean the Divine Force will transport us to an expansive sci-fi fantasy world and take us on an exhilarating journey with fast-paced action combat, rich exploration and an original story. With Star Ocean celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, the Divine Force builds on that rich history with new features that are sure to delight for many years to come.
Key art featuring the two protagonists: Raymond and Laeticia. The Debut Trailer showcases various new and returning elements to the Star Ocean franchise.
- Super-high-speed action battles
- No random encounters – we will seamlessly enter battles with enemies that populate the world
- We can float in the air, dive at enemies and fly around areas
- Richer exploration – climb towering mountains, venture into dark, vast valleys and investigate the castles and towns present in the world
About Star Ocean the Divine Force
Showcasing a diverse cast of playable characters, Star Ocean the Divine Force will tell a gripping story that seamlessly melds science fiction and fantasy elements and can be enjoyed by newcomers to the series and veterans alike. The game features dual protagonists, which offer different story perspectives and gameplay experiences: Raymond as he crashes onto an unfamiliar planet from his spaceship and is immediately attacked by some unfriendly local wildlife. Coming to his rescue is Laeticia, the crown princess of the Kingdom of Aucerius., and Laeticia and Ydas, the princess-knight of a kingdom on an underdeveloped planet. Fate will bring Raymond, Laeticia, and several other ally characters together, all designed by renowned artist Akiman (Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness, STREET FIGHTER series). Featuring a blend of sci-fi and fantasy, this fresh Action RPG has challenging yet thrilling battle experiences, with high-speed movement in 360-degree. Together, Raymond and Laeticia will challenge the fate of the Kingdom and their choices will have repercussions all over the galaxies.
About the Star Ocean Series
Developed by tri-Ace Inc. and published by Square Enix, the Star Ocean series is a long-running action-RPG series spanning multiple entries and commemorating its 25th anniversary in 2021. The series is known for its exciting gameplay, epic storylines, diverse cast of characters, as well as its innovative approach to action combat. In 2019, an HD remaster of the first installment in the series, Star Ocean First Departure R, released for the Nintendo Switch™ and PlayStation®4, delivering the classic title with updated visuals, audio, and several quality-of-life improvements to fans around the world. Releasing in 2022, Star Ocean the Divine Force marks the sixth main installment in the series and will deliver a fresh and exciting gameplay experience to existing fans and newcomers alike.