In this science fantasy RPG, choose between Claude or Rena, play through their perspectives, and unlock various endings. Recruit allies and defeat foes in fast paced real-time battles.
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STAR OCEAN THE SECOND STORY R - DEMO


STAR OCEAN THE SECOND STORY R - DEMO
This demo features a playable section from the beginning of STAR OCEAN THE SECOND STORY R until completion of Krosse Cave. Experience the field areas depicted in the new graphical style, the new systems incorporated into the combat, and more besides.

(The content of the demo has been taken from the full game, but with some adjustments made. Some full-game features are restricted.)
(In the demo, each save file has a time limit of three hours.)
(Story progression and character levels from the demo can be carried over to the full game.)
(Save data from the demo can only be carried over to the full game once, when the full game is booted for the first time.)

About This Game

The highly acclaimed second instalment in the STAR OCEAN series, returns as STAR OCEAN THE SECOND STORY R.

Brought to life with a unique 2.5D aesthetic, which fuses 2D pixel characters and 3D environments, this remake includes everything that made the original release so great while adding new elements too!
Experience new battle mechanics, full Japanese and English voice overs, original and re-arranged music, fast-travel and so much more! Discover the definitive version of a classic but modernized JRPG that’s perfect for newcomers and long-time fans alike.



Space Date 366 - A Federation officer finds himself transported to a mystical planet. While searching for a way home, an encounter with a young girl draws him into a quest to save her people, just as an ancient prophecy foretold...
Choose your path and witness an awakened destiny.



- Fantasy and Science Fiction collide in a unique visual style
From dangerous dungeons to bustling towns, the world of STAR OCEAN THE SECOND STORY R is depicted in a stunning 2.5D style that combines beautiful 3D graphics with nostalgic 2D pixel characters.

- Experience a story with dual protagonists
Start your journey with either Claude or Rena. Depending on your choice, the perspectives and the allies you can recruit will change.
Get to know party members via the unique Private Actions system, grow relationships and unlock various endings.
New character illustrations have also been created by long-term series artist Yukihiro Kajimoto.

- Thrilling, visually explosive battles!
Enjoy fast-paced combat and use new mechanics to strategically defeat foes.
“Break” by continuously dealing damage and order your allies to follow-up with an Assault Action to deal massive damage.

- Pair powerful gear with a plethora of skills
Customize party progression with a large selection of skills, including Cooking, Art, Alchemy, and many more. Build up to Specialty levels and master the enhanced Item Creation system to craft ultimate equipment with different effects.

- Japanese and English voiceover
All event scenes are now fully voiced using the same voice cast from the original game. In addition, the dialogue from STAR OCEAN SECOND EVOLUTION (2008) is also included and can be selected.

- An iconic soundtrack rearranged by Motoi Sakuraba
All tracks have been re-composed, including full-band performance and strings sound. Exploration and movie scenes themes also have new recordings that take them to even greater heights.

- 3 difficulty modes
Pick EARTH for a relaxing journey, GALAXY for a satisfying challenge or UNIVERSE… if you’re brave enough to really put your skills to the test.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows® 10 / 11 64-bit
    • Processor: AMD A8-7600 / Intel® Core™ i3-3210
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD Radeon™ RX 460 / Intel® Arc™ A380 / NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 750 Ti
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Expected framerate: 30FPS with 1280x720 resolution and default graphics options
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows® 10 / 11 64-bit
    • Processor: AMD Ryzen™ 3 1200 / Intel® Core™ i5-3330
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD Radeon™ RX 470 / Intel® Arc™ A750 / NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Expected framerate: 60FPS with 1920x1080 resolution and default graphics options

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