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START THE COUNTDOWN, STAR OCEAN THE DIVINE FORCE IS READY FOR LAUNCH

A New Chapter in the Star Ocean Series Will Launch on October 27. Pre-orders Available Starting Tomorrow ​​​​​​​
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

LONDON (June 29, 2022) – SQUARE ENIX® announced today that STAR OCEAN® THE DIVINE FORCE™, an all-new entry in the beloved action-RPG series, will release on October 27 for the PlayStation®5 (PS5™) console, the PlayStation®4 (PS4™) console, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and STEAM®. Developed by tri-Ace Inc., STAR OCEAN THE DIVINE FORCE marks a new chapter in galactic history and will tell a gripping story that seamlessly melds science fiction and fantasy elements. Pre-orders for physical and digital versions are available starting tomorrow.
 
To celebrate the latest entry in the STAR OCEAN series, the developers have prepared three beautiful trailers below:

 
STAR OCEAN THE DIVINE FORCE will be available as a physical and digital Standard edition across all platforms. There is also a Digital Deluxe Edition which will be available across all platforms. Players who purchase the Digital Deluxe Edition will get their hands on a beautiful soundtrack composed for STAR OCEAN THE DIVINE FORCE, as well as in-game items which include the Armour pack, Accessory pack, and Weapons pack.
 
Customers who early purchase any physical or digital edition of STAR OCEAN THE DIVINE FORCE will receive a mini game pawn pack*. Customers who pre-order either the Digital Standard Edition or Digital Deluxe Edition will also receive an in-game item weapon pack for the protagonists, the “Greatsword” for Raymond, “Lionheart's Blutgang”, and the “Dual blades” for Laeticia, “Flashing Naglering.”

The game features dual protagonists, who offer different story perspectives and gameplay experiences: Raymond, the captain of the space trading ship, Ydas, and Laeticia, the princess-knight of a kingdom on the underdeveloped planet, Aster IV. 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).
 
*The digital early purchase incentive will be available until November 30, 2022.
* The physical early purchase incentive will be offered by select retailers and will be available while stocks last.
 
For more information, visit: www.starocean.com
For the latest assets, visit: https://press.square-enix.com/
 
Related Links:
STAR OCEAN Twitter: @StarOcean
STAR OCEAN Facebook: @StarOcean
SQUARE ENIX YouTube: www.youtube.com/SquareEnixNA
#StarOcean
 
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 commemorated 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™ system and PlayStation®4 console, 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.
 
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal®. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 168 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 84 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 88 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
 
More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found at https://square-enix-games.com
 
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© 2022 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. Developed by tri-Ace Inc. CHARACTER DESIGN:akiman
STAR OCEAN, THE DIVINE FORCE, CRYSTAL DYNAMICS, DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, EIDOS MONTREAL, FINAL FANTASY, SPACE INVADERS, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo, TAITO and TOMB RAIDER are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix group of companies. Nintendo Switch is a trademark of Nintendo. “PlayStation,” “PS4” and “PS5” are registered trademarks or trademarks of Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.  Steam and the Steam logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Valve Corporation in the US and/or other countries. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

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