The primary installment within the Star Ocean sequence launched in 1996, and 5 mainline video games, one spinoff sport, and one cell sport have been developed to this present day since then. This yr marks the 25th anniversary of the sequence and its newest mainline title – Star Ocean The Divine Pressure – been introduced.
Star Ocean The Divine Pressure is developed by Sq. Enix and tri-Ace, and set to launch on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 in 2022. The sport encompasses a story that blends sci-fi and fantasy, a wealthy lineup of characters and facet tales, a battle system delivering exhilarating fight with straightforward controls, and extra.
Star Ocean The Divine Pressure Options:
- A narrative that adjustments based mostly on the alternatives made, the place heroes intersect between the 2 worlds of sci-fi and fantasy
- A wealthy lineup of playable characters
- Freedom to fly across the atmosphere
- Three-dimensional traversal and exploration the place every little thing in-sight is a subject for journey
- The Star Ocean sport with the quickest and mightiest motion within the sequence
Protagonists from two totally different civilizations collide
The “Double Hero” system returns through which the story spanning the celebrities and past will unfold from the attitude of every protagonist, one from a complicated civilization (sci-fi) and the opposite from an underdeveloped planet (fantasy). Occasions that unfold all through the story in addition to the ally characters you find yourself with will differ based mostly on the protagonist the participant chooses.
On this sport, there’s vary of playable characters along with the 2 protagonists, and you may management every of the celebration members.
A younger man from the nonfederated planet of Verguld. He’s the captain of the service provider vessel Ydas below Lawrence Logistics, an organization run by his household. His confidence usually sees him dashing recklessly into conditions in the case of his pals and work, a lot to the misery of the Ydas crew. Raymond has an enormous coronary heart, affable nature, and nostril for enterprise. His lack of affiliation with the Pangalactic Federation means he isn’t sure by the Underdeveloped Planet Preservation Pact. This honest openness to satisfy others the place they’re at no matter technological development wins Laeticia over, however leaves Albaird cautious.
Princess of the Kingdom of Aucerius: a big territory positioned on the underdeveloped planet of Aster IV. Her radiant and resolute persona is admired all through the dominion, however her prim demeanor betrays her penchant for carrying armor and memorable ability with the twin blades. To be able to treatment the encroaching risk of a neighboring nation, Laeticia units off on a secret journey to find a sure particular person. She meets Raymond alongside the way in which, lately stranded on Aster IV. The 2 agree to assist each other and start touring collectively.
A crew member of the service provider vessel Ydas and Raymond’s first mate. She manages the operation of simply concerning the entirety of the ship, and her huge data and funky demeanor have earned her the entire belief of Raymond and the crew. Elena is continually shocked by Raymond’s proclivity for recklessness, however all the identical she holds a excessive opinion of his management qualities.
A childhood buddy of Laeticia’s, he now serves her as a knight of the Kingdom of Aucerius. He excels at semiomancy and the wielding of chakram. His sturdy sense of loyalty to Laeticia means he’s by no means removed from her facet. Albaird’s left arm is roofed right down to his fingertips, and he sometimes gestures as if to guard it. He doesn’t belief Raymond upon assembly him whereas escorting Laeticia on her secret journey. Detest to go towards her needs, nonetheless, he reluctantly permits Raymond to affix them.
Freely fly across the atmosphere
On this sport, characters have the liberty to maneuver round 360 levels, and may even fly by way of the skies.
Gamers can fly within the sky and traverse three-dimensionally by way of one of many largest fields ever within the sequence.
Whether or not they discover by hopping round rocky stretches and rooftops, or seamlessly enter battles after leaping off cliffs, greater than ever, the sport will enable gamers better freedom of their method in each battles and their adventures.
The quickest and mightiest motion within the sequence
Battles have additionally advanced in Star Ocean The Divine Pressure. Characters could make an assault straight from traversing at extremely excessive speeds, disappear immediately earlier than an enemy, and even defeat a horde of enemies with a ability that allows on-shot kills. Expertise powerful but exhilarating battles whereas freely flying world wide.
The destiny of the universe awakens when two heroes cross paths
The Pangalactic Federation. From their earliest days within the Sol System, this group has sought to convey peace and tranquility to the galactic multitudes. As their attain has expanded by way of the universe, many a hero has served below their banner; saviors to planets in want.
However by the yr 583 SD, issues have modified. The as soon as peaceable Pangalactic Federation is now recognized for assimilating planets towards their will. As soon as standing for justice, they’re now wreathed in darkness.
Raymond, captain of the service provider vessel Ydas, departs from the nonfederated planet of Verguld on a normal transport mission. The job is straightforward, the route acquainted, but issues go awry when the Ydas is attacked by the Astoria: a battleship carrying a member of the Pangalactic Federation’s preeminent Kenny household.
Raymond and his crewmate Chloe are pressured to desert ship amidst the chaos and head for the distant, underdeveloped planet of Aster IV. Earlier than their escape pods may even land, a burst of vitality resembling an EMP from the planet’s floor knocks out their programs and brings them crashing down. They discover themselves separated and stranded on an unfamiliar planet.
Upon touchdown, Raymond is straight away attacked by a number of the less-than-friendly native wildlife. However when all appears misplaced, his life is saved by the crown princess of the Kingdom of Aucerius: Laeticia. Marveled by the sudden look of this man who rode into her life on a “capturing star,” Laeticia asks Raymond to assist save her kingdom from the specter of the neighboring Vey’l Empire. He accepts in alternate for assist discovering Chloe.
So begins their journey on Aster IV. Nonetheless, Raymond will quickly uncover he has but to flee the shadow of the Pangalactic Federation.
“Whence do you hail, Ray?”
“I’m from one other world─one which’s far, far-off within the sky.”
This encounter, and the following stand towards an amazing energy, marks a brand new chapter in galactic historical past.
Star Ocean The Divine Pressure involves PS4 and PS5 subsequent yr.