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Star Ocean: The Last Hope European Release Details

Date: 2009 May 29 16:17

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The good folks at Square-Enix have sent us details for the European release of Star Ocean: The Last Hope on Xbox 360. It's due to hit the stores on Friday 5th June, 2009. There's also a limited edition collectors box.

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Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of Square Enix(r) interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announces that a Limited Collector's Edition of STAR OCEAN(r): The Last Hope(tm) will be released across PAL territories on 5th June, 2009, on the Xbox 360(r) video game and entertainment system.

With this highly anticipated prequel, acclaimed development studio tri-Ace Inc. brings the STAR OCEAN series to Xbox 360 for the first time. STAR OCEAN: The Last Hope continues the series traditions of soaring space opera, blending science fiction with fantasy for a unique RPG experience. The refined gameplay features four party members and team-oriented combat, while maintaining the innovative real-time battle system that has become a trademark of the STAR OCEAN series.

John Yamamoto, president and chief executive officer of Square Enix Ltd. comments, "We are delighted to bringing this exciting new chapter of the critically acclaimed STAR OCEAN series to Europe and PAL territories. STAR OCEAN: The Last Hope is a stunning and captivating adventure and the Collector's Edition will be sure to please fans eagerly awaiting the release."

For more information about STAR OCEAN: The Last Hope, please visit the official website at

Star Ocean: The Last Hope

About STAR OCEAN: The Last Hope Limited Collector's Edition

Limited edition STAR OCEAN: The Last Hope Box:
Unique 'digistack' packaging with dual gatefold, inside a special collector's sleeve.

STAR OCEAN Soundtrack Compilation CD:
The STAR OCEAN Sound Best Collection showcases key themes from across the series specially chosen by the game creators and series fans.

Five STAR OCEAN: The Last Hope Character Cards:
Collectable prints of lead characters from the game, using rare artwork not officially released in Europe and other PAL countries.

Brady Games Official Miniguide:
32 page game guide printed in full-colour, with extra character artwork, descriptions and walkthrough information - to help you on your journey through the universe.

Three STAR OCEAN: The Last Hope Game Discs
Expansive galactic adventuring goes across three game discs, accompanied by full-colour play manual.

Available in the following PAL countries:
United Kingdom, France, Italy, Spain, Australia, New Zealand, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg

About STAR OCEAN: The Last Hope


The year is S.D. 10. In the aftermath of World War III, humanity voyages into the stars in search of a new home... and a second chance.


  • A prequel that combines sci-fi and fantasy elements, spanning multiple planets and the vastness of space itself to recount the origins of the STAR OCEAN universe.

  • Exhilarating combat expands upon the franchise's famous real-time battle system, including the amazing graphics and visual effect only possible on the Xbox 360

  • Feature breathtaking CG movies by Visual Works, the cutting-edge studio whose previous work includes cut-scenes for the acclaimed FINAL FANTASY(r) RPG series

  • Fully localised for PAL territories with French, German, Spanish and Italian subtitles and menu screens

Source: Star Ocean Website
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