Star Ocean: The Last Hope Hits Xbox 360 on March 3, New Screenshots Released

Developer tri-Ace's first Xbox 360 release of the Star Ocean role-playing franchise will hit North American retailers on March 3, 2009, publisher Square Enix announced today. nope

Alongside some new screenshots, the company noted that the Japanese version of Star Ocean: The Last Hope and its action-based battle system will arrive a few weeks before, on February 19, 2009.

Today's announcement but made no mention of an eventual release on other platforms. However, the title was once again not billed as an Xbox 360 exclusive, suggesting that a later PlayStation 3 version is possible, a la Square's The Last Remnant.