Star Ocean Comes To PC For First Time With The Last Hope 4K

Experience the earliest moments in the Star Ocean timeline with this re-release of Star Ocean: The Last Hope.

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Star Ocean has been sadly unavailable to PC-only gamers up until this point but Square Enix is reaching back to 2009 to deliver The Last Hope to Steam. Originally released on Xbox 360 and PS3, Star Ocean: The Last Hope will feature 4K support, Steam achievements, and support for controller input or keyboard and mouse.

The Last Hope wasn't the most well received in the series and isn't even the most recent title, so why did Square Enix go with this one? We don't have a definitive answer, but the game does stand as the very first when considering the series chronologically. Does this mean Square Enix will be eventually releasing all of the others in chronological order? We can only hope.

This 4K edition of The Last Hope will be coming to the PlayStation Store in addition to Steam for $20.99 on November 28, 2017. PlayStation Plus and Steam users will be able to grab it for 10% off up until December 12 and the PS4 version will include a system theme and 12 avatars if snatched up before January 8th. 

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    October 18, 2017 10:10 AM

    Charles Singletary posted a new article, Star Ocean Comes To PC For First Time With The Last Hope 4K

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      October 18, 2017 10:26 AM

      Still need to beat this.

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      October 18, 2017 10:29 AM

      I've played almost every jrpg series known to man but I could just never get into the star ocean series

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        October 18, 2017 10:41 AM

        I just beat this one (PS3 version) the other month as my first Star Ocean game. I loved it, and I was pretty burnt out on JRPGs

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        October 18, 2017 11:33 AM

        The remake of the first one on PSP was solid as fuck (aside from the main character's portrait having crazy rape eyes). Fun gameplay, short adventure (~20hrs) without a whole lot of fluff. Despite the shit localization, the second game on PS1 was fucking incredible (not sure if the PSP remake fixed that). The gameplay in that one was just pure tits and the story was crazy fucking good.

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        October 18, 2017 12:24 PM

        I really loved the third one but they've always been hit or miss. This one's story is absolute trash but the gameplay is okay and the music is fantastic.

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      October 18, 2017 10:30 AM

      Sure, why the fuck not. I'll happily play this again.

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      October 18, 2017 11:31 AM

      Well shit, there's one more RPG I need to pick up. Been wanting to play this for years and it sure would be nice to play it on the ol' PC.

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      October 18, 2017 11:39 AM

      I've had this on 360 for years but never actually played it... I should do that maybe

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      October 18, 2017 11:59 AM

      btw, is this the international version?

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      October 18, 2017 12:08 PM

      Damn. Star ocean is probably the best looking rpg on snes. They didn't keep up with the cutting edge then

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