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Star Ocean: The Divine Force Gets Demo Next Week

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Star Ocean The Divine Force Demo

Fans looking forward to Star Ocean: The Divine Force will be able to give the game a try next week. Square Enix announced that a Star Ocean: The Divine Force demo version will launch on September 20, 2022. It’ll launch at roughly midnight “local time” depending on your region. The demo will be available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S.

The content of the Star Ocean: The Divine Force demo is expected to last about two hours, from the beginning of Raymond’s story until the point where the party reaches a place called Delryk Village. It’s said to match up roughly with the live gameplay demonstration shown at the Star Ocean Special Program from the Tokyo Game Show.

The program also debuted a new trailer for the game. It features the theme song, “PANDORA” by singer HYDE, who had a video message for fans. Check it out at this link.

The new trailer lays out the premise of The Divine Force (and its demo). The game will once again feature a narrative that blends sci-fi and fantasy. This time it features dual protagonists: Raymond, Captain of a trade ship that lands on an underdeveloped planet, and Laeticia, the Princess of a kingdom on that planet. The combat system will emphasize high-speed action, and exploration enhanced by the ability to float in the air and fly around areas to explore freely.

The special program revealed the game’s box art, too, from illustrator Akiman.

Star Ocean 6 Box Art

Star Ocean: The Divine Force launches on October 27, 2022 for PS5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PS4, and PC. The playable demo launches on September 20, 2022.

Josh Tolentino
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