Square Enix is Bringing Star Ocean to Mobile this July

Square Enix is Bringing Star Ocean to Mobile this July

Square Enix has announced that Star Ocean: Anamnesis, a brand-new journey in the popular sci-fi fantasy Star Ocean series, will be coming to North America this July for iOS and Android devices. Star Ocean: Anamnesis sees players lead a squad of heroes across the galaxy.

Players will have the ability to build teams of returning all-star characters from the series, choosing between attackers, sharpshooters, defenders, invokers, and healers to assemble the most powerful crew. Enhanced mobile controls will have users experience the fast-paced real-time combat with 3D graphics, which is surprising coming from a Square Enix mobile property. Most SE mobile games tend to be 2D graphics with turn-based combat, as part of their classic JRPG flare.

Then again, Star Ocean never was a classic JRPG, so that would hardly be fitting for the series.

The mobile game will also have co-op multiplayer, so you can even tackle missions with your friends, if you so choose.

Square Enix is Bringing Star Ocean to Mobile this July

Additionally, iOS users can now register for the official Apple Testflight closed beta to get a preview of the game before launch. Sign up for the iOS beta can be found here.

Meanwhile, pre-registration for the game is available on the official Star Ocean Twitter and Facebook pages, as well as Google Play. Pre-registration will unlock a variety of awards following launch, which are determined by the total number of pre-registrations across all participating channels. Prizes include bubbly iconic series character Welch Vineyard, as well as the cool and collected Faize, originally from Star Ocean: The Last Hope. You can find the full list of prizes (and accompanying pre-registration numbers needed to unlock them) below.

Square Enix is Bringing Star Ocean to Mobile this July

You can also check out the game in action in the announcement trailer below.

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About Madeline Ricchiuto

Madeline Ricchiuto is a gamer, comics enthusiast, bad horror movie connoisseur, writer and generally sarcastic human. She also really likes cats and is now Head Games Writer at Bleeding Cool.
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