Space Date 346: The crew of a Terran Federation ship arrives on the planet Roak. With the help of a stalwart band of local heroes, the crew must work together to unravel a mystery and halt a galactic war. STAR OCEAN: First Departure marks the first time that the initial instalment in the popular STAR OCEAN franchise is available in North America.
- The origin of the Star Ocean franchise, available for the first time in North America.
- A completely rebuilt game: new engine, new graphics, additional characters, new animated scenes, full voice dialog
- New events and side-stories added, creating a more immersive storyline.
- Master the art of symbology (magic) to create devastating attacks
- Use special arts (non-magical attacks) repeatedly to increase their power
- Customize your characters with special skills and talents
- Item creation â€“ create weapons and other items to help you in battle
- Surprise attacks â€“ During battle, your party could be attacked by additional enemies; stay alert and focused to win