Square Enix released a new trailer for the upcoming fifth installment in the Star Ocean series showing off the story for the Western release, which is slated for Summer 2016. The game will feature dual audio, an option that was featured in the PS3 International edition of Star Ocean: The Last Hope.
“At this point in history, between the second and third games in the series, the Pangalactic Federation is nearing the fulfilment of its mission to bring peace and order to the galaxy. However, the embers of conflict begin to stir once again six thousand light years from Earth, on the planet of Faykreed, as a new story begins in the cosmic sea.
The latest game in the series, foreshadows an unknown menace headed for the underdeveloped planet of Faykreed, where Fidel Camuze, his childhood friend Miki Sauvester, and a mysterious young girl named Relia get drawn into a battle that may change the fate of the planet. Originally debuted at Jump Festa, the localized trailer showcases the English voice actors for the first time and features the theme song, “Astra Nova,” by Japanese rock band androp.”