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Star Ocean: The Second Story R Update Adds New Challenges, Art, and More

Artwork of Star Ocean: The Second Story R, one of several RPGs coming this week

The journey into the stars continues! Square Enix recently revealed a new update for Star Ocean: The Second Story R, adding new challenges and beautiful artwork. The update, version 1.10, is available now for all platforms.

Check out an overview of the update in the trailer below:

The new update includes the following:

  • CHAOS mode, an even more challenging difficulty
  • Raid battles with The Ten Wise Men after beating the game, including new special attacks
  • Defeating the aforementioned raid battles grants you jewels to summon each one as part of the Assault Action System.
  • New weapons and accessories for after you beat the game
  • The ability to reset your level but keep items for New Game+
  • New NPC art by Yukihiro Kajimo for Regis, Allen, Eleanor Clyde and Leifath
  • A new mode view character art you have unlocked
  • An Ending Collection viewer to rewatch any of the 99 endings you have unlocked

Star Ocean: The Second Story R is available now for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam. Our reviewer, Izzy Parsons, absolutely loved the remake in their review! Stay tuned to RPGFan for everything Star Ocean!

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Tyler Trosper

Tyler Trosper

Tyler Trosper is a news writer for RPGFan. He has an unhealthy obsession with the Xeno franchise, especially Xenosaga. He runs a podcast about the series in his free time and sometimes works on fan projects. Tyler would die happy if Xenosaga Episode IV was announced. Besides Xeno, Tyler enjoys watching anime, his favorite being Neon Genesis Evangelion.

1 Response to Star Ocean: The Second Story R Update Adds New Challenges, Art, and More

Jack Ripper

Blue Sphere also needs this kind of remake treatment

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