Star Ocean and Nier Replicant confirmed for PS3

Star Ocean: The Last Hope

has been confirmed for PS3, coming to Blu-ray after a year of Xbox 360 exclusivity. The latest in tri-Ace’s sci-fi RPG series will release in Japan on February 4, 2010. Also confirmed for PS3 is Nier Replicant, a new version of Square Enix’s upcoming action game, which is PS3 exclusive. It’s possible that, as we theorized, Nier Gestalt will be an alternate Xbox 360 version.

The version of Star Ocean released on PS3 will be Star Ocean: The Last Hope International. It features both a Japanese and English voice track, as well as controls specifically designed for Western audiences. with battle additions such as auto targeting.

This is big news for PS3-loving weeaboos!

Jim Sterling