Announced during today’s Nintendo Direct, Sea of Stars now has a demo for you to try out! The demo is currently available now to download through the Nintendo Switch eShop.
Sea of Stars has a fantastic guest composer, Yasunori Mitsuda. Mitsuda is best known for his incredible work on titles like Chrono Trigger, Xenogears, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, and Xenoblade Chronicles 3. His work that has been teased thus far sounds incredible, which is something you come to expect with composers of his caliber.
As for what exactly Sea of Stars is, the game is a retro-inspired RPG with beautiful sprite work and turn-based combat. There have been plenty of trailers released for the game, but this one finally revealed the release date for the title. The new trailer showcasing the Sea of Stars demo is available below.
Sea of Stars is a turn-based RPG inspired by the classics. It tells the story of two Children of the Solstice who will combine the powers of the sun and moon to perform Eclipse Magic, the only force capable of fending off the monstrous creations of the evil alchemist known as The Fleshmancer.
• Engaging Turn-Based Combat – Timed hits, combo attacks, boosting, damage types and spellbreaking.
• Unshackled Traversal – Swim, climb, vault, jump off or hoist up as you traverse the world seamlessly.
• A Story Rich Adventure – Dozens of characters and story arcs will take you on a captivating journey.
• A World You Can Touch – Need a change of pace? Go sailing, cooking, fishing or find a tavern to relax.
Sea of Stars will release on August 29, 2023. The platforms it is currently scheduled to release on include Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC via Steam.