Square Enix frequently releases "International" versions of its Final Fantasy
games in Japan -- they're basically the Western versions of the games with some extra cutscenes and whatnot to encourage double-dipping among the rapt Japanese audience. According to this Famitsu
scan, the publisher is going to try the same thing with Star Ocean: The Last Hope
, turning the once 360-exclusive game into a multiplatform release in the process. The scan states that Star Ocean: The Last Hope International
will be released on PS3 on February 4 of next year. Siliconera
says that it will include both English and Japanese voice acting.
Another scan reveals that Nier Replicant,
the mysterious other Nier game
revealed next week, will also be a PS3 release. We're awaiting confirmation from Square Enix.