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Sea of Stars Gets Demo And Release Date

by Matt Miller on Feb 08, 2023 at 04:33 PM

Today’s Nintendo Direct gave us a new look at Sabotage Studio’s Sea of Stars. This follow-up game to The Messenger is set in the same universe, but set many years prior to the team’s first game, and with an entirely different style and genre, recalling the early era of console RPGs, represented by games like Final Fantasy VI. 

Sea of Stars features some stunning pixel art visuals, and also boasts guest musical compositions from Yasunori Mitsuda, whose music enhanced such games as Chrono Trigger, Chrono Cross, and Xenoblade Chronicles 3.

The new trailer helps to show off the wide variety of locales players visit in the game, along with some intriguing turn-based battles.

Sea of Stars increasingly looks like a major treat for anyone who has fond recollections of that golden age of early console RPGs.

The game is headed to Switch on August 29, and a free demo is available later today on the Nintendo eShop.

Check out the new trailer below.

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