About Star Ocean: Till the End of Time: This is the third main game in the Star Ocean video game series. The game was developed by tri-Ace and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 2 console system. It was released in Japan, North America, and the PAL territories. The original Japanese release date was in February of 2003 by Enix, shortly before its merger to become Square Enix. It was re-released in 2004 as a two disc "Director's cut" version with bonus features such as new characters and dungeons. The North American and European ports are based on the Director's Cut version. The game takes place four hundred in-universe years after the first two Star Ocean games.