The last installment in the Star Ocean was released by tri-Ace a long time ago. After Star Ocean: The Last Hope the producer Yoshinori Yamagishi stated that the series is finsihed. It has been over 6 years since then and thankfully the franchise resurfaced once more with Star Ocean 5: Integrity and Faithlessness thanks to the new producer Shuichi Kobayashi got permission from Yoshinori Yamagish.
The Star Ocean series first appeared on the SNES and was later ported to the PSP. It is well known for its fast-paced real-time combat and time travel elements. The game mixes fantasy and sci-fi elements together. Most of the titles in the series are connected in some way or another, Star Ocean 5: Integrity and Faithlessness is no different. It will take place between Star Ocean: The Second Story and Star Ocean: Till the End of Time on the planet Faykreed, 6000 light years from Earth.
Star Ocean 5: Integrity and Faithlessness is scheduled to be released in 2016 for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4.