Included in yesterday's Nintendo Direct stream, more details have emerged for fan favourite Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & The Secret Key.
The game is set to be released worldwide on February 24th 2023 for Playstation 5, Playstation 4, Switch and PC (via Steam).
First Look Trailer:
From the Press Release:
Ryza and her friends are living their lives on Kurken Island when news of a sudden appearance of a mysterious group of islands in nearby waters arrives.
To find a way to save her island, Ryza and her friends will set off on final adventure surrounding the “roots of alchemy.
The Stage for this Adventure is a Vast Open Field – The field is made up of multiple maps that are connected seamlessly. Enjoy this adventure in a vast and “living” field that is one of the largest in the Atelier series.
You Can Do Many Things with the Key – Obtain various types of keys which can be used in different instances of exploration, synthesis, and battle. Each key has a different effect, so use it to enjoy the adventure conveniently!
A Total of 11 Party Members – Reunite with characters from previous games, and meet new characters who will be key to the story. Mix and match your favorite members and enjoy the adventure!
You can keep up to date on the game's progress via the official Atelier Ryza 3 mini site. No doubt a special edition in line with previous releases is on the cards too.
Hold the phone, the special editions have now been announced! Available from September 21st:
KOEI TECMO Europe also revealed today that they will be releasing two delightful special edition versions of Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & the Secret Key, a Premium Box and a Special Collection Box, exclusively available through the KOEI TECMO Europe Online Store.
The Premium Box version of the game includes an Art Book, a B2 cloth poster featuring an original art piece, a set of two illustrated clear files, a mini acrylic character charm, an early-access DLC costume for Ryza and a copy of the game all packed into a beautiful collectable box.
The must-have Special Collection Box version of the game features all of the contents in the Premium Box version, as well as an Original Key Case, an A1 wall scroll featuring an original art piece, a selection of acrylic charms featuring the cover art from each game in the trilogy, and a set of twelve illustration cards. Those who purchase any version of the game, digitally or physically, within two weeks after launch will be able to download a special set of seven Summer Look costumes. These costumes may be available for purchase at a later date. These products will be available to pre-order from the 21st September 2022 at 12:00pm BST.