Atelier Sophie coming west for PS4, PS Vita in June

PlayStation 3 version staying in Japan.

Atelier Sophie

Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book will launch physically and digitally for PlayStation 4 and digitally PS Vita on June 7 in North America and on June 10 in Europe, Koei Tecmo announced.

Here’s an overview, via Koei Tecmo:

Set against a vibrant background reminiscent of a medieval European town the Atelier series’ 17th installment follows the exploits of a young novice Alchemist who discovers she is the owner of an enigmatic volume imbued with a soul. This Mysterious Book seems to hold all the secrets to Alchemy knowledge and it goes on to become Sophie’s mentor. Sophie’s improving alchemy skills start bringing back forgotten memories and uncover the strange tale of the book’s origin.

The development team at Gustconsider this title ‘the new standard for the Atelier series’ as they have poured all their creativity in rebuilding the alchemy system from the ground up and in crafting a visually stunning world full of well-rounded characters and beautiful illustrations. In a series first, there are two key illustrators involved in the making of Atelier Sophie, NOCO and Yuugen. Their distinctive work makes the world come alive and creates a dynamic environment where time, weather, and relationships affect the adventures of the young new alchemist and her trusted allies!

NIS America will produce a $99.99 limited edition of the game including:

  • A copy of the game (PS4)
  • Set of 5 5″ x 7″ beautiful mini art prints
  • 40″ x 26.8″ cloth poster
  • 2 Disc Original Soundtrack featuring 38 tracks of original music from the game
  • 48-page hardcover art book, including illustrations and sketches of the characters, creatures, and background art of the game.

Pre-orders for the limited edition are live now in North America and will go live at the NISA Europe Store on March 22 at 12 p.m. GMT.

Watch a trailer below. View a set of screenshots at the gallery.

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