Atelier Firis RPG Announced for PS4/Vita This Fall

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"The Alchemist of the Mysterious Journey" is next after Atelier Sophie

Koei Tecmo Games' Gust brand updated its teaser website for a new project in its Atelier role-playing game series on Tuesday. The project's site linked to the websites for Weekly Famitsu and Dengeki PlayStation magazines, which revealed the Firis no Atelier ~Fushigi na Tabi no Renkinjutsushi~ (Atelier Firis: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Journey) game debuting this fall on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita.

As the title indicates, it is the second in the Mysterious (Fushigi) series, after Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book (Sophie no Atelier: Fushigi na Hon no Renkinjutushi). Also as the title indicates, the theme this time is "journey," as the protagonist Firis (pictured below) travels across vast fields.

Weekly Famitsu is publishing an interview with producer Yoshito Okamura in its feature on the game on Thursday. Dengeki PlayStation will cover the game's world, story, "charming characters," and noteworthy new systems in the gameplay. It will also feature special illustrations, including one on the cover, and comments from the illustrators.

KOEI Tecmo America will release Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book in America on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita on June 7. The PlayStation Vita release will be digital-only. The game shipped for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita on November 19 in Japan.

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