Atelier Firis PS4/PS Vita Game Heads West in Spring 2017
posted on by Karen Ressler
KOEI Tecmo America and KOEI Tecmo Europe announced on Tuesday that the western release of Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey is slated for spring 2017. The game will be available physically and digitally on PlayStation 4 and digitally only on PlayStation Vita.
The companies also began streaming an announcement trailer that lists the Steam logo. KOEI Tecmo confirmed with video game news website Gematsu that it will release a PC version on Steam, but has not yet announced details on the release.
KOEI Tecmo Games released the game in Japan on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita on November 2 after a delay.
KOEI Tecmo describes the game:
The second part in the Mysterious trilogy, Atelier Firis, follows the journey of a young alchemist through an exciting and colorful world. While Firis travels, she learns more about synthesis and alchemy, meets interesting people, and amplifies the feeling of exploration with the immense expansion of the world map!
The game stars:
- Kaede Hondo as Firis Mistlud
- Azusa Satou as Liane Mistlud
- Sayaka Kaneko as Ilmeria Von Leinweber
- Junta Terashima as Revy Berger
- Ari Ozawa as Drossel Weissberg
- Taiten Kusunoki as Angriff Dahlmann
- Hiroki Touchi as Kald Lau
- Yuka Aisaka as Sophie Neuenmuller
- Yuka Iguchi as Plachta
- Seiichirō Yamashita as Oskar Behlmer
The game will allow players to choose clothes among a large wardrobe to suit the environment. Characters will be better able to explore sunny areas when wearing cool clothes. Players will be able to collect new recipes, and in-game actions may give Firis a related recipe. The game's item synthesis system will have "catalysts" that can be combined with normal item synthesis to produce powerful effects.
KOEI Tecmo America released the game's predecessor, Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Book, for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita on June 7.
Source: Gematsu (Sal Romano)