News Atelier Arland Trilogy Heads to PS4, Switch in Japan
posted on 2018-07-10 14:00 EDT by Karen Ressler
Gust announced in a Dengeki Online livestream presentation on Tuesday that it will release Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland DX, Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland DX, and Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland DX for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch in Japan. The announcement begins at 1:37:40 in the video below.
The games will launch on September 20 physically and digitally, both separately and in a bundle. The physical bundle edition also includes a soundtrack download code, mini-crystal paperweight, and acrylic charm set.
Atelier Rorona, the first game in the Arland trilogy, debuted for PlayStation 3 in 2009. Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland, a remake for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita, shipped in Japan in 2013 and spawned its own remake for Nintendo 3DS in 2015.
The second game, Atelier Totori, shipped in Japan for PlayStation 3 in 2010, and the enhanced port Atelier Totori Plus: The Adventurer of Arland debuted for PlayStation Vita in 2012.
The final game, Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland, debuted for PlayStation 3 in 2011 and the enhanced port Atelier Totori Plus: The Adventurer of Arland debuted for PlayStation Vita in 2013.
NIS America released all three original games in English, but Tecmo Koei released the "Plus" versions.