Koei Tecmo and GUST Studios have recently announced the latest entry in the beloved Atelier series, Atelier Ryza 3 Alchemist of the End and the Secret Key.
Atelier Ryza 3 Release Date
This is the final chapter of Ryza’s story following the fan-favorite alchemist, Reisalin Stout, and her mischievous friends on their third summer adventure, which is set a year after the events of the previous title, Atelier Ryza 2. This is currently in development for Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, and PC. It is planned for release on February 24, 2023.
About the Game
The latest summer escapade finds Ryza and friends enjoying their peaceful lives on Kurken Island when they hear news that a mysterious group of islands have appeared in nearby waters. It turns out that these islands, known as Kark Isles, are having a negative effect on their homeland, so Ryza and her friends quickly set out to investigate. But when their investigation leads to an enormous gate deep within strange ruins, Ryza hears a haunting voice in her head that wants to lead her to the ‘Code of the Universe’. Who is talking to her and what lies beyond the gate?
Seamless Exploration in an Open Field
Ryza and her friends discover the mysteries of Kark Isles by exploring the four regions in a new open field and all explorable with seamless transitions. Players can travel through beautiful and vast sprawling landscapes and vistas and while exploring they can find mysterious keys that will help them on their adventure. These keys have different types and can be found and created. They are helpful for exploration, synthesis, and battle. Each key has a different so players will want to try experimenting with them as the keys to unlocking the island’s secrets.
Largest Party in Atelier History
The game reunites players with characters from previous games as well as new characters that are important to the story. There are a total of eleven party members that will be featured in this game, which is the largest in the series’ history. The characters joining are Ryza, Klaudia, Tao, and Lent. More characters will be announced in the coming months.
Premium Box Contents
A Premium Box of the game has been revealed, which will be available exclusively on the NISA Online Store. It includes the artbook, original illustration B2 cloth poster, special clear file (set of 2), mini acrylic character charm, early access DLC code for Ryza’s Marine Look of Kurkey Shore costume, and a copy of the game all packed into a beautiful collectable box.
Early Purchase bonus for the game includes a special set of seven Summer Look costumes. This will be available within the two weeks after the game’s launch. These will be available to purchase at a later date.
Atelier Ryza 3 Alchemist of the End and the Secret Key launches on February 24, 2023 for PC, Nintendo Switch, PS4, and PS5.