Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey Gets New Synthesis Features & Pre-Order Bonuses

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

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New synthesis features and pre-order bonuses have been revealed for Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey by KOEI TECMO. In addition to this news, KOEI TECMO have also released new screenshots and artwork for the game, along with a new trailer. They have released the following information regarding the game:

KOEI TECMO America today revealed additional details regarding the Synthesis gameplay system and preorder bonuses for the latest title from the long-runningAtelier series, Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey. The game is slated to release on March 7, 2017 for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system and on Windows PC via Steam. A new trailer alongside new screenshots and artwork was released today, offering a first look at the game’s new Atelier Tent system as well as a glimpse at the fresh faces who aid Firis on her mysterious journey: Angriff Dahlmann, an aged and hearty mercenary, and a trio of alchemists – the talented Ren Breitner, the carefree Norbert Classen and the clumsy Dion Maier.

Synthesis is an integral aspect of each Atelier title, and in turn, each alchemist’s adventure! Throughout her unusual journey, Firis will devise handy new recipes as she explores the vast land, encounters new companions, and discovers new materials. To match her wanderlust lifestyle, Firis’s Atelier takes the form of a portable Atelier Tent that enables her to synthesize wherever she may please. The Atelier Tent can even be personalized with a variety of keepsakes from her adventures, making it feel like her second home!

The Synthesis system in Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey features exciting new additions to suit its newly nomadic nature. For example, Mass Synthesis allows Firis to create large items to overcome obstacles in her path, such as building a bridge to cross a river, or a boat to cruise across a lake. Deciding what to build not only changes the appearance and accessibility of various locations, but can also affect the course of the story! Furthermore, the effectiveness of items can be amplified with the use of special Catalysts, which grant bonuses and provide greater perks to the end result.

A number of preorder bonuses are on offer for prospective players of Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey. Preordering the game from Amazon, Best Buy, EB Games or GameStop will unlock two adorable costumes that provide Firis with useful bonuses: the Resort Vacation costume which increases the chances of finding high quality materials for use in synthesis, and the Wonderland outfit which decreases the time it takes for synthesis and fast traveling between landmarks!

The game is set to release on Marchy 7, 2017 for the PlayStation 4, Vita, and PC through Steam.

About Jonathan Falu

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