By Diego Hernandez / March 19th, 2019
KOEI TECMO America reveals the latest details regarding Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland and its release plans. Firstly, a limited edition is confirmed for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch versions priced at $99.99 USD. For clarification, it will include the following:
- Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland for Nintendo Switch™
- Official Hardcover Memorial Art Book
- Official Sound Archives Soundtrack
- Cloth Poster
- Set of 2 Acrylic Keychains
- Collector’s Box
KOI TECMO America also released two videos detailing the synthesis system, a staple of the Atelier series.
Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland invites players to assume the role of Elmerulia Lulua Fryxel, a young aspiring alchemist training under former student turned mentor, Piana. Lulua studies diligently to fulfill her dream of becoming a great alchemist just like her mother, Rorolina Frixell; but during her training Lulua discovers a mysterious Codex, awakening an ancient power within her that enables Lulua to decrypt but a single page with many more riddles for her to unravel. Players will be tasked with performing actions focused around the core Atelier series gameplay Gathering, Battle, and Synthesis to allow them to decipher more of the text, as well as learn exciting new types of alchemy.
Lulua sets off to Arland in the hopes that she can improve her powers and uncover the riddles of the Codex. When arriving, she learns that her mothers atelier shop has been forced to close. Relying on the help of the Codex, Lulua works hard to save the shop before it is too late. The first steps into her new adventure are filled with excitement; little does Lulua know that Arland is home to many mysteries yet to be awoken.
Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland will release for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam on May 21st, 2019.
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