Get your effervescent cauldrons prepared for winter as Koei Tecmo will launch Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream in North America on February 25, 2022 for PlayStation 4, Steam, and Nintendo Switch.
This new entry within the Atelier collection (which celebrates its twenty fifth anniversary subsequent 12 months) is a sequel to Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book, first launched in Japan in 2015 however extra not too long ago ported to the Nintendo Switch.
You can try an unique have a look at the introduction to the sport under:
In her first journey, younger alchemist Sophie Neuenmuller ran her personal enterprise within the city of Kirchen Bell however struggled together with her craft. She found a floating, speaking ebook of alchemic recipes named Plactha. This ebook shared her in depth data with Sophie in alternate for assist in regaining her recollections and unique kind. Sophie additionally partnered with non-ebook pals as she gathered supplies for her alchemy they usually collectively fought monsters within the wild utilizing Sophie’s handiwork. As gamers realized easy methods to grasp the in-recreation alchemy methods, Sophie gained expertise as an alchemist, having access to extra advanced creations.
For the upcoming sequel, Sophie and Plachta will proceed their friendship and journey exterior of Kirchen Bell to a brand new realm known as Erde Weige. There she discovers a younger alchemist additionally named Plachta, however this one does not appear to know Sophie in any respect. In Atelier Sophie 2’s new world, as much as six social gathering members kind two groups and battle monsters in “multi-linked flip-primarily based battles”. Switching from exploration to fight is now instantaneous, with no extra loading or transition screens between the 2 gameplay modes.
It’s not all preventing although, as Sophie nonetheless wants to make use of her alchemy skills to mix supplies into new substances. The panel synthesis system from the earlier recreation will return, providing gamers a alternative on how they want to create their concoctions. Regular panels enable for simpler creations, however “restricted” panels can produce stronger stuff — if gamers know easy methods to use them.
Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream Screenshots and Art
The very first Atelier recreation debuted in May of 1997 solely in Japan, initially for the Sony PlayStation however later ported to many different consoles. Sequels and spinoffs adopted quickly after, but it surely took years earlier than an Atelier recreation was formally localized. Atelier Iris: Eternal Mana, launched in 2004 for the PlayStation 2, could be the primary title to see a global launch, however not too long ago Koei Tecmo has taken a extra world, multi-platform strategy with the collection (together with releasing on Steam).
To rejoice the franchise’s upcoming 25th anniversary, a web site is already as much as spotlight the newest information surrounding the occasion. Koei Tecmo America can also be providing a Limited Edition model of Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream solely via the NIS America online store, with an artwork ebook, deluxe material poster, keychain, bonus soundtrack CD, and an unique DLC costume.
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