Having released in Japan this past November, Koei Tecmo has announced Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book will officially make its way west this summer, releasing on PS4 and PS Vita on June 7.
The 17th main entry in the popular, but prominently Japanese-released, JRPG Atelier series, Atelier Sophie is the first to appear on the PS4.
“Set against a vibrant background reminiscent of a medieval European town, the Atelier series’ latest standalone installment follows the exploits of a young novice Alchemist, Sophie, who discovers she is the owner of an enigmatic book imbued with a soul. This Mysterious Book seems to hold all the secrets to the art of Alchemy, even going on to become Sophie’s mentor. As Sophie improves her Alchemy skills throughout the story she unravels forgotten memories, and eventually sets out to uncover the strange tale of the book’s origin.”
Along with a release date it has also been revealed that the game will receive a limited collector’s edition, available starting now on the NIS America online store. Weighing in at $99, the collector’s edition includes:
- Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Bookfor PS4™
- Full-color, 48-page hardcover art book
- 2-Disc, 38-track original soundtrack with jewel case
- Cloth poster (40″x26″)
- 5 Mini art prints (5″x7″)
As we learn more about this particularly gorgeous JRPG, you’ll find it all right here on Gamespresso.