Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness and the Secret Hideout Western Release Confirmed
Koei Tecmo has confirmed that the newest title in Gust’s Atelier series, Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness and the Secret Hideout, will be released in North America and Europe this year. The game will be released in North America on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch and worldwide on PC on October 29, 2019, with the European PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch release to follow on November 1, 2019. A $99.99 limited edition is available to pre-order from NIS America’s online stores in North America (and will also be available to pre-order in Europe soon), which contains:
- Physical copy of Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness and the Secret Hideout for PlayStation 4 or Nintendo Switch
- Official art book
- Art cards
- Cloth poster
- Collector’s box
Atelier Ryza is the 21st mainline title in the franchise and marks the start of a new subseries. The game follows Reisalin “Ryza” Stout, who dreams of leaving her dull life in a village. She and her friends explore a forbidden island, and meet an old mage who begins teaching Ryza alchemy. The game will feature a new, evolved synthesis system, as well as a new gathering system where players can use different tools to gather different items from the same locations.