During today’s Tokyo Game Show 2021 Showcase, Koei Tecmo revealed the official sequel to the original Atelier Sophie!
The company announced that Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream will be hitting Nintendo Switch in the west on 25 February 2022. This sequel will see Sophie as the leading character again, along with new character Ramizel Erlenmeyer and more!
Those who purchase the game early will get Ryza’s costume as a bonus. Additionally, those who have save data from Atelier Sophie DX, Atelier Firis DX, Atelier Lydie & Suelle DX, or Atelier Ryza 2 will be able to obtain more bonus costumes.
Check out the official trailer below:
Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream continues the story of Sophie and Plachta’s many adventures.
After leaving Sophie’s hometown of Kirchen Bell, the pair discovers a huge tree identical to one that Plachta had seen in a dream, and as they get closer, a mysterious vortex pulls them inside. Sophie awakens alone in a curious new world called Erde Wiege, and it’s not long before she hears about an alchemist named Plachta that lives on the outskirts of town.
Shockingly, when Sophie arrives at the atelier, she meets a young alchemy enthusiast named Plachta, and even though the alchemist shares the same name as her friend, she doesn’t recognize Sophie. What other surprises await Sophie on this journey? As the adventure continues, Sophie meets aspiring alchemist, Ramizel Erlenmeyer, who willingly agrees to help her in her time of need.
The narrative elegantly unfolds with a charming new visual style that combines the art of the Mysterious sub-series with the high-quality graphics and animations featured in 2021’s Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends and the Secret Fairy.
On her journey to find her missing friend, Sophie will have to fight the many monsters that inhabit the lands of Erde Wiege. As soon as players encounter an enemy in the field, the battle begins instantly without any load times or separate screens – a series first – allowing battles to flow seamlessly. In addition, battle parties now consist of six members, with three in the front and three in the back, to form two teams that co-operate in multi-linked turn-based battles. This new battle system opens up a wide range of exciting combat strategies that players can utilise to take out their foes.