Koei Tecmo has announced that Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book, the next entry in the Atelier series, will release on PS4 and PS Vita on the 7th of June.
According to developer Gust, The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book represents the new standard for the Atelier series, as it features a new Alchemy system and a visually stunning world full of well-rounded characters and beautiful illustrations.
Set against a vibrant background reminiscent of a medieval European town, the game 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.
Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book will also be getting a Limited Edition that will be available exclusively through the NISA online store for $99.99. This edition comes with a copy of the game, a two-disc original soundtrack featuring 38 tracks from the in-game score, a cloth poster, a 48-page hardcover art book, and a set of five beautiful miniature art prints.