Koei Tecmo confirmed today that the latest title from Gust Studios, Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World will be coming to the west this Winter. It’s scheduled for physical release on Playstation 4 and the Nintendo Switch, and digitally on PC via Steam. A new title for the Atelier universe, it celebrates the 20th anniversary of the franchise, allowing players to experience the series ‘ characters with a new focus on town building. To celebrate this anniversary, Koei Tecmo revealed an Anniversary trailer.
Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World puts players in the shoes of Nelke von Lestamm, a young noblewoman who has always been fascinated by the ancient legend of the Sage of Granzweit; a tale of the Granzweit Tree which is said to bestow great power upon those who discover it. As she grew up and learned her skills were not in alchemy, she studied hard to become a government official and help those around her. It won’t be easy to build Westwald from a quaint village to a mighty city and will require the help of several alchemists that inhabit the area. Players will recognize several famous alchemists from the Salburg, Arland, Dusk, and Mysterious trilogies as well.