Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland coming west for PS4, Switch, and PC in spring 2019, first details and screenshots
posted on 10.25.18 at 07:00 AM EST by (@salromano)
Alchemy RPG sequel due out in 2019 in Japan.

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland will be released for PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC via Steam in North America and Europe in spring 2019, the company announced.

In Japan, Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland was previously announced for release on PlayStation 4 and Switch in 2019.

The game’s official website (North America, Europe, Japan) and a Japanese press release have provided the first official information and screenshots.

Get the details below.

■ Story

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland marked the beginning of the Arland series. And now, following the events of Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland and Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland, comes an all new story. The latest title is set in a world proceeding the story of Atelier Meruru. The title depicts how characters and locations have changed over time. Set in a world both nostalgic and new, the curtain lifts on another adventure for the alchemists.

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

■ Characters

Elmerulia Fryxell (Lulua)

An impulsive, yet devoted young girl.

Rorona. That’s the name of my beloved mother.

  • Occupation: Alchemist

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

Lulua, who wants to become an alchemist like Rorona, works hard under a certain teacher, but does not have outstanding talent. But one day, an opportunity arises for her.

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

An energetic girl whose body tends to act before thinking, Lulua looks at everything in a positive light. She seems to live with her teacher in a place away from Rorona.

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

Eva Armster

A dear childhood friend.

A girl who is always at Lulua’s side, watching over her like a guardian angel.

  • Occupation: Nursery School Assistant

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

Although she has a quiet personality, Eva is of strong character. She does not show weakness in front of others and is very dependable, but in front of Lulua and others she trusts she reveals a side that can easily succumb to loneliness.

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

■ Systems

Synthesis, exploration, and battle…

The system that defines the Atelier series. While maintaining a system that fans of the Arland series will be familiar with at its core, this title also continues to evolve the system.

In addition, the title extracts the essence of the system, which has continued to be cultivated, all the way up from the series’ roots to its latest numbered title. A unique melding of such elements makes possible an entirely new gaming experience.

—A “book,” which also appears in the game’s logo. Abstract words are spread across its pages. What is the identity of this mysterious book?

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

Exploration and synthesis have also been upgraded. Places and items familiar to Arland series players will appear in great numbers. The game uses an Atelier Totori-like discovery system. As for other Arland series systems, there are several being used as a base and deepened.

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

The battle system and the like introduce new systems based on the Mysterious series. Even players that have enjoyed the recent Atelier games and never played the Arland series will be able to enjoy this game. Which characters can you take along on your adventure? Characters that will bring joy to fans of the Arland series may appear.

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

We hope you look forward to new information regarding this game as it becomes available!

■ Character Designer

Mel Kishida, the character designer of the Arland series, reprises his role for Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland. Starting with Lulua, Kishida has designed new characters, and even existing characters from the Arland series will be depicted for the “continuation of the story.”

■ Japanese First-Print Bonus

First-print copies of the game will include a costume for Lulua.

■ Japanese Standard and Special Editions

Standard and Digital Edition (7,800 yen)

  • A copy of the game

Premium Box (10,800 yen)

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

  • A copy of the game
  • A download code for a Lulua-exclusive costume before it is released
  • Lulua & The Alchemists of Arland Memorial Art Book
  • Atelier Lulua Sound Archives (one disc)
  • Two acrylic mini character charms

Special Collection Box (19,800 yen)

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

  • A copy of the game
  • A download code for a Lulua-exclusive costume before it is released
  • Lulua & The Alchemists of Arland Memorial Art Book
  • Atelier Lulua Sound Archives (one disc)
  • Two acrylic mini character charms
  • Crystal paperweight (including serial number certificate)
  • Extra large illustration cloth poster

View the screenshots at the gallery.

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