Kodoani.com – The official Twitter account of Gust’s Atelier game series announced on Wednesday that Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & the Secret Key (Ryza no Atelier 3 ~Owari no Renkinjutsushi to Himitsu no Kagi~) PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and Switch releases have been delayed to March 23. The release of the game on PC via Steam has also been delayed. postponed until March 24. Game producer Junzo Hosoi explained that the delay was necessary to finalize the game.
[Notice]We have decided to change the release date of “Atelier Ryza 3”. Please check the attached image for details. # Ryza 3 official website https://t.co/loFQgaMBAL pic.twitter.com/bYVd2DjzYg
— “Atelier” series official @ Ryza 3 3/23 release! (@GustAtelierPR) January 18, 2023
The game was originally scheduled to release in Japan for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and Switch on February 22, and in the United States on the same platform and on PC via Steam on February 24.
In Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & the Secret Key, lead screenwriter Yashichiro Takahashi, who wrote the script for the Atelier Ryza game, returns to deliver an unforgettable third chapter in the Secret series. The latest summer adventure sees Ryza and friends enjoying a peaceful life on Kurken Island when they hear that a group of mysterious islands have appeared in the nearby waters. It turns out that these islands, known as the Kark Isles, are having a negative effect on their homeland, so Ryza and her friends quickly set out to investigate. But when their investigation leads to a giant portal deep in strange ruins, Ryza hears a haunting voice in her head that wants to lead her to the ‘Code of the Universe’. Who is talking to her and what lies beyond the gate?
KOEI Tecmo America released Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy in January 2021 for PS4, Switch, PC via Steam, and digitally for PS5 following its December 2020 release in Japan. which is set three years after KOEI Game Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout (Ryza no Atelier ~Tokoyami no Joō to Himitsu no Kakurega~) of Tecmo Games’ Gust franchise.