Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World Announced for Western Release Alongside Atelier Arland series for Nintendo Switch

In case you missed the news last week (26th September 2018) Koei Tecmo Europe announced that the latest entry into the colourful JPRG world of Atelier, known as Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World, would be released digitally and physically onto the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch as well digitally on Windows PC via Steam during 2019. In addition to the publisher went on to confirm that the Atelier Arland series will be released digitally for the Nintendo Switch later this year.

Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World (PS4 / Switch / Windows PC): – 2019

In Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World players assume the role of Nelke von Lestamm, a young aristocrat who longs to become an alchemist, but sadly does not have the talents required. With a strong fascination with the ancient legend of the Sage of Granzweit, she is excited to uncover new information which rumours that the sacred Granzweit Tree is within the lands her father governs.

Not only are the eccentric alchemists on hand to help with developing Westwald, but Nelke will rely on their help to unravel the mystery behind the Granzweit Tree. The main cast of theDusk series; Ayesha Altugle, Escha Malier, Logix Ficsario, Shallistera Argo and Shallotte Elminus, are just a handful of the alchemist friends which she will have the pleasure to work alongside on her journey. More alchemists are yet to be revealed from across other Atelier titles like the SalburgMysterious and Arland trilogies.

Atelier Arland series Deluxe Pack (Switch): – 4th December 2018

Announced as a digital-only release for the Nintendo Switch the Atelier Arland series Deluxe Pack will contain Nintendo Switch remasters of Atelier Rorona: The Alchemists of Arland DXAtelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland DX and Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland DX – all of which were previously released onto the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. These games will be available to purchase individually or as a bundle pack containing all three games.

These three games offer up unique stories following a group of different characters but each interwine with one another to deliver an interconnected world of storytelling.

Koei Tecmo Europe will confirm additional release details for each of these games in the coming weeks and months leading up to there release.


About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked at ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the PS Vita, PS4 or Xbox One.

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