Arc of Alchemist Trailer Highlights Key Game Features

Publisher Idea Factory International have recently released a new gameplay trailer of Action-RPG styled Arc of Alchemist, of which highlights the key gameplay features within the game; such as the multiple playable characters and the base building tools that have previously been highlighted in website content updates.

Highlights mentioned in the trailer (shown above), as described by Idea Factory International, are as follows:

  • 7+ Playable Characters: With the new updates for the PS4 and Nintendo Switch release in North America and Europe, you can now play as 7+ characters! Each character specializes in different weapons, but Quinn can utilize all the weapons available! She can master the arts of the Lance, or even a Crossbow! The choice is yours!
  • Gimmicks and Traps: Around every sand dune lie gimmicks and traps that can harm or slow down your party’s progression. Gimmicks such as mechanical pillars, deadly spikes, and gas fields should be avoided at all costs, but keep spare potions just in case!
  • Base Building, Character Customization, and Upgrades:  The Base is an area for your squad to regroup, rejuvenate, and upgrade stats for future expeditions. Create new facilities that can add bonuses to a character’s base stats. Buy new equipment and weapons to strengthen a character’s attack and defenses. Adjust the formation of your squad before battle and even on-the-go! As you level up your characters and gather currency, players are able to increase a character’s base stats and learn new passive and active skills. Players can even change character skins to keep your squad looking fresh on the battlefield!

The publisher have also pointed out that players can use the Lunagear and master the four different Orb Elements: Fire, Water, Wind, and Earth. Use one element, like the Fire Orb, to summon a fire projectile or even combine two elements to summon more powerful attacks, which can be useful against huge, mechanical bosses!

Arc of Alchemist will be available digitally and physically for the PlayStation 4 and digitally for the Nintendo Switch within Europe. In North America the game will be a digital only release for both the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch with all versions expected to be released on the 30th January 2020.

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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