Following retail leaks, Tecmo Koei have officially announced Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland for a western release. The game will be available for PlayStation 3 and Vita on June 24th in North America and June 20th in Europe.


Here’s a rundown of what you’ll find in the game:

  • Improved 3D character models
  • New field map modeling with better scenery
  • New chapters featuring Totori and Meruru
  • More playable characters, maps, bosses, costumes etc.
  • Improved synthesis system and new Assignment system
  • Item crafting has been expanded
  • New battle system with advanced features
  • Bury items and unearth them in Atelier Meruru Plus/Totori Plus
  • Over 30 endings affected by player decisions
  • Save data shared between PS3 and PSV


Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland will cost $49.99 on PS3 and $39.99 on Vita. The Vita version will be released as a download title only, while the PS3 version will be available at retail. Pre-ordering at GameStop will get you the “Orange Swimsuit” and “Lady’s Etiquette Costume”.


Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.

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