Idea Factory International released new details and screenshots for their RPG Arc of Alchemist, coming to PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch on January 30, 2020, in NA and January 31, in the EU. Europe will have a physical release of the PS4 version of the game.
The publisher revealed provided players an insight on the game’s base-building mechanics. During gameplay, players will need to build a foundation for their operation. Throughout battles and missions, their base will expand and allows for further upgrades such as adding a Maintenance of Weapons Facility to receive stronger weapons.
Other features like a shop will be available along with the ability to strategize for upcoming battles. Character AI can be adjusted so that characters are better suited for the player’s playstyle.
The Switch and PS4 version will include an update to the game’s systems features that are meant to streamline the gameplay. Players will find additional items, new base facilities, and improved UI to make it easier to level up the party and provide a better gameplay experience. Additionally, players will be able to choose from over seven playable characters, in the Japanese release of the game, Quinn Bravesford was the only playable character. However, in this updated version players can choose to play as any member of their party and set them as their leader.
In Arc of Alchemist, you take on the role of Quinn Bravesford who must explore a vast desert, known as the Desert of Beginnings, to find the Great Power — the legendary key that’ll save not only her kingdom but also, humanity. According to legends of yore, if the Lunagear, an ancient alchemic drive, is equipped with four orbs the Great Power will be unlocked.
You can check out the screenshots below:
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