UPDATES: Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & The Secret Key Reveals 5 Japan Special Editions; New Art

Koei Tecmo Japan has unveiled a slew of Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & The Secret Key special editions available for pre-order via their digital storefront. Our team’s Ryuji has translated the general information pertaining to these numerous packages.

All of these packages listed below are accessible via the same Koei Tecmo Japan page. Essentially, every edition has the same base, except with fewer bells and whistles as the price lowers.

Cosmo Genesis Combo Set

Price: ¥ 109,010

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An omega pack that contains the entire Ryza trilogy plus a ton of goodies.

This pack contains:

  • A limited edition box containing physical copies of Ryza 1 and Ryza 2. (Can choose between PS4 or Switch. You can also take this off your order, reducing the bundle price to ¥96,910.)
  • A selection of merchandise from Atelier Sophie
  • Download codes for special costumes for Ryza
  • Original soundtrack CD
  • A millenia calendar.
  • An A4-sized booklet.
  • An original framed drawing that’s exclusive to this bundle.
  • A special arrangement CD called Letztes Sommerensemble.
  • A physical copy of Ryza 3. (Can choose between PS5, PS4 or Switch)
  • The Premium Box of the previous tier. (See below for its contents)
  • A ton of merch such as a tapestry, a set of 12 illustrated cards, some acrylic keyholders and even a key-storing case.

Galaxy Combo Set

Price: ¥ 51,810

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This is a package that does not contain the Ryza 1+2 double pack and figures.

This pack contains:

  • Download codes for special costumes for Ryza
  • Original soundtrack CD
  • A millenia calendar.
  • An A4-sized booklet.
  • An original framed drawing that’s exclusive to this bundle.
  • A special arrangement CD called Letztes Sommerensemble.
  • A physical copy of Ryza 3. (Can choose between PS5, PS4 or Switch)
  • The Premium Box of the previous tier. (See below for its contents)
  • A ton of merch such as a tapestry, a set of 12 illustrated cards, some acrylic keyholders and even a key-storing case.

Special Collection Set

Price: ¥ 32,010

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This pack contains:

  • Download codes for special costumes for Ryza
  • Original soundtrack CD
  • A millenia calendar.
  • An A4-sized booklet.
  • A special arrangement CD called Letztes Sommerensemble (The Last Summer).
  • A physical copy of Ryza 3. (Can choose between PS5, PS4 or Switch)
  • The Premium Box of the previous tier. (See below for its contents)
  • A ton of merch such as a tapestry, a set of 12 illustrated cards, some acrylic keyholders and even a key-storing case.

Premium Box Set

Price: ¥ 21,395

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Normal Set

Price: ¥8,580 – ¥18,040

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  • Original soundtrack CD
  • Download codes for special costumes for Ryza
  • A millenia calendar.
  • An A4-sized booklet.
  • A special Ryza 3 arrangement CD called Letztes Sommerensemble (The Last Summer).
  • A physical copy of Ryza 3. (Can choose between PS5, PS4 or Switch)

Note about this bundle: Nearly everything in here can be toggled. Your price goes down depending on how you configure it. So here are the possible combinations and their respective prices:

If you ONLY take out the Original Soundtrack CD:

Your price comes to ¥14,080.

If you ONLY take out everything aside from the physical game and Original Soundtrack CD

Your price comes to ¥12,540.

If you take out beverything aside from the physical game:

Your price comes to ¥8,580.

UPDATE 10/14/2022: Various Japanese retailers selling the game have their own benefits. As part of these bonuses, a vast variety of art will be granted as tapestries, wallpapers, and posters.

We’ve compiled these numerous illustrations, viewable via our gallery below. For more information about what editions they belong to, check the “pre-order section of the game’s Japanese website.

 

UPDATE 10/19/2022: Thanks to the official Gust PR Twitter account amassing over 140,000 followers, a new smartphone wallpaper of Ryza has been shared, viewable below:

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UPDATE 11/14/2022: Gust has shared new key art for the game, viewable below:

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UPDATE 12/2/2022: To celebrate the official Gust PR Twitter account achieving over 150,000 followers, a new smartphone wallpaper of Ryza from the second game of the trilogy was shared, viewable below:

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UPDATE 12/22/2022: To commemorate amassing over 160,000 followers, the official Atelier PR account has shared a new smartphone wallpaper, viewable below:

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Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & The Secret Key is releasing for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and PC via Steam on February 24, 2023.

Lead writer Yashichiro Takahashi has returned to write this third entry. Taking place a year after Ryza 2, the titular protagonist and her friends discover newly appearing islands, called the Kark Isles, near their home of Kurken Island. The party decides to investigate these mysterious happenings but ends up finding a gate within some ruins, with a voice wanting to lead Ryza to the Code of the Universe.

Four regions will be explorable in an open field, all boasting seamless transitions. Keys will also be found and created; they all have unique effects for synthesis, battle, and exploration. Moreover, a total of 11 party members are confirmed.

NIS America is currently hosting pre-orders for a collector’s edition for PlayStation 4PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Switch ($109.99). Learn more via our announcement coverage of the game.


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