Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy will be the first game in the series to be localized in French.
Not so long ago, we were talking about the fact that there were more and more localized games in our magnificent language that is French, and what is most astonishing is that very often , this localization of Japanese games is no longer only done on huge titles, but also on some which have a very “niche” basis. For years, the Japanese video game seemed to have bottomed out, but things now seem to be starting up again, and most importantly, studios and publishers seem to have understood the interest that foreign players represent in terms of the market.
We have had proof of this with Persona 5 to name but one, but French players are just asking to discover these games that many talk about, under the guise of course of receiving a localization worthy of the name.
Atelier Ryza 2 will therefore be added to the list of these Japanese games translated into French and we hope that this will help to introduce the license to a wider audience..
You are certainly wondering if it will be necessary to do the first opus to understand the script, and in this case why not translate the first opus as well? It is true that the first Atelier Ryza will unfortunately remain in English, but rest assured, there will be no need to have done the first to understand the story. You will miss references here and there, inevitably, but you will have no problem of understanding.
In addition, with the new features brought by Atelier Ryza 2 in terms of exploration, if we had to locate one to test the waters, it was really on this second opus that we had to bet. We will now wait and see the sales to know if the experience will be potentially repeated or not thereafter.
Finally, Atelier Ryza 2 will be released on January 29, 2021 on Nintendo Switch, PC (Steam), PS4, and only dematerialized on PS5. We will now wait to see if it gets a specific patch to boost its experience on PS5, but it should at least be backward compatible, so no worries if you want to go for the physical PS4 version and play it on PS5. .
# AtelierRyza2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy will be released on 2? 9? January 2021 on PS4 & Switch (PC & PS5 dematerialized)! ?
And that’s not all ! Our intrepid Ryza has prepared another surprise for you since it will arrive… In French! ??
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