Publisher Koei Tecmo and developer Gust have announced Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness and The Secret Hideout is the best selling game in the Atelier franchise. The information was included in Koei Tecmo's yearly fiscal report that ended in March 2020. \n \nIn mid-February, Koei Tecmo announced the game shipped 350,000 copies worldwide, but the game has continued to achieve new milestones. \n \nAt the end of April, the publisher announced the total shipment number of digital and physical shipments worldwide, has surpassed 420,000. Atelier Ryza is now the best selling title in the series. \n \nPreviously, the best selling title in the series was Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book, which was released in November 2015. The title was released on PC, PlayStation 3 and 4, plus the PS Vita, and reached around 370,000 sales worldwide. \n \n \n \nPreorders for Atelier Ryza were the best in the series as well. The game surpassed preorders of previous Atelier games. The title had a strong launch in Japan during its first week with 150,000 copies in September 2019. \n \nGust has also released new content for the title, including costumes, hideout parts, and extra story content featuring other characters in the series. \n \nThe developers have also continued to release patches and other bug fixes to ensure players can continue to enjoy the newest installment in the series. \n \nThe Koei Tecmo Twitter account has also been active, asking for fan suggestions and other feedback for the future of the Atelier series. The publisher has also occasionally held contests and giveaways, so players interested in learning more about the game should follow the company on social media. \n \nAtelier Ryza: Ever Darkness and The Secret Hideout stars an ordinary girl named Ryza. She becomes tired of her boring village life and decides to gather her good friends together for a new adventure. In a secret location, the friends plan their future and discuss their dreams. One day, the group decides to head to the island across the shore, which has been forbidden to access. The mysterious island is the group's first step into a Summer adventure the group will never forget. \n \nKoei Tecmo and Gust have continued to release new content and updates for the game. There are several new cosmetic DLC and background music from previous games to add. For fans of the characters within the series, there have been extra story chapters starring some of Ryza's friends. \n \nAtelier Ryza: Ever Darkness and The Secret Hideout is available now on PC via Steam, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch.