Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris follows the story of Kirito once again as they relive heart-pounding scenes from the series through intense combat. Players will also encounter fan favorite characters including Eugeo, Alice, Administrator and many more. A wide world awaits Kirito and his friends in this exciting adaptation to the Sword Art Online: Alicization series.
“For the first time in a SWORD ART ONLINE video game, players will be able to faithfully follow the events of the anime series.” said Jennifer Tsang, Brand Marketing Manager at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. “We look forward to players and fans experiencing the Alicization story arc as Kirito, uncovering the mysteries of Underworld, and making new friends along the way.”
Here’s an overview of the game, via Bandai Namco:
Platforms PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC
Genre: Japanese RPG
Release Date: Coming Soon
Publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment
Players: 1 Offline
For the first time ever, players can experience Sword Art Online’s anime storyline in game format with Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris! Play as the protagonist Kirito and immerse yourself in “Underworld,” a mysterious virtual world set in the anime’s Alicization arc. Featuring intense battle action, stunning JRPG visuals, and an expansive world to explore; your journey through the latest VRMMO Sword Art Online game is ready to begin!
Lycoris Flower – Lycoris is a species of flower found in the South of Japan which symbolizes passion, sad memories, reunion, and self-reliance. Experience these themes as you dive into the game’s storyline.
Faithful to the original work – Kirito has awoken in a mysterious yet somehow familiar virtual world where AIs behave like humans. In this world, Kirito meets a young man named Eugeo. They make a promise where their destinies will soon become entwined. To keep that promise and stay together, they must venture onwards.
Meet your favorite characters – Relive the story of Alicization with your favorite characters such as Kirito, Eugeo, Alice, Administrator, and many more.
There’s currently no release date announced yet. We’ll let you know once Bandai Namco reveals it.