The latest franchise of Sword Art Online entitled Sword Art Online: Aliciation Lycoris has been announced by Bandai Namco. This VRMMORPG is coming worldwide for Windows PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Unfortunately, they haven’t give any clue for the release date.
In addition, the game uses the setting for the current season of the anime series in Project Alicization. As in the reveal trailer we can see scenes of Quinella (the main antagonist for the first chunk of the anime season) and Eugeo’s Blue Rose blade. We also get glimpses of action between characters Kirito, Eugeo, and Alice.
Play as series protagonist, Kirito, and become immersed in the “Underworld,” a mysterious virtual world set in the anime series’ Alicization arc. Featuring epic battles, stunning JRPG visuals, and an expansive world to explore; Kirito’s journey through the latest SWORD ART ONLINE game is ready to begin.
Following the events of the SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization anime series, SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris finds Kirito in a mysterious but familiar virtual world, “Underworld,” where A.I.s behave like humans. As players take control of Kirito, they will 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.”