Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris Introduces New Heroine Medina And Battle System

By Alistair Wong . September 8, 2019 . 2:34pm

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Earlier this week, Bandai Namco revealed many more screenshots of Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris, focusing on new game-original heroine Medina Orthinanos, as well as the battle system and scenery. [Thanks, 4Gamer!]

 

Medina Orthinanos (CV: Miho Okasaki)

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The 9th head of the second-class Duke Orthinanos family. She’s usually quite calm, but when she fights, she becomes more violent. She has a duty to get stronger and achieve some sort of feat in order to redeem her family honor.

 

Battle System

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Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris features real-time battles against both monsters and humans.

 

Partner

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You can swap between controlling Kirito or his partner ally in order to perform combos.

 

Partner Orders and Combinations

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You can give orders to your partner, such as skills, or actions to take.

 

Skill Chains

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When you see a notification showing your partner’s current skill in use, you can activate a Skill Chain by using a skill at the same time to start a Combination.

 

Regular Attacks

Regular consecutive sword strikes that can charge up the gauge used for skills.

 

Skills

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Strong attacks that can be combined with ally skills. They have special effects.

 

Sacred Arts

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Depending on the element, it can have additional effects. It has many uses, such as cancelling out of end lag after normal attacks and skills.

 

Enemies

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Many native monsters in Underworld will try and attack Kirito and his friends.

 

Passage of time

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Time will pass in real time in Underworld, allowing you to see many faces to the areas you visit.

 

Field Locations

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Beginning with Rulid Village, players will visit many areas across Underworld in the game.

 

Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris is in development for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Check out Medina Orthinanos’ reveal trailer here.


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