Bandai Namco revealed a brand-new Sword Art Online game, titled Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
The new game is set in the “Underworld,” a mysterious virtual world set in the anime series’ Alicization arc. Bandai Namco says Kirito’s new journey feature “epic battles, stunning JRPG visuals, and an expansive world to explore.”
Here’s the announcement trailer showing Kirito’s next adventure in an unknown virtual world:
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.
Here’s a quote from Bandai Namco America Brand Marketing Manager, Jennifer Tsang:
“For the first time in a Sword Art Online video game, players will be able to faithfully follow the events of the anime series. 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.”
Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris is in development for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.