Sword Art Online is getting a new smartphone game called Sword Art Online: Alicization Braiding in Japan, and it is coming Westward as Sword Art Online: Alicization Rising Steel. Check out new trailers from Bandai Namco.
First, check out the English version of the same teaser trailer we saw earlier:
Sword Art Online: Alicization Rising Steel integrates classic RPG elements into the storied Sword Art Online franchise for the first time in a mobile game. Players can utilize the game’s streamlined controls to use special skills with animations straight out of the popular anime series.
Sword Art Online: Alicization Rising Steel’s anime-style combat will enable players to control fan-favorite Sword Art Online characters including Kirito, Alice, Asuna, and more as they battle their way out of the unknown.
Featuring stories from the original Sword Art Online series combined with exclusive content, Sword Art Online: Alicization Rising Steel offers players a wholly unique experience based on the “Alicization” story arc. Original scenarios, approved by series creator Reki Kawahara, will guide players through Sword Art Online’s virtual world filled with enemies and characters from the series who will join the battle.
Here’s a battle trailer:
And a game system trailer:
There’s a pre-registration campaign going on with various tiers of rewards based on total registration counts:
You can pre-register over at the game’s official Facebook page.
Sword Art Online: Alicization Rising Steel is in development for iOS and Android.