Bandai Namco has revealed the details for the upcoming collaboration with Persona 5 Royal for its smartphone titles Sword Art Online: Memory Defrag and Sword Art Online: Integral Factor. The first full trailer for the mashup was also released, which you can view above.
Sword Art Online: Integral Factor x Persona 5 Royal
Both games will feature the Phantom Thieves accidentally stumbling into the world of Aincrad, where Sword Art Online is set. It seems that a portal from Mementos has led them there, and several Shin Megami Tensei demons have also spawned in Sword Art Online as a result. Several SAO monsters have also been “Shadow-fied” as well.
Players of Integral Factor will be able to earn Persona 5 Royal-themed stickers as login bonuses and event rewards.
Morgana and Kasumi will be skill characters that you can earn as login bonuses and event rewards. The other Phantom Thieves will be limited-time Skill Orders. There are also a separate set of Skill Orders with Kirito and other SAO characters dressed as the Phantom Thieves.
There will also be avatar parts you can earn that lets you look like Joker, Skull, and Panther.
Sword Art Online: Memory Defrag x Persona 5 Royal
In Memory Defrag Joker, Skull, and Panther will be characters you can scout. Their battle scenes and special attacks are flashy and bring in a bit of Persona 5 Royal flair. Bandai Namco announced that you’ll be able to try scout them for free once per day.
A special version of Yuuki dressed as Oracle will be available as the collaboration event reward. (Both Yuuki and Futaba are voiced by Aoi Yuuki).
The town screen will feature calling cards everywhere and Morgana hiding in the back.
Finally, Violet will be available as a login bonus gift character.
Sword Art Online: Memory Defrag and Sword Art Online: Integral Factor are available for Apple iOS and Android devices. Persona 5 Royal is available for the PlayStation 4 in Japan and will be released in North America and Europe on March 31, 2020.