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Bandai Namco announces Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris

Coming to consoles and PC, Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris finds our hero once again immersed in another virtual nightmare

Alicization Lycoris

Publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment America has announced Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam.

The latest entry in the long-running anime JRPG franchise Sword Art Online will feature mainstay protagonist Kirito as you traverse your way through the new world know only as “Underworld”. The title follows the events of the Alicization arc, where he finds himself immersed in yet another world where the A.I. acts as though they are human.

“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. in a press release distributed today. “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.”

Accompanying today’s announcement, the publisher also released the game’s debut trailer showcasing cutscenes as well as some initial gameplay footage.

If you want to see what awaits in the next adventure, have a look at the trailer below:

So Sword Art fans, are you excited to see what perilous adventures await in the next installment of the series? Let us know in the comment section.

Greg Peterson
Just a fun loving, fighting game playing, adventure mongering guy. Greg has been addicted to gaming since his youth when receiving his first Nintendo. A fighting game enthusiast and lover of all RPG's, ranging from Thousand Arms to Street Fighter.

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