Game publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment and developer Aquria recently announced that upcoming video game Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris will be coming to Japan and the West next year.
Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris
releases next year
Alicization Lycoris will be launching
for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on May 21, 2020 in Japan and May 22 in the
Americas and Europe. There will be a standard and the PS4-only first-print
limited edition. There is also the digital-only Deluxe Edition. Early purchases
will include a download code for the four costumes that won the costume design
The first-print limited edition will
contain a limited edition box with a special illustration, special contents
Blu-ray disc, original soundtrack CD, original drama CD, special case for the
CDs and Blu-ray disc, drama CD script, limited edition packaging, and a special
The digital-only Deluxe Edition will
have the four costumes, Beater’s Player rights or early access to the game,
rights to download two-large scale downloadable contents up release (included
with the Premier Pass), and one Premier Pass bonus costume. The PS4 version
will have the digital soundtrack, PlayStation Network avatar set, PS4 dynamic
theme, and PlayStation Network avatar icon for Alice.
Japan will start its pre-orders today.
Check out the overview here:
Your journey is ready to begin…
For the first time ever, players can experience Sword Art Online‘s
anime storyline in game format with Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris
Play as the protagonist Kirito and immerse yourself in “Underworld,” a
mysterious virtual world set in the anime’s Alicization arc. Featuring
intense battle action, stunning JRPG visuals, and an expansive world to
explore; your journey through the latest VRMMO Sword Art Online game is
ready to begin!
Lycoris Flower –
Lycoris is a species of flower found in the South of Japan which symbolizes
passion, sad memories, reunion, and self-reliance. Experience these themes as
you dive into the game’s storyline.
Faithful to the Original Work – Kirito
has awoken in a mysterious yet somehow familiar virtual world where AIs behave
like humans. In this world, Kirito meets a young man named Eugeo. They make a
promise where their destinies will soon become entwined. To keep that promise
and stay together, they must venture onwards.
Meet Your Favorite Characters – Relive
the story of Alicization with your favorite characters such as Kirito,
Eugeo, Alice, Administrator, and many more.