Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris To Launch May 2020 West, Japan

Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris Kirito, Eugeo, Alice

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 contest.

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 booklet.

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!

Key Features

  • 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.

Check out the trailer here:

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