Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization will be heading to North America next year for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita, Bandai Namco has announced. This time around, players will get to experience the Sword Art Online world from the very beginning, entering a new VRMMORPG world called Sword Art Origin. According to the press release, Sword Art Origin was created on the game’s original servers and will give players flashbacks of memories from past events.
Like past Sword Art Online games, Hollow Realization will feature a wide collection of characters from the popular anime including Kirito, Leafa and Asuna. The game will also debut an exclusive new virtual character that will only be found in the game.
Previous games based on the Sword Art Online anime series include Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment and Sword Art Online: Lost Song.
You can read the official press release for Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization below.
Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Overview
Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization takes place in one of the stages set within the original Sword Art Online and will give fans the chance to experience the “Sword Art Online” world from the very beginning. Taking on the role of Kirito, players enter a new VRMMORPG world called “Sword Art Origin”, which was created on the game’s original sever, giving players flashbacks of memories from past events. Players will enter the early period within the “Sword Art Origin” world and must find a way to win the game one more time.
Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization features a plethora of beloved characters from the Sword Art Online anime series including Kirito, Leafa, and Asuna. Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization will also feature the debut of an exclusive new virtual character only to be found in the game; joining players on this new VRMMORPG adventure. Along the amazing storyline and unique characters, players will enjoy high quality graphics fully utilizing the PlayStation 4 power.
Back to its origins – A brand new story created under the watchful eye of the original author of the Sword Art Online novels, Reiki Kawahara.
A Sword Art Online world to immerse yourself in – Dense, highly-detailed, and dynamic environment will welcome you into a rich adventure. The setting, and your journey through this world, will continue to evolve as you explore this new virtual universe.
Intense and strategic gameplay – Comprehensive RPG gameplay perfectly matched with strong action elements. Approach monsters and characters head on as you charge through this new adventure and compelling story. Experience the intense battles of Sword Art Online with explosive, rewarding attacks.