Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris seems to be set for a May 2020 release. To be exact, it’ll be on 22 May 2020, for Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC. Bandai Namco has the following story overview:
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.
A new trailer was spotted on Bandai Namco Latinamerica, which has since then been removed. You can see it via Gematsu‘s Streamable backup, with Spanish subtitles. We also have gameplay from Tokyo Games Show 2019, below.
Should the date be accurate, then it won’t be that long yet to wait to Alicization Lycoris with its May release. The trailer also showed off Medina briefly, a game original character. We should be seeing soon enough what she’ll be bringing to this story.