Bandai Namco has announced that the fourth installment in the Sword Art Online game series, Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization, is coming to North America.
“The Sword Art Online franchise has experienced incredible growth in popularity on a global level with light novel and anime fans. We are excited to bring Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization, the next Sword Art Online game, to fans in the Americas,” said Eric Hartness, Vice President of Marketing at Bandai Namco Entertainment America, Inc. “With Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization, we’re striving to take fans even further into Sword Art Online’s VRMMORPG world. We hope players are ready for the challenge.”
Take a look at the announcement trailer and check out the game for yourself.
In Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization, players will play as Kirito in a new VRMMORPG (virtual reality massive multiplayer online role-playing game) called “Sword Art: Origin.” This new game is created by using the original Sword Art Online servers. Players will be able to create a party of three as they take on heart-pounding new quests in the virtual world.
The team at Bandai Namco has worked closely with the creator of Sword Art Online, Reki Kawahara, to create a unique tale for players.
Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization will be available in 2016 for the Playstation 4 and the Playstation Vita.
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