Earlier today Peter and Nate posted about Bandai Namco's 2017 New Year's Showcase, which included the reveal that Accel World vs Sword Art Online is coming to the west. The crossover action-RPG is due out on PlayStation 4 and PS Vita this summer, and Bandai Namco followed up with an English trailer to accompany the announcement.
The worlds of SWORD ART ONLINE and ACCEL WORLD have begun to merge! In the midst of the chaos, the strongest Burst Linkers from ACCEL WORLD and Alfheim Online Players from SWORD ART ONLINE must come together in a war of the worlds to challenge the Seven Kings of Pure Color and rescue a dear friend from the clutches of Personna Babel. This all-new original story comes from Reki Kawahara, the creator of both SWORD ART ONLINE and ACCEL WORLD, for an interdimensional adventure between two popular anime franchises.
Players will build out three-person teams with their favorite characters, all with unique special abilities, from both the SWORD ART ONLINE and ACCEL WORLD series.SWORD ART ONLINE characters will be able to utilize the fairy flight mechanic from ALfheim Online as well as magic, while ACCEL WORLD characters will have access to Acceleration and special techniques. By mixing and matching characters from both worlds, players will be able to create an unstoppable team as they take on an epic action role-playing game adventure. Players will also be able to team up with three other friends to battle rivals in fierce online multiplayer modes.