Bandai Namco announced western release plans for Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization, lining up the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita game for November 8. North America will get the PS4 version at retail and digital, but the PS Vita version will be digital-only. In Europe, both versions will be available physically and digitally. Read on for more.
Light novel publisher Dengeki has launched their 2016 Super Thank You Fair. Now, while it's going to be difficult for international fans to participate in give-aways of magazine subscriptions, clearfiles and postcards, or the see the book store displays, or take part in the ebook book club, they can appreciate the special Dengeki Heroine Celebration.
Sword Art Online's 18th light novel shipped in Japan on August 10th. It's the fourth volume in the War of the Underworld sub-arc of the Alicization arc, as well as the final volume of the Alicization arc. While this could have been a place to end the series too, as spotted over the weekend, the new novel lets fans know that "Kirito will return. New, completely original Sword Art Online chapter to begin in 2017."
With last weekend's World Cosplay Summit, a trailer for the Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale anime movie was presented in nine languages, including Japanese, English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Korean and Thai. In keeping with the international spirit of the event, a tie-in tour was announced, along with plans to present the feature on 1,000 theaters globally, starting with Japan in spring 2017.
Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization is gearing up to explore the world of Sword Art: Origin, and Bandai Namco has a brief new peek at it in a pair of commercials. See another glimpse of the cinematics and gameplay in the 30- and 15-second versions after the jump.
Sword Art Online's 18th light novel ships in Japan on August 10th. It's the fourth volume in the War of the Underworld sub-arc of the Alicization arc, as well as the final volume of the Alicization arc. Well, there's been Aincrad, Fairy Dance, Phantom Bullet, Mother's Rosary, then Alicization, and Dengeki is teasing something next for 2016.