SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris’ new trailer was released earlier this week and showcases the story behind Medina, SAOAL’s original character. It also shows some new characters and enemies as well.
Renly, Sheyta, and Sortiliena from the anime are classified as playable characters that can be recruited into a party. This includes the new Hersyrian. The trailer, which can be seen below, features Black Knight, Kayode, and Mysterious Giant.
Those three are just a few of the new enemies unleashed into the world.
SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris gives players eight different Sacred Arts to master. Heat, Ice, Wind, Water, Crystal, Steel, Light, and Darkness are master-able in this game which reflects the light novel and the anime.
You can even build bonds and even date some of your favorite SAO characters.
SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris is available for pre-order on Xbox One and Steam. The Standard Edition pre-order is available and includes the base game and four Design Contest costumes. The Deluxe Edition pre-order includes the base game and four Design Contest costumes, plus the Premium Pass, Premium Pass Bonus Costume, and 200 SAO Coins.
The four Design Contest Costumes will be also available for purchase for both the Standard Edition and Deluxe Edition on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and STEAM from May 22, 2020 to June 22, 2020.
SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris has announced that they’ll have new ways to play through free updates. There are many new ways to enjoy the game as well with free updates, SAO coins and the CUBE system.
Some of the free updates will include events such as Monthly Raids and Daily Quests. By completing Daily Quests, players can earn tickets to exchange for CUBEs. CUBEs enable players to randomly win in-game costumes, accessories, weapon skins, and more.
If players log on daily and complete each daily quest, they can obtain all the items from the CUBEs and deck out their characters. SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris also supports an in-game currency also known as SAO coins, which users can purchase to trade for individual items from the CUBE, enabling players to get their favorite items easily.
SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris is slated to launch in the Americas on May 22, 2020 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PCs via STEAM.