Good news Sword Art Online fans in Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Indonesia, because Bandai Namco Entertainment Asia has announced that they will be releasing the latest SAO game right here in South East Asia! Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization will be released for the Asian market this November 8, 2016, for both the PlayStation 4 and the PS Vita platforms.
New features for the game include:
- A new Skill Tree System, which include both Sword Skills and Battle Skills. Players can even learn “Extra Skills,” depending on how they battle (attack, heal, tank, etc.). Players also have to choose wisely because how they choose to battle will affect their Extra Skill.
- Players can improve relationships with Co-Sleeping Events, with their partner lying beside them before they sleep.
Players who pre-order their copy or purchase the game on day-1 will be offer 3 exclusive costumes: a nightwear costume for female characters, as well as two costumes from GOD EATER, Soma’s costume for male characters and Livie’s costume for female characters.
Here is the story according to the official website, which was supervised by SAO creator, Reki Kawahara himself:
2026, Sword Art: Origin a new VRMMORPG has emerged… Into this familiar world in which he was once trapped, Kirito meets a mysterious NPC girl and receives a Cryptic message “I am back to Aincrad”. He will realize that this game is not quite the same one he escaped years ago…
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Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization (PS4/PS Vita) to get English release for Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Indonesia