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New Sword Art Online Game Trailer Shows Off Story and Gameplay

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The latest Sword Art Online game, Sword Art Online: Last Recollection, is coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC via Steam on October 6. Ahead of that, Bandai Namco Entertainment shared a brand new trailer to show off more of the action-RPG’s story and gameplay, so let’s see how it’s shaping up below. 

More info from the press release: 

All things seem bleak and hopeless for Kirito and friends, but they will not give up! This trailer reveals the Fire Goddess Ignia and the Wind Goddess Aeria, embodied respectively by Lisbeth and Silica, joining the Goddesses Stacia, Solus and Terraria in the fight against Vecta, the God of Darkness. 

Battles will get more intense than ever with Transformation Cooperation. Players will be able to command their party members for relentless offensive and solid defensive maneuvers against enemies!

Sword Art Online: Last Recollection is based on the Sword Art Online light novel series by Reki Kawahara, which inspired multiple anime seasons by A-1 Pictures. The anime is available to stream on Crunchyroll, which describes it like so:

In the near future, a Virtual Reality Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (VRMMORPG) called Sword Art Online has been released where players control their avatars with their bodies using a piece of technology called: Nerve Gear. One day, players discover they cannot log out, as the game creator is holding them captive unless they reach the 100th floor of the game’s tower and defeat the final boss. However, if they die in the game, they die in real life. Their struggle for survival starts now…

Source: Press release