Today ACCEL WORLD VS SWORD ART ONLINE launches for the PlayStation 4 and Vita. A launch trailer was also released for the game. Here’s the game’s press release.
“Richmond- LONDON, 7th July, 2017: BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe the premier publisher of anime video games today announced that it has launched ACCEL WORLD VS. SWORD ART ONLINE in Europe, digitally for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and PlayStation® Vita handheld entertainment system.
The virtual and accelerated worlds have collided! Sword Art Online’s Svart Alfheim and the Accelerated World have begun to merge, and in the midst of the chaos, Yui has gone missing. Join Kirito and over 30 playable characters as they challenge the Seven Kings of Pure Color from the Accelerated World to gain access to Yui’s location. Players from both groups come together in a war of the world’s where the strongest Burst Linkers and ALO Players are on a mission to save Yui from the hands of Persona Vabel, a mysterious figure who lives a thousand years in the future.
ACCEL WORLD VS. SWORD ART ONLINE is a dream anime crossover bringing together characters from two of Reki Kawahara’s celebrated franchises — ACCEL WORLD and SWORD ART ONLINE. The game features a large roster of characters from the anime and award winning series enabling fans to build out a three-person dream team with their favourite characters and utilise their special abilities in battle from both ACCEL WORLD and SWORD ART ONLINE. By mixing and matching characters from both worlds, players will be able to create an unstoppable team as they embark 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. Additionally, through the use of a new Switch System built in to ACCEL WORLD VS. SWORD ART ONLINE, players can enjoy fast-paced battles while switching to different characters, enabling them to chain together long combos without stopping the action on screen.
Fans of the saga can also take advantage of two exclusive contents for those who are part of the Bandai Namco Entertainment Loyalty Program:
- Discover the beginning of the story with the exclusive Digital manga and find out what comes next with the official videogame
- SAO ORDINAL SCALE PACK that features Kirito and Asuna Ordinal Scale Costumes and a second Playable Character: Yuna which is available from today until 7th August in limited quantities for free”
SOURCE: Press Release