Bandai Namco, one of the premier forces of anime publishing in the video-game industry, today announced the immediate release of Sword Art Online -Hollow Realization- throughout the Americas territories for PlayStation 4 and digitally for the PlayStation Vita. The virtual playground of Ainground puts players in control of the digital avatar of Kirito in a unique, simulated version of an MMO world with action-RPG adventure mechanics based on the popular Sword Art Online franchise.
Sword Art: Origins is a simulated MMO world within the Sword Art Online universe, complete with unique MMORPG inspired elements including quests, in-depth combat and similar structure.[testimonials user=” email=” name=’Dennis Lee, Director of Marketing at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. ‘ position=” photo=”] “The Sword Art Online franchise has seen a meteoric rise in popularity since its introduction to Western audiences. We are very excited for fans of the franchise to experience a brand new adventure as they immerse themselves in the land of Ainground.” [/testimonials]
A season pass is available and will include 4 chapters of additional content in a brand new story arc, “Abyss of the Shrine Maiden”. Season pass holders will also be treated to female costumes exclusive to the season pass including wedding dress, navy swimwear and white swimwear.
The game is available to purchase for $59.99 for the PlayStation 4 system and $39.99 for the PlayStation Vita.