Bandai Namco, publisher of video games based on Shonen Jump manga series, has announced Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris, a new JRPG in the Sword Art Online series. This game follows the Alicization arc of the manga, putting protagonist Kirito in the virtual Underworld, where A.I. characters behave like humans.
"For the first time in a Sword Art Online video game, players will be able to faithfully follow the events of the anime series," said Jennifer Tsang, Brand Marketing Manager at Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. "We look forward to players and fans experiencing the Alicization story arc as Kirito, uncovering the mysteries of Underworld, and making new friends along the way."
No release date has been given for Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris.