New Features Revealed for Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization!

Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe has unveiled extra details for the upcoming title Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization. Players will meet familiar faces and a mysterious new NPC know as Premiere, players will be able to fully customize their characters and kirito’s avatar. The game will feature an online mode where up to 4 players can team up, along with 4 AI characters, and explore the world and take on quests as a party.

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization will be available on both PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in August 2016. For more details, and screenshots, see the full press release below:


BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe unveiled today brand new details for upcoming Action-RPG SWORD ART ONLINE: HOLLOW REALIZATION. Set in the fictional VR MMO ‘Sword Art: Origins’, players will absorb themselves in the world of the Sword Art Online anime and meet characters such as Kirito, Asuna and Sinon; and even discover a mysterious new NPC known as Premiere.

Among the new features announced, players will be able to fully customize their characters and Kirito’s avatar: including their name, gender, weapons and physical appearance (from eye colour to the sound of their voice!)

With their newly customized avatar, players can evolve their character in an original online mode which teams up 4 players with 4 AI characters: where you will explore the world and undertake quests in a party together. This MMORPG-like system will provide a never-before-seen experience in the Sword Art Online universe!

SWORD ART ONLINE: HOLLOW REALIZATION will be available on PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®Vita in Autumn 2016!