Bandai Namco Entertainment has revealed a story trailer on its YouTube channel for the upcoming action RPG Sword Art Online: Last Recollection. The game will be released for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC via Steam sometime in 2023.
The trailer gives a glimpse at the original story that will be presented in the game, which will be based on War of Underworld, the climax of the fourth main arc of the light novel Alicization Arc. The game will also add original characters and make changes to the story, where Eugeo will be one of the playable characters and a key person in the story.
This new action RPG takes Kirito, Asuna, and several characters across the SAO series back to the Underworld, a virtual world on the verge of ending with harsh environments, designed to give birth to the ultimate Ai, A.L.I.C.E. The game is an action RPG that will also feature online co-op with up to four players!
The video also features the game’s theme song “VITA”, performed by ReoNa, who sang the opening theme for Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld Season 2.
▍Sword Art Online: Last Recollection Story Trailer
▍Sword Art Online: Last Recollection Story
The mission of the dark knight Dorothy was to make peace with the Eight Realms. The peace delegation of the human world, led by Kirito, enters the hostile Dark Territory to negotiate.
Some with the hope of peace. Others, bearing a mortal sin they cannot escape
Various feelings for “peace” are intertwined.
What awaits Kirito and his friends in this harsh land ruled by the “Law of Power”?
▍Sword Art Online: Last Recollection Characters
■ Dorothy (left) – CV: Rina Satou
■ Sarai (right) – CV: Yuuki Kuwahara
■ Lisbeth (left) – CV: Ayahi Takagaki
■ Silica (right) – CV: Rina Hidaka
■ Klein (left) – CV: Hiroaki Hirata
■ Agil (right) – CV: Hiroki Yasumoto
■ Fanatio (left) – CV: Hitomi Nabatame
■ Scheta (right) – CV: Lynn
■ Kainan (left) – CV: Kentaro Tone
■ Vassago (right) – CV: Tsuyoshi Koyama
■ Asuna (Stacia, Goddess of Creation) – CV: Haruka Tomatsu
■ Sinon (Solus, The Sun Goddess) – CV: Miyuki Sawashiro
■ Leafa (Terraria, The Earth Goddess) – CV: Ayana Takekatsu
▍Sword Art Online: Last Recollection Gameplay
Faster and more simple battles
Form a four-person party and fight real-time battles using sword skills and coordinated actions! The action speed has been greatly improved from Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris. Anyone can enjoy anime-like high-speed battles with simple controls.
Actions that allow you to enjoy fluid sword fights. If you connect normal attacks, they are automatically converted to sword skills. You can perform exhilarating combos with just a few pressed buttons. Of course, you can also activate your favorite sword skill at any time.
The new weapon “Sickle” is now available!
A tricky weapon that can debuff enemies while also becoming a main attacker. Increase the firepower of all your allies while cutting down your enemies.