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Dive into a New Story and Gameplay Trailer for Sword Art Online: Last Recollection


Sword Art Online: Last Recollection is revealing more of its story and gameplay in a new trailer!


The upcoming action JRPG has just dropped a gameplay and story trailer with more than three minutes of footage. Get a look at the new battle system, as well as a hint of what to expect when you lead the charge in the War of the Underworld:



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In addition to original new characters, Last Recollection will have voice actors from the main series reprising their respective roles once more, including Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Kirito, Haruka Tomatsu as Asuna, Miyuki Sawashiro as Shinon, Ayana Taketatsu as Leafa, Ai Kayano as Alice and Nobunaga Shimazaki as Eugeo, among others.


Bandai Namco’s description of Sword Art Online: Last Recollection:


SWORD ART ONLINE LAST RECOLLECTION follows beloved series protagonist Kirito and his friends as they embark on a new adventure that’s distinct from the War of Underworld story arc from the original novel and anime series. The game features new battles with evolved high-speed combat and cooperative gameplay for up to four players. As the adventure begins, our heroes journey to the Underworld, where rising tensions between the Human Realm and Dark Territory is brewing, threatening to plunge the virtual world of humans and AIs into war. Unbeknownst to our heroes, these developments are the final stages of the “Alicization Project,” a secret experiment carried out by humans in the real world to instigate war in the virtual world to force the evolution of AI through brutal warfare. We join Kirito and his allies as they fight to resist the impending tragedy of war. 


Crunchyroll currently streams the full Sword Art Online TV anime adaptation and describes it like so:


In the near future, a Virtual Reality Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (VRMMORPG) called Sword Art Online has been released where players control their avatars with their bodies using a piece of technology called: Nerve Gear. One day, players discover they cannot log out, as the game creator is holding them captive unless they reach the 100th floor of the game’s tower and defeat the final boss. However, if they die in the game, they die in real life. Their struggle for survival starts now…


Sword Art Online: Last Recollection launches October 5 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC in Japan, followed by the west on October 6.


Source: Bandai Namco Entertainment America YouTube Channel


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