Accel World VS Sword Art Online Western Release Announced

May 16, 2017 Written by Martin Patiño

Bandai Namco has officially announced that Accel World VS Sword Art Online will be coming to the Americas as a digital release on July 7 for both the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita.

The company also announced that a limited time launch edition will also be made available, which will include two exclusive DLC packs containing the following:

Ordinal Scale Pack

  • Yuna — Playable Character
  • Ordinal Scale Costumes

SAO Origins Pack

  • Sachi — Playable Character
  • GGO Avatar Costume — Kirito and Sinon
  • Knight of the Blood Oath Costume
  • Fairy Dance Avatar Costume — Kirito

Here’s an overview of Accel World VS Sword Art Online:

About

Svart Alfheim and the Accelerated World have begun to merge. In the midst of the chaos, Yui has gone missing. Kirito must challenge the Seven Kings of pure color from the Accelerated World to gain access to her location. Players from both groups come together in a war of the worlds where the strongest Burst Linkers and ALO Players are on a mission to save Yui from the hands of Personna Babel.

Features

  • Welcome to the Accelerated World – Cult classic anime series Accel World comes to the West, featuring a large roster of characters from the anime and novel series.
  • Take to the Skies – Featuring the fairy flight mechanic of Alfheim Online, players can experience the freedom of flight and aerial combat.
  • Original Story from the Master of Technology Fantasy – Worlds collide as characters from two of Reki Kawahara’s award winning series’ come together on a journey through time to save Yui in a completely original story.
  • The Best of Both Worlds – Combine powers and leverage strengths as you build 3 man teams with your favorite characters from both Accel World (Acceleration/Special Techniques) and Sword Art Online (Flight/Magic)!
  • Unite for the Fight – Team up with your friends or challenge your rivals in fierce online multiplayer featuring multiple modes supporting up to 4P.

As previously mentioned, Accel World VS Sword Art Online will be released in the Americas as a digital-only title for both the PS4 and PS Vita on July 7. Check out the release date announcement trailer above.