PS4 and PS Vita Getting New Sword Art Online in the US

Coming 2016 for PS4 and PS Vita.


After making a string of announcements at Jump Festa this past weekend, Bandai Namco is back with another. The publisher announced today that Sword Art Online. Hollow Realization will launch in some western territories. It will be available in the Americas in 2016 for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita.

Hollow Realization, the fourth entry in the Sword Art Online series for consoles, was previously only confirmed to launch in Japan.

"The Sword Art Online franchise has experienced incredible growth in popularity on a global level with light-novel and anime fans," Bandai Namco America marketing executive Eric Hartness said in a statement. "With Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization, we're striving to take fans even further into Sword Art Online's VRMMORPG world. We hope players are ready for the challenge."

You can check out the trailer above to get a closer look at the game. Bandai Namco is producing Hollow Realization in partnership with Reki Kawahara, the creator of the Sword Art Online series.

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