BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe
announced today that Sword Art Online Re: Hollow Fragment
will be coming to Europe, Middle-East and Australasia exclusively through PlayStation Network for the PlayStation 4 in summer 2015. The company also revealed that Sword Art Online: Lost Song
is scheduled to launch at retail stores in Europe, Middle-East and Australasia for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in autumn 2015.
Both Sword Art Online Re: Hollow Fragment and Sword Art Online: Lost Song feature original stories based on the light novel and anime Sword Art Online. Both games follow the simulated Virtual Reality Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (VRMMORPG) gameplay from the Sword Art Online storyline. In Sword Art Online Re: Hollow Fragment, players will play as the main character, Kirito, and fight through all the levels of Aincrad to break free from being locked within the virtual game world. Players with save data from the PlayStation Vita version of the game on will be pleased to learn that some items from that game will be transferrable to the PlayStation 4; additionally DLC from the PlayStation Vita title will be unlockable on the PlayStation®4 at a later date.
With an original story based on the Alfheim Online realm including new and returning characters and exclusive environments, Sword Art Online: Lost Song players will be more than happy to spend more than 50 hours questing in the ultimate Virtual Reality universe! To make it even more exiting, Lost Song will feature all new Aerial Battles and plenty of customization features.
Press Release: Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe Announces Sword Art Online Re: Hollow Fragment and Sword Art Online: Lost Song to Arrive in Europe