The first Sword Art Online RPG, ALICIZATION Rising Steel mobile game is now open for pre-registration and its coming soon. It was announced by BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment that the game will come to Android and iOS in 2019. Pre-registration reportedly brings various in-game rewards and the entire thing is done via their Facebook fan page – click here.
This upcoming title from the Sword Art Online series will feature an Anime art-style combat, with all the characters faithfully represented as on the original show. This mobile game will combine the stories from the Anime and mix it with a new arc, with exclusive content and unique experience. The gameplay is intended to be intuitive and easy to pick up, while the players will have the chance to utilize special Sword Skills, which are action moves that all attribute to the anime-style of combat.
Sword Art Online is a light novel, which is a special style of Japanese novels, written by Reki Kawahara. The story takes place in the near future and follows Asuna Yuuki and Kazuto “Kirito” Kirigaya. The two characters are playing through the virtual reality world and various MMORPGs. The light novels achieved critical and commercial success and spin-offs immediately followed, along with eight manga adaptations. An eponymous anime series was also released soon after along with six video games. And, now, it’s time for RPG and the mobile gaming community to delve into this action-adventure. The light novels sold in over 20 million copies worldwide, the anime series were also critically acclaimed, and each game so far has enjoyed success.
This new storyline continues the narrative from Anime and Light Novel and is officially approved by Reki Kawahara, the original series creator. ALICIZATION Rising Steel, the first Sword Art Online RPG, will also be featured in various languages and will be accessible globally by the end of 2019.