Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris Delayed Due to Global Pandemic

Due to the complications surrounding the COVID-19 global pandemic, Bandai Namco has made the decision to delay Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris from May 22, 2020, to July 10, 2020.

“We have been working hard on Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris for our fans who are looking forward to the next Sword Art Online title,” Yosuke Futami, the executive producer for Sword Art Online game titles, said. “Due to the ongoing world events, we have made the difficult decision to move the release date of Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris to July 10, 2020. We believe that this is the best way to ensure that SWORD ART ONLINE fans are delivered the best Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris experience.”

Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris is the latest game based on the popular Sword Art Online anime. In Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris, players will take control of series protagonist Kirito as he explores a mysterious virtual world known as “Underworld.” This is the first game in the series to take place during the Alicization arc. Players will be able to meet new characters and explore new environments during this installment. Also, the game features an all-new battle system that revolves around magic and charge attacks.

Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC-via Steam.

Check out the game’s latest story trailer here:


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