The first trailer confirm Sinon, Leafa, Silica and Lisbeth will be in the game as Kirito ventures through the underworld. The player can also earn Social Points with characters while being friendly, which will trigger more dialog and interaction options.
The second shows that players can not just customize Kirito, but in online mode with their avatars as well. Players can also hunt, fish, and gather resources for crafting.
You can find the Character, Customization & Exploration trailers below.
You can find the full rundown (via the official website) below.
Your Journey Is Ready To Begin…
For the first time ever, players can experience SWORD ART ONLINE’s anime storyline in game format with SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris! Play as the protagonist Kirito and immerse yourself in “Underworld,” a mysterious virtual world set in the anime’s Alicization arc. Featuring intense battle action, stunning JRPG visuals, and an expansive world to explore; your journey through the latest VRMMO SWORD ART ONLINE game is ready to begin!
Lycoris is a species of flower found in the South of Japan which symbolizes passion, sad memories, reunion, and self-reliance. Experience these themes as you dive into the game’s storyline.
Faithful to the Original Work
Kirito has awoken in a mysterious yet somehow familiar virtual world where AIs behave like humans. In this world, Kirito meets a young man named Eugeo. They make a promise where their destinies will soon become entwined. To keep that promise and stay together, they must venture onwards.
Meet your Favorite Characters
Relive the story of Alicization with your favorite characters such as Kirito, Eugeo, Alice, Administrator, and many more.
Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris launches July 9th in Japan, and July 10th worldwide, for Windows PC (via Steam), PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.