THE SWORD ART ONLINE SAGA CONTINUES AS BANDAI NAMCO ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA INC. ANNOUNCES SWORD ART ONLINE: HOLLOW REALIZATION FOR THE AMERICAS
A New Adventure Begins as Kirito is Thrust Back into the VRMMORPG World of Sword Art: Origin
SANTA CLARA, Calif., (DECEMBER 23, 2015) — BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. the premier anime videogame publisher today announced that Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization, the fourth installment in Sword Art Online’s console game series, is coming to the Americas in 2016 for the PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system and PlayStation® Vita hand-held system.
Working closely with Reki Kawahara, the creator of Sword Art Online: Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization presents a unique tale which will give fans the ability to experience a new “Sword Art Online” world. Taking the role of Kirito, players enter a new VRMMORPG world called “Sword Art: Origin”, which was created on the game’s original servers, setting the stage for new heart-pounding quests through a dangerous virtual world.
“The Sword Art Online franchise has experienced incredible growth in popularity on a global level with light-novel and anime fans. We are excited to bring Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization, the next Sword Art Online game, to fans in the Americas.” said Eric Hartness, Vice President of Marketing at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America, Inc. “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.”
Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization is currently rated “RP” for Rating Pending by the ESRB. The game will be coming to the Americas on the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and PlayStation Vita hand-held system. For more information about Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization or other games from BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., please visit; http://www.bandainamcoent.com, or join the conversation on our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/bandainamcous or follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/bandainamcous.
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