Lyon, FRANCE – December 23rd, 2015 – BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe today announces that Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization is coming to the West in fall 2016 for PlayStation® 4 and PlayStation® Vita.

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization takes place in one of the stages set within the original Sword Art Online and will give fans the chance to experience the “Sword Art Online” world from the very beginning. Taking on the role of Kirito, players enter a new VRMMORPG world called “Sword Art Origin”, which was created on the game’s original sever, giving players flashbacks of memories from past events. Players will enter the early period within the “Sword Art Origin” world and must find a way to win the game one more time.

“The Sword Art Online franchise has experienced incredible growth in popularity on a global level with anime fans. We are excited to bring Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization, the next Sword Art Online game, to fans in Europe, Middle-East, Africa and Australasia. 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.” Hervé Hoerdt, Vice-President of Marketing and Digital at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe.

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization features a plethora of beloved characters from the Sword Art Online anime series including Kirito, Leafa, and Asuna. Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization will also feature the debut of an exclusive new virtual character only to be found in the game; joining players on this new VRMMORPG adventure. Along the amazing storyline and unique characters, players will enjoy high quality graphics fully utilizing the PlayStation®4 power.

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realizationwill be coming to Europe for PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®Vita. For more information regarding Sword Art Online: Hollow Realizationand other games from BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe please visit; 

Check the trailer here: Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization