Bandai Namco has announced that Accel World VS. Sword Art Online is now available in North America and Europe. To celebrate, the publisher has released the game's launch trailer, which you can see below.
The virtual and accelerated worlds have collided! Sword Art Online’s Svart Alfheim and the Accelerated World have begun to merge, and in the midst of the chaos, Yui has gone missing. Join Kirito and over 30 playable characters as they challenge the Seven Kings of Pure Color from the Accelerated World to gain access to Yui’s location. Players from both groups come together in a war of the world’s where the strongest Burst Linkers and ALO Players are on a mission to save Yui from the hands of Persona Vabel, a mysterious figure who lives a thousand years in the future.
Accel World VS. Sword Art Online is a dream anime crossover bringing together characters from two of Reki Kawahara’s celebrated franchises — Accel World and Sword Art Online. The game features a large roster of characters from the anime and award winning series enabling fans to build out a three-person dream team with their favourite characters and utilise their special abilities in battle from both Accel World and Sword Art Online. By mixing and matching characters from both worlds, players will be able to create an unstoppable team as they embark on an epic action role-playing game adventure. Players will also be able to team-up with three other friends to battle rivals in fierce online multiplayer modes. Additionally, through the use of a new Switch System built in to Accel World VS. Sword Art Online, players can enjoy fast-paced battles while switching to different characters, enabling them to chain together long combos without stopping the action on screen.
- Welcome to the Accelerated World – Cult classic anime series Accel World comes to the West, featuring a large roster of characters from the anime and novel series.
- Take to the Skies – Featuring the fairy ﬂight mechanic of Alfheim Online, players can experience the freedom of flight and aerial combat.
- Original Story from the Master of Technology Fantasy – Worlds collide as characters from two of Reki Kawahara’s award winning series’ come together on a journey through time to save Yui in a completely original story.
- The Best of Both Worlds – Combine powers and leverage strengths as you build 3 man teams with your favorite characters from both Accel World (Acceleration/Special Techniques) and Sword Art Online (Flight/Magic)!
- Unite for the Fight – Team up with your friends or challenge your rivals in ﬁerce online multiplayer featuring multiple modes supporting up to 4P.
Accel World VS. Sword Art Online is available physically and digitally for PS4 and digitally for PS Vita. In North America, those who purchase the game from PS store within a few weeks of launch will receive two exclusive content packs:
Ordinal Scale Pack
- Yuna — Playable Character
- Ordinal Scale Costumes
SAO Origins Pack
- Sachi — Playable Character
- GGO Avatar Costume — Kirito and Sinon
- Knight of the Blood Oath Costume
- Fairy Dance Avatar Costume — Kirito