Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris confirmed for Switch
Following speculation earlier this week about a potential Switch port of Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris, the news has been made official. Bandai Namco revealed the news at Anime Expo 2022 today.
The game includes the first four “Ancient Apostles” free updates. Additional free/paid DLC is also said to be arriving later.
Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris originally launched in 2020. Bandai Namco said it has heard requests since then for a Switch port and wanted to fulfil those wishes.
Here’s some information about the game:
They always shared the same moments. They thought it would be like this for eternity.
Kirito awakens in a completely unknown virtual world, but something about it feels a bit familiar…
Set in Underworld, an expansive world introduced in the SWORD ART ONLINE anime, Kirito sets out on adventure in the series’ latest RPG!
Enjoy seamless, action-packed real-time battles using a combination of sword skills, sacred arts, and your favorite SAO characters!
Kirito meets a boy named Eugeo. Somewhere deep within their hearts is a lingering promise. To fulfill that promise and avoid losing each other, they set out on adventure together. Nothing will keep them from reaching their goal.
A trailer announcing the Switch version of Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris can be seen below.
Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris is “coming soon” on Switch. We’ll pass along a more specific date once Bandai Namco passes it along.