Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet details character creation, customization, story, and original costumes

A few new details on the Dimps-developed shooter.

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet

Bandai Namco has released a new set of Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet details and screenshots introducing game’s character creation and customization systems, story, and original costumes.

Get the information below.

For the first time in a Sword Art Online game, the main protagonist won’t be one of the famous anime characters but will be a created character with your own personal avatar. This new feature will have several customization options such as: gender, appearance, and status (STR, VIT, INT, AGI, DEX, and LUK) that will affect both the combat style and adventure. This new Character Creation mode will leave all the power in the players’ hands, letting you create a character more suitable to your style. Characters created will be both playable offline and online, co-op or single player mode.

Once the player has created their own avatar, you will be logged into Gun Gale Online (GGO) to take part in an incredible adventure joined by Kureha and Zeliskam – the mysterious woman. You will also be helped by ArFA-Sys (Artificial Financial Adviser System). This new support AI addition will be extremely powerful and important to the player during the journey to GGO. This character will have different types, with Type-X being obtainable by the player. You will have the chance to customise various options to suit the player’s preference. Type-X will develop in game offering not only help in battles, but with assets and items.

In addition, main characters from the previous series – Asuna, Leafa, Silica and Lisbeth will join with new original costumes.

If you missed it earlier this morning, catch gameplay of the custom avatar in action here.

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet will launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on February 8 in Japan, and in early 2018 in North America and Europe.

View the screenshots at the gallery.

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