Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet launches February 8 in Japan

New heroine characters and more revealed.

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet will launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in Japan on February 8, 2018, Bandai Namco announced at Tokyo Game Show 2017.

First-print copies of the game will include a “Knights of the Blood” costume for Asuna, and the special weapon, “Silver Gun.”

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet

PlayStation 4 users who purchase the digital version of the game will be able to play some of the game story’s starting area ahead of the game’s release.

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet

A limited edition including a special box, copy of the game, two-disc soundtrack CD set, special contents book, Dengeki NerveGere Special Version Vol. 05 magazine, and special product code card will also be available for 10,900 yen (plus tax).

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet

A Season Pass containing three additional episodes will also be released for 3,000 yen. Each episode can also be purchased standalone for 1,200 yen. The episodes will contain new dungeons, quests, enemies, and systems.

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet

A Premium Edition including the Season Pass and game will be released for 11,200 yen.

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet

Two new heroines, an old friend named Kureha (voiced by Ayane Sakura) and a mysterious player named Zeliska (voiced by Mamiko Noto), were also revealed.

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet

Other characters from the series, including Lisbeth, Asuna, Kirito, Sinon, and Leafa, will also appear with newly designed costumes.

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet

The player will be able to create their own avatar character, customizing elements such as gender, body, and hair. Kotaro Yamada, who did the comics Sword Art Online: Phantom Bullet and Sword Art Online: Project Alicization, is collaborating on the game’s costume designs.

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet

In the west, Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet is due out in early 2018.

Watch the Tokyo Game Show 2017 trailer below.

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