The first downloadable expansion for Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet, dubbed “Ambush of the Imposters,” will launch on April 26 in Japan, Bandai Namco announced. It will cost 1,200 individually or 3,000 yen as part of the Season Pass.
Game version update 1.2.0 will be released first on April 25, which includes a four-versus-four “Deathmatch” online multiplayer mode (without an enemy boss), increases the level cap to 175 and weapon rank to eight, and adds new weapons.
Here is a brief overview of the “Ambush of the Imposters” expansion, via Bandai Namco:
- New story: The time is before the capture of the SBC Flugel—. Following rumors about enemy ArFA-sys units, the protagonist and its companions start investigating the rumors with the cooperation of Yamikaze, Dyne and Musketeer X… another story starts.
- New playable characters: Dyne (voiced by Satoshi Tsuruoka), Yamikaze (voiced by Gou Shinomiya), and Musketeer X (voiced by Hibiku Yamamura)
- New boss enemy: Elemental Wizard
- New game mode Bullet Of Bullets: Offline-only. Fight against characters encountered at random. Win through the one-versus-one opening rounds three times, and aim for victory in the eight-person battle royale final round. Kirito, Asuna, and the others, as well as new characters Dyne, Yamikaze, and Musketeer X will appear as opponents.
Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet is available now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
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