Sword Art Online: Lost Song, the newest game based on Reki Kawahara’s Sword Art Online, has just released in Europe for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. Bandai Namco Games Europe has released the launch trailer to celebrate its release and to hype fans up. Though, for North American fans you will have to wait a little longer since Sword Art Online: Lost Song won’t be out until November 17th.
Here is the previous trailer for the game, which introduces the original characters in Sword Art Online: Lost Song:
A recent issue of Kadokawa’s Dengeki PlayStation magazine also confirmed during November that Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment‘s Philia (voiced by Yui Ishikawa) will appear in the game. Philia first appeared in the Hollow Area of the earlier Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment game that shipped earlier last year. It will be set in the new Alfheim Online after a merge with Sword Art Online and will feature a new original story. Following the merging of both games, a new mysterious floating continent has appeared, Svart ALfheim. The game will be the first in the series to let you play multiple characters, where previous iterations only letting you play as series protagonist Kirito. One new big feature in the game is the introduction of full air combat and control.
Bandai Namco Games is localizing the game in English and Chinese for Asian markets. Bandai Namco Games’ Yosuke Futami stated that Sword Art Online: Lost Song‘s English translation will be better than Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment.
The first commercial was released early November:
The first promotional video was released in October and previews the flying and combat system:
Bandai Namco also revealed a limited edition for the PS Vita version of the game. For 9,980 yen ($92), it will include a special box, special Blu-ray disc, soundtrack CD, special booklet, and 12 clear posters. The standard edition of the game will cost 7,120 yen ($58.5) on PlayStation 3 and 6,170 yen ($50.7) on PS Vita.