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Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization - Docked & Handheld framerate test

Let's take a look at Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization in both handheld and docked modes to see how things play out. Check out the video above to get a good look at both versions, along with a framerate test for both.

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization - another batch of screens and art

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Return to the world of Aincrad as Kirito and his friends are pulled into the Virtual Reality MMORPG called Sword Art: Origin, a game housed on the same servers that hosted the death-game Sword Art Online. However, this game is not quite the same one as he escaped years ago…

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization - gameplay, handheld footage, and PS4 comparison

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Here's a great look at Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization, which launches May 24th, 2019. Get a peek at how the game runs on Switch in various modes, and also how it compares to the PS4 version.

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Deluxe Edition Arrives for Switch in North America on May 24th, 2019

Release date realization

New screenshots and a release date for Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Deluxe Edition for Nintendo Switch have been released by BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.

The title, which includes the base game plus all season pass content including; Abyss of the Shrine Maiden and Warriors of the Sky, will be available digitally through the Nintendo Switch eShop on May 24, 2019. Return to the world of Aincrad as Kirito and his friends are pulled into the Virtual Reality MMORPG called Sword Art: Origin, a game housed on the same servers that hosted the death-game Sword Art Online. However, this game is not quite the same one as he escaped years ago…

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Deluxe Edition - latest trailer

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Deluxe Edition includes all paid DLC, and local wireless four-player multiplayer. Consecutive attacks and sword skills can be used with motion controls, and Date Mode and Co-Sleeping Mode can be viewed in first-person.
Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Deluxe Edition is set to launch April 25th, 2019 in Japan, and this Spring in NA/EU.

Amazon Germany adds listing for Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Deluxe Edition

Looks like Amazon Germany ruined a little surprise for Bandai Namco. While we knew that Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization was seeing a release on Switch this Spring, we didn't know that a Deluxe Edition retail release was coming. Now we do, thanks to Amazon Germany.

Unfortunately, there's no similar listing in North America for now, so this could potentially end up being a Europe-only release. We'll keep tabs on the situation and try to get more details on this release in the near future.

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Deluxe Edition - Japanese trailer and release date

Bandai Namco has confirmed that Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Deluxe Edition will hit the Switch in Japan on April 25th, 2019, priced at 5,700 yen. Preorders for the game are set to open tomorrow.

Experience Epic VRMMORPG Adventures in SWORD ART ONLINE: Hollow Realization Deluxe Edition and SWORD ART ONLINE: Fatal Bullet Complete Edition, Coming to Switch


Sword Art Online fans across the Americas will be eager to discover that SWORD ART ONLINE: Hollow Realization - Deluxe Edition will be coming to Nintendo Switch in spring 2019! Join Kirito, Asuna, Leafa, and other familiar faces as the beloved characters jump into a new Virtual Reality Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (VRMMORPG), “Sword Art: Origin”, and travel through the world of Ainground to discover the truth behind this new virtual universe. SWORD ART ONLINE: Hollow Realization - Deluxe Edition will be the first Sword Art Online game to be making its way onto the Nintendo Switch and will include season pass content “Abyss of the Shrine Maiden” and “Warriors of the Sky”.

Sword Art Online fans who love the Gun Gale Online world will be excited to find out that the SWORD ART ONLINE: Fatal Bullet - Dissonance of the Nexus Expansion and SWORD ART ONLINE: Fatal Bullet - Complete Edition will be available digitally for PC via STEAM, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on January 18, 2019! SWORD ART ONLINE: Fatal Bullet - Complete Edition will also be coming to the Nintendo Switch in 2019 and all versions of the complete edition will contain the base game, all season pass content, which includes: “Ambush of the Imposters”, “Betrayal of Comrades”, and “Collapse of Balance,” as well as the “Dissonance of the Nexus” expansion.

Thanks to Sligeach_eire for the heads up!

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization - Alice Synthesis Thirty gameplay

Kirito meets a mysterious NPC and receives a cryptic message. This game, though familiar to him, is not the same as the one he escaped years ago…

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization and Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet coming to Switch

Bandai Namco has announced two Sword Art titles for the Switch at TGS 2018. We now know that Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization and Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet are coming to Switch. Hollow Realization will be a Deluxe Edition, while Fatal Bullet will be the Complete Edition announced for existing platforms.

Thanks to Neverunplaying for the heads up!