New Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris Trailer Shows Off New Characters, Story, and Gameplay

The latest trailer for the Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris has been released and shows off some of the game’s new characters as well as giving us a glimpse into its story. The trailer also shows off a few of the game’s other playable characters.

The trailers shows us a bit more of the game’s main heroine Medina Orthinanos and unveils several new characters including Hersyrian, the Black Knight, and the Mysterious Giant.  It also shows off three new confirmed playable characters including:

  • Renly Synthesis Twenty-Seven – part of the Integrity Knights, he battles against the Dark Territory forces as the leader of the Human Empire army. Renly is the only character who can use the Twin-Wing Blades weapons and especially the “Twin-Edged Wings”.
  • Sheyta Synthesis Twelve – Integrity Knight also known as Sheyta the Silent Taciturn, the Administrator gave Sheyta a divine weapon able to slash any and all things, The Black Lily Sword.
  • Sortiliena Serlut – graduating second in her class at the Swordcraft Academy, Sortiliena was served by Kirito whom earned her respect. She uses her own battle style with Claymore-type weapons.

Apart from the trailer, publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment also announced that players will have access to eight different Sacred Arts in the game to give players several options to deal with the game’s combat encounters. Additionally, the digital early purchase and day one retail package bonuses have been revealed, which will include 200 SAO coins and four in-game costumes from the original costume design contest held for the game.

Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris will be available on May 22, 2020, for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC via STEAM. You can watch the new trailer for the game below: