Sword Art Online Hollow Realization Release Date and Digital Pre-Order and Season Pass Details

We have covered some of the prior Sword Art Online games and generally come away pretty impressed with what they had to offer. This isn't the first time we've talked about the upcoming Hollow Realization title - but it is the first time we shared a specific release date.


BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. announced that its upcoming action-RPG SWORD ART ONLINE –Hollow Realization– will be available on November 8, 2016 for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and digitally for the PlayStation®Vita handheld system. Based on the worldwide hit SWORD ART ONLINE franchise, players will assume the role of Kirito to explore the world of Ainground with familiar friends in the most immersive single player MMO-like experience ever created.

Pre-order SWORD ART ONLINE –Hollow Realization– at participating retailers to be able to download special crossover costumes with BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment’s hit series, GOD EATER. Female characters will be able to don Livie’s wardrobe and male characters will be able to dress up in Soma’s outfit. In addition to GOD EATER costumes, a special maid costume and nightwear costume will also be available to download for female characters.

Pre-ordering the digital version of SWORD ART ONLINE -Hollow Realization- for the PlayStation 4 system will guarantee fans the following items:

•Premium theme
•Nightwear costume (for female characters)
•Maid costume (for female characters)
•GOD EATER Soma costume (for male characters)
•GOD EATER Livie costume (for female characters)

A season pass for both the PlayStation 4 system and PlayStation Vita handheld system gives players the opportunity to extend their SWORD ART ONLINE -Hollow Realization- experience with three content packs which will include:

•Stages and maps
•Quests and scenario events
•Bosses and enemies
•New characters

The SWORD ART ONLINE -Hollow Realization- season pass will have a manufacturer suggested retail price (MSRP) of $24.99. Players can also pre-order a Digital Deluxe Edition of SWORD ART ONLINE -Hollow Realization- for the PlayStation 4 system for a MSRP of $84.99, which includes the main game, digital pre-order offers, and the Season Pass content.

Article by Nick