Bandai Namco has continued to tease us with more information for Accel World VS. Sword Art Online.
First we have a look at the base of operations for the game, the Floating City of Ryne. The city will host various facilities that you’ll be making use of throughout the game.
The Blacksmith Space allows you to upgrade your weapons, though it seems to be vacant at first glance.
The Materials Shop sells items that you can use when upgrading your weapons.
The Inscription Stone Shop sells Inscription Stones and Enhanced Armaments to increase the stats of Accel World characters.
The Armour Shop sells equipment for the Sword Art Online characters.
The Tools Shop sells a variety of recovery items for use in battle.
As well as being home to various shops, the floating city is also where you will find new stories to be told. For example talking to your friend Klein in town will start a dialogue event. Depending on the event you may even start a new adventure.
Moving on from the Floating City the game also features a few multiplayer modes for you to enjoy. Duel sees you take on another player in a one on one duel. Team battle pits two teams of four against one another requiring co-operation to get the upper hand on the other team. Finally you’ll e able to take on extra quests with other players to take on large scale monsters.
We also get a look at several characters in the game, you can check them out below.
Sub-master of the Red Legion “Prominence”. She excels in close range combat and possesses the ability to transform into a leopard.
One of the Kings of Pure Colour, the Yellow King is a hallucination specialist. He is also master of “Crypt Cosmic Circus”, one of the great Legions in Brain Burst.
The Blue King, the master of Leonids one of the great Legions. He possesses the great sword “The Impulse” as well as the powerful abilities “Pain Killer” and “Unlimited Driving Force”
The Green King, also the master of Great Wall, one of the great Legions. His nickname is “Invulnerable”.
The Purple King, she is the master of Auroral Oval, one the seven great Legions. Her nickname is “Empress Voltage”.
A friend of Kirito from Sword Art Online. He gets carried away easily but is a man of principle. He fights using his katana and his Alfheim Online race is Salamander.
A survivor of Sword Art Online, he served as a shop keeper and is an old friend of Kirito and Klein. He fights using a two handed axe and his Alfheim Online race is Gnome.
A player from Sword Art Online where she served the Moonlit Black Cats guild. She fights using a two-handed spear.
Lastly we have a quick glimpse of the desert stage home to mysterious structures and a large moon.
So there you have it, several characters to acquaint yourself with and a look at the facilities you’ll be using to survive. What do you think of the cast? Let us know in the comments below.
Accel World VS. Sword Art Online is out now on PS4 and PS Vita in Japan and is set to launch some time this summer in North America and Europe. Stay tuned to The Vita Lounge for more information as we get it.