Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment Gets Free Costume DLC

posted on 2014-08-13 23:49 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Bandai Namco Games announced on Tuesday that it will offer a free download content pack for Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment in North America. The bonus content will be available for download from launch on August 19 to November 18. The pack includes a wedding dress, dress shirt, nightie, and school swimsuit costumes.

Bandai Namco Games also revealed that it will release a "major update" on September 23. The update will raise the level cap from 200 to 250, and will add an estimated 30 hours of extra gameplay.

Bandai Namco Games is releasing Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment in North America for the PlayStation Vita digitally, and it will retail for US$39.99.

By exploring the 76 cities in Aincrad, players can pick up new friends and party members for their adventures. Kirito can also deepen his relationship with his partners by hanging out with them in the cities, going out on dates, or holding hands. The game will include characters Asuna (Haruka Tomatsu), Lisbeth (Ayahi Takagaki), Silica (Rina Hidaka), Yui (Kanae Itō), Leafa (Ayana Taketatsu), Shinon (Miyuki Sawashiro), Strea (Sachika Misawa), Sachi (Saori Hayami), Kibaou (Tomokazu Seki), and Argo (Shiori Izawa). A new, original character named Philia (Yui Ishikawa) will play an integral part in the game's plot.

In the game's special "adventure mode," players have the option to create their own characters and play with up to eight other people online to go on quests in the Hollow Area. The game also has a dating element where players can go on dates that could possibly end with pillow talk.

Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment shipped for the PlayStation Vita in Japan in April. A large update, titled The Successor to Splendor, was released on July 10.

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