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Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Ads Preview Gameplay & Cinematics

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Game ships in Japan on October 27, in the West this Fall

Bandai Namco Entertainment began streaming 30- and 15-second commercials for its upcoming Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita game on Friday. The ads show both gameplay footage and cinematics from the game.

Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe previously streamed an English-subtitled version of the game's third trailer in July, which previews the game's theme song "Windia."

The game will ship in Japan on October 27. Bandai Namco Entertainment will release the game in the Americas and Europe in fall. The game will feature Japanese voices with English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish text.

A collector's edition of the game that will ship in North America. The collector's edition includes: six-inch Kirito and Asuna figures, collector's edition packaging, a bonus Blu-ray Disc, a soundtrack, mini posters, decal sheets, and an artbook. The collector's edition is only available for the PS4 edition of the game.

The game's new characters are an NPC named Premiere (pictured below, voiced by Yuiko Tatsumi) and Genesis (voiced by Kazuyuki Okitsu). Genesis, like Kirito, is called the "black swordsman."

Both the PS4 and PS Vita editions will be available in regular and limited editions in Japan. The limited editions will include a box art illustrated by abec, a soundtrack CD, a special contents Blu-ray Disc, a special case for the Blu-ray Disc and CD, a "Dengeki Nerve Gear vol.4" pamphlet, and mini clear posters. Those who order the game early will get a product code for an additional costume.

The game is also getting a manga adaptation starting in late October in the new Sword Art Online magazine.

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