Accel World vs. Sword Art Online Game's Opening Movie Streamed
posted on by Kevin Yuan
Bandai Namco Entertainment began streaming the opening movie for its Accel World VS Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita game on Monday. The video features the game's theme song "SxW -soul world-" by KOTOKO and Luna Haruna, who previously performed theme songs for the Accel World and Sword Art Online anime series respectively.
The game will ship in Japan on March 16. The game will include Sword Art Online characters Kirito, Asuna, Lisbeth, and Silica, and Accel World characters Kuroyukihime/Black Lotus, Silver Crow, Scarlet Rain, and Lime Bell. The voice actors from the anime adaptations of the the novels are reprising their roles for the above characters.
First-print copies of the game will include costumes from the upcoming Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale movie for Kirito and Asuna, as well as a download code that makes the Alfheim Online version of Sachi a playable character.
Bandai Namco Entertainment began streaming a promotional video for the game last month, which teased that Ash Roller from Accel World will make an appearance in the game.
Both Accel World and Sword Art Online are light novel series written by Reki Kawahara. While Sword Art Online begins in 2022, Accel World takes place in 2046. Both light novel series have inspired various anime projects, manga adaptations and spinoffs, and video games.