With a new trailer, Bandai Namco is preparing Sword Art Online fans for new adventures in the current Alicization Lycoris offshoot. This fall, the free DLC “Ancient Apostles: Reaper of the Woods” will take you to the woods of Wesdarath, where you will encounter a deadly beast. It is the first of three free new scenarios for the game, as Bandai Namco announced at the Tokyo Game Show.
In addition to the free content, the first paid expansion called “Blooming of Forget-Me-Not” is just around the corner. So there is still a lot to experience for Kirito and his friends. The not very specific timetable looks like this:
The following are the videos that introduce you to the first content. Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris, the latest game in the series, is based on the first season of the Alicization arc and lets you immerse yourself in the virtual world “Underworld”. Incidentally, we were allowed to put Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris to a test. In this we found that the newest entry in the SAO series is a solid action RPG, but it suffers from a tough entry and technical inadequacies.
Images: Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris, Bandai Namco / Aquria