Sword Art Online: Hollowed Realization Coming West November 8th
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That’s right, Sword Art Online: Hollowed Realization is coming West on November 8th. This means that PS4 and PS Vita fans will gain access to the Western version near this year’s end, which is set to come out over in Japan on October 27th.

Bandai Namco has announced that the Western version of the JRPG game Sword Art Online: Hollowed Realization will be coming November 8th, for PS4 and PS Vita. As noted above, the Japanese version will release some weeks earlier than the West, which is set for October 27th.

Looking over to the North American version, Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization will sport a physical hard copy and digital download for PS4, as for the handheld version (the PS Vita) it will release as a digital download.

If you are going to pre-order the PS4 version, it will grant you an exclusive outfit pack that includes a Maid and Nightwear costume for Asuna and Livie, along with Soma God Eater costumes.

As for the European version, folks will have the option to pre-order both the PS4 and PS Vita versions, as well as physical and digital copies. The pre-order will offer up the Nightwear costumes for Asuna and Livie, and the Soma God Eater costumes.

The European version also brings to the table an A4 lithography signed by Reki Kawahara — the creator of Sword Art Online.

As for skills, players will be able to improve their fighting tactics thanks to a typical Skill Tree System that sounds with inbound of other JRPGs. Each skill helps improve players’ characters while at the same time defining roles such as tanks, healers, support and so on.

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Lastly, you will be able to “sleep” with your partner by lying down with him/her and converse to build up your relationship quicker. This bedroom trick — known as Cosleeping — plays out as an event when your relationship reaches a certain point with said partner.

Sword Art Online: Hollowed Realization is set to be available for PS4 and PS Vita, and will hit the West this year on November 8th.


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