The rumor was true!
Publisher Bandai Namco and developer AQURIA have confirmed that Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris is heading to Switch. A retailer added a listing for this game earlier in the week, but now we have confirmation that it’s on the way. No release date has been shared at this time.
For the first time ever, players can experience SWORD ART ONLINE’s anime storyline in game format with SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris! Play as the protagonist Kirito and immerse yourself in “Underworld,” a mysterious virtual world set in the anime’s Alicization arc. Featuring intense battle action, stunning JRPG visuals, and an expansive world to explore; your journey through the latest VRMMO SWORD ART ONLINE game is ready to begin!
Play as your favorite characters from the Alicization arc and explore the vast world of the Underworld for the first time with a handheld console. This release includes the “Ancient Apostles” free content updates, and additional free and paid content will also be available in later updates.