Bandai Namco revealed info for their SWORD ART ONLINE: FATAL BULLET. The game which is set in a story arc for SWORD ART ONLINE introduces online multiplayer modes and a new character (Itsuki). There is no set release date yet for the game, but it will be available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC (via Steam) systems.
More information including art and screens from the game are below courtesy of their press release.
NEW ONLINE MULTIPLAYER INFO REVEALED
FOR SWORD ART ONLINE: FATAL BULLET
SWORD ART ONLINE: FATAL BULLET is set within the popular story arc “Gun Gale Online”, a popular third-person shooter title in the world of SWORD ART ONLINE. This new setting provides SWORD ART ONLINE: FATAL BULLET with a new Shooter RPG gameplay, combining both third-person shooter and role-playing game genres.
SWORD ART ONLINE: FATAL BULLET introduces online multiplayer modes and Itsuki, new original character to the game who is regarded as one of the most famous top players in “Gun Gale Online” and is loved for his looks and communication skills.
SWORD ART ONLINE: FATAL BULLET includes eight-player competitive and four-player cooperative online multiplayer modes:
Online Battle – Up to eight players are divided into Alpha and Bravo teams and compete to cause the most damage to a boss character that populate the map. Threats come from all angles as players manage their time damaging boss character while also denying the other team from scoring points.
Online Cooperative Battle – Four players and their ArFA-sys support characters team up to take down the enemy boss. Players must make use of their unique skills and carefully consider their roles as they complete their objective.