Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet is right around the corner and fans of the anime can't help but to be ironically hyped about the upcoming chapter. To celebrate the impending February release, a new commercial has been unveiled for the upcoming game and shows many of the title's promised action in motion and it definitely does loyal fans right. Take a look at the latest trailer below:
The above video isn't the only new news, however. Courtesy of Gematsu, we also have a look at the ... um, sleeping mechanics in-game. Turns out Fatal Bullet will have co-sleeping events that involve characters such as Asuna, Sinon, and a few others that have yet to be named. More details surrounding the characters available will be released at a later time, but it's just one piece to the Sword Art puzzle that just makes us want this title even more.
According to Bandai Namco's description of the game:
Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet brings an exciting twist to the popular action RPG series by adding third-person shooter elements into the game, forming a unique hybrid shooter/RPG/action title that balances gun and sword play with skill and gadget combat to create a new dynamic experience experience. Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet will feature an engrossing, original story supervised by Sword Art Online creator Reki Kawahara, that takes players into the world of “Gun Gale Online,” from the popular Sword Art Online II season of the series.
Players will be able to dive right into the immersive landscape developed by Dimps, and enjoy robust environments and textures powered by Unreal Engine 4. Using agile double jumps, air dashes, wall-to-wall repelling, and quick weapon swapping, players will engage in brisk platforming and shooting gameplay as they embark on epic adventures. Rounding out the package, full multiplayer cooperative and competitive modes will let two to eight players collaborate and compete against one another online.
• Welcome to the World of Guns: Gun Gale Online from Sword Art Online II is visually enhanced, with many landscapes to discover in an all new original story supervised by series creator, Reki Kawahara.
• Unreal Visuals: Get lost in a lifelike world developed by Dimps with realistic and robust environments and textures made possible by Unreal Engine 4.
• Friend or Foe: Challenge tough bosses that require friends in co-op or play against them in 4-on- 4 battles.
• Realistic and Heroic Gun Play: plenty of one-of-a-kind and beautifully Designed weapons to choose from and unique skills to create.
Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet will be available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC on February 8th in Japan, and February 23rd for NA and EU audiences.