The new trailer for Sword Art Online: Lost Song shows a new story in this spin-off to the popular franchise. Developed by Artdink and published by Bandai Namco, the title has already been released in Japan and some Asian territories. Now that the game is getting the next-gen treatment, Lost Song will officially be released in the US and Europe for the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita.

Despite revealing very little, we do know the game follows Kirito as he joins The Mysterious Guild to take on the world of Svart Alfheim. Similar to the older entries is the fact that the player is role-playing as a fictional character who has been trapped inside a virtual reality MMO game, and the only way to escape is to beat the game. The difference here being that the new continent is made up of a series of floating rocks that players navigate with a new flight mechanic.

Teaming up with AI teammates, players defeat raids and dungeons in order to progress through the game and ultimately defeat the game’s designer who imprisoned these cast of characters. Players eager to give the combat a try will be given a chance when they pre-order the game, as it includes a free copy of Hollow Fragment.

Although the trailer does not feature any English voice work, all of the text and subtitles are now translated to English. The only problem now is that the title still looks like it was built for the PS3 and Vita, meaning that a $60 price tag may not justify the game unless they gameplay is mind-blowingly fun.

Either way, Sword Art Online: Lost Song will be released for the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita on November 13 for Europe and November 17 for the United States.


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