Sword Art Online fans will need to wait a little bit longer for their next video game. Originally scheduled for May 22nd, Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris has been delayed to July 10th, 2020.
The reason? Unfortunately, the ongoing pandemic. In a press release, executive producer Yosuke Futami made the following statement:
We have been working hard on SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris for our fans who are looking forward to the next SWORD ART ONLINE title. Due to the ongoing world events, we have made the difficult decision to move the release date of SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris to July 10, 2020. We believe that this is the best way to ensure that SWORD ART ONLINE fans are delivered the best SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris experience.
Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris is a JRPG that follows the Alicization arc of the wildly popular anime. The game is set to release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam. Stay tuned to RPGFan for further developments.