Bandai Namco has announced some details about the features you will find in Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization. Most of the information under previously been exhibited at the Tokyo Game Show in 2016, but there are also some new things confirmed.
The first feature we would find is the weapon upgrade system. If during the upgrade is only available in stores Lisbeth, this time we can do this by providing a specific material to the NPC who is a blacksmith. The higher the level of upgrade, there is the possibility of the upgrade process may fail. This system is similar to an upgrade in Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment.
Bandai Namco also showed some locations that you can visit in the Town of Beginning (markasmu in Ainground). Including private rooms Kirito, garden fountains can be a date, teleportation gate to go to different areas, and others. The city will have a size larger than the city in the two previous games.
After its release, Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization will continue to receive additional content that is either free or paid. Paid DLC planned is a new scenario titled Shrine Maiden of the Abyss along three episodes. Meanwhile, one of the free update is the scenario of the Blue Sky Fighters containing stories Rain and Seven of Sword Art Online: Lost Song.
DLC Shrine Maiden of the Abyss can be obtained by purchasing a Season Pass, which unfortunately is still unclear how much it costs. Buyers Season Pass will get a bonus of three kinds of exclusive costumes, the two types of swimwear and a wedding dress. Another exclusive costumes available as pre-order bonuses, that two of the series God Eater costumes and sleepwear for the female character.