Published on February 22nd, 2024 | by Adrian Gunning


Bandai Namco Europe announces today SWORD ART ONLINE Fractured Daydream, the first large-scale multiplayer-focused adventure based on the popular Sword Art Online series. The game is set to release in 2024 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch and STEAM. Registrations are also open now for a Closed Beta Test scheduled in March.

In SWORD ART ONLINE Fractured Daydream, a new system is applied to the world of Alfheim Online, but a malfunction causes all worlds and timelines to collide, creating a unique setting and challenging environment for Kirito and other players. All lost in uncharted territory, enemies become allies, departed characters are back and unlikely alliances will be formed to survive the dangers in this unsettled world.

SWORD ART ONLINE Fractured Daydream offers an original story in an All-Star game, focused on a large-scale co-op experience. Players will enjoy playing their favourite characters from the first three seasons of the animated series and Sword Art Online movies, in a cross-play battle action game featuring thrilling boss raids and co-op quests.

A Closed Beta Test will be conducted from March 11th to 17th, players can already register on the official website until March 4th to try and take their first steps in SWORD ART ONLINE Fractured Daydream.

Watch the trailer here:

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About the Author'

Adrian lives in Melbourne Australia and has a huge passion for gaming, technology and pop culture. He recently finished his a Bachelor of Journalism and is currently focusing on games journalism. When not writing and playing video games, Adrian can be found in Comics 'R' Us debating the pros of the DC Universe and cons of the Marvel Universe.

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