Bandai Namco Entertainment today announced that pre-registrations for its upcoming mobile RPG, Sword Art Online Alicization Rising Steel, has hit the 200,000 global milestone. Hence, the 2nd pre-registration reward, a 2-star weapon, has been unlocked for all players at launch. In Alicization Rising Steel players battle within an anime-style combat game, featuring characters and enemies familiar to those with the Sword Art Online series.
Alicization Rising Steel combines stories from the original series with exclusive content, to create a unique experience from the Alicization story arc. Featuring easy and intuitive game play, including special “sword skill” moves activated by simply tapping the smartphone screen – which possess the spirit of anime-like motion battles. The new original scenarios, adding on from the Anime and Light novel, are approved by series creator Reki Kawahara! Also debuting in is a new character, the powerful Integrity Knight: Eydis Synthesis Ten!