The new Tales of Arise collaboration pack will characteristic new weapons, outfits, and weapons from the sunshine novel and anime collection Sword Art Online. The new collaboration pack will launch worldwide on October 7, 2021, and price 1,760 yen (about $15). Notably, the extra outfits embrace these worn by Kirito and Asuna from the Sword Art Online collection.
Bandai Namco introduced the brand new collaboration through the Tales of Arise showcase at Tokyo Game Show 2021. Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, the Japanese voice actor who performs Law in Tales of Arise, revealed the upcoming Sword Art Online pack. A distinguished actor within the Japanese video game and anime business, Matsuoka has voiced different high-profile characters similar to Inosuke from the Demon Slayer collection. Interestingly, Matsuoka additionally performs Kirito from Sword Art Online which implies he’ll technically be taking part in two totally different characters in the identical game.
Sword Art Online Collaboration Pack is coming to #TalesofArise on Oct seventh!
Fight Kirito and Asuna
Get new outfits for Alphen, Shionne and Law
Obtain Kirito’s weapons
Unlock an unique Mystic Arte pic.twitter.com/38FEoLUJWS
— Tales of Arise (@TalesofSeries) October 3, 2021
In whole, there might be three new outfits obtainable within the pack: Kitito’s Black Swordsman outfit for Alphen, Kirito’s Elite Disciple uniform for Law, and Asuna’s outfit for Shionne. Additionally, gamers will get to face off in opposition to Kirito and Asuna in fight. The producer additionally confirmed that Matsuoka’ Law will be capable to battle in opposition to Matsuoka’s Kirito (which can make issues a bit complicated for these listening out for vocal cues). Be cautious, nevertheless, as it is going to be a “high difficulty” battle that’s designed to problem those that have already accomplished the game.
If gamers win in opposition to the duo, they can even unlock a brand new Mystic Arte for Alphen during which he’ll minimize by means of the enemy alongside the 2 Sword Art Online characters. Furthermore, replicas of Kirito’s Blue Rose Sword and the Night Sky Sword can even turn out to be obtainable and would be the strongest weapons within the game as soon as added. The collaboration additionally extends to Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris, the place Alphen and Shionne will reportedly make an look.
Tales of Arise confronted some issues upon release, similar to a bug that may stop individuals from progressing by means of the game. However, the game has bought pretty nicely and encompasses a deep, partaking story, as we’ve famous in our official PS5 review.
The Tales of Arise Sword Art Collaboration Pack might be obtainable on October seventh.