Bandai Namco details upcoming free and paid content to Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris
Bandai Namco has revealed details about upcoming content to Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris in the form of both free updates and paid DLC.
Free new scenarios are titled with the 'Ancient Apostles' label, with four announced in total so far. The first new scenario is Ancient Apostles: Reaper of the Woods, coming Fall 2020 and features Sinon. The three other announced scenarios feature Silica, Tiese, and Alice, with more details to be shared later.
Bandai Namco also announced the first DLC offering for Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris, which is titled 'Blooming of Forget-me-not'. The teaser for this DLC seems to involve Eugeo, but no other details have been shared at this time. This content should be available to those who have purchased the Deluxe Edition of the game or the Premium Pass.
Finally, Bandai Namco has announced that original characters from previous Sword Art Online titles will be added to Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris for free as playable characters, with new outfits for each. These are expected to land in 2021.
A teaser trailer for Ancient Apostles: Reaper of the Woods and Blooming of Forget-me-not can be found below, alongside 4 pieces of artwork for each Ancient Apostles scenario. Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris has also been updated several times since its launch in July, adding both features and bug fixes. You can check out the version history here.