Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris Patch 2.10 out now, adding four more 'Ancient Apostles' storylines and more

Bandai Namco has released a new update for Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris, which adds four more free 'Ancient Apostles' storylines to the game. As previously announced, these storylines focus on Asuna, Ronye, Leafa, and Lisbeth.

These story updates come along with Patch 2.10, which increases other various parameters of stats & equipment, while also addressing minor bugs.

The patch notes can be found below, via Bandai Namco. Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris is currently available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC (Steam).


Dear Sword Art Online fans,

Thank you for playing SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris.

The latest patch “Ver.2.10” has been released to add new content, fix major/minor bugs, and improve overall gameplay. Please see below for details.

New Additional Contents

  • Added free additional story update part #5 “Ancient Apostles: the Bound Angel”, #6 “Ancient Apostles: The Dark Piscine”, #7 “Ancient Apostles: The Corpse of Demise”, and #8 “Ancient Apostles: The Clown of Confusion” has been
    • Each Ancient Apostles would be accessible by completing the previous Ancient Apostles story.
    • If the Ancient Apostles content does not start, please try below.
      • If Cardinal is set as one of the party members, please remove her from the party.
      • If the player is in a village or a town, such as Rulid village, please exit from the dungeon, a village, or a town.
    • Note that once an Ancient Apostles quest is activated, players would not be able to play “Blooming of Forget-me-not”, “Memory Arena”, “Arcane Arsenal”, multiplayer mode, and retrying the fight with Administrator.
  • Increased the level cap of the playable characters from 110 to 120.
    • The level cap will be upgradable after updating the game to Ver1.20.
  • Increased the level cap of the SYSTEM CONTROL AUTHORITY from 110 to 120.
    • The level cap will be upgradable after updating the game to Ver1.20.
  • Increased the level of weapons from 30 to 50.
    • Strengthening Materials can be obtained after completing “Mutated Beast Quest.”
  •  Increased the level cap of enemy characters from 500 to 780.
  • Added original characters “Seven” and “Rain”
    • “Seven” and “Rain” will each have their own Personal Arts Code.
    • “Seven” and “Rain” will be ready to join your party after completing quests that would be unlocked after completing the Arcane Arsenal quests, which will be available after the main story. Players then will be able to accept each quest from the ACTF located in North Centoria.
      • Once the quest has started, the player will not be able to play multiplayer mode until the quest is complete.
  • Five new Series Equipment has been added
    • Series equipment activates a passive skill that greatly increases your status by equipping three different types of equipment of the same series.
      • Added 28 new skills
      • Added new costumes, avatar parts, and weapon skins
    • Added avatar parts, costumes, and weapon skins of “Eydis” from Sword Art Online Unleash Blading
      • Costumes will be automatically added to the character create and visualize attire after updating the game to Ver2.10.
  • Added Raid Dungeon Supreme
    • By completing Raid Dungeon Extreme, the difficulty of the empire you have cleared will be opened up to difficulty: Supreme.
    • There are no changes to the parameters of item generation or the rate at which skills are granted between different difficulties.
    • For difficulty: Supreme, if the player completes a dungeon once, the gimmick of that dungeon will be released from the second challenge onwards.


  • Increased the max level of “Reborn” series quests from 400 to 500
  • Adjusted the balance of the battle in “Memory Arena”
  • Increased level caps of certain parameters


  • Add-ons will no longer break from counting up by chance.
    • Add-ons will disappear if they are swapped with another add-on.
    • Players can no longer earn status points that were obtained when an add-on was broken, however, players can still use the points you already achieved.
  •  Certain Daily Quests has been changed to be easier to complete.
    • Daily Quests that players have already received will not be changed.


  • Fixed other minor bugs and issues.

Thank you again for your continued support, patience, and feedback!