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  • Summary: For the first time ever, players can experience SWORD ART ONLINE's anime storyline in game format with SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris! Play as the protagonist Kirito and immerse yourself in "Underworld," a mysterious virtual world set in the anime's Alicization arc. Featuring intenseFor the first time ever, players can experience SWORD ART ONLINE's anime storyline in game format with SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris! Play as the protagonist Kirito and immerse yourself in "Underworld," a mysterious virtual world set in the anime's Alicization arc. Featuring intense battle action, stunning JRPG visuals, and an expansive world to explore; your journey through the latest VRMMO SWORD ART ONLINE game is ready to begin! Expand
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  2. Negative: 1 out of 7
  1. Jul 20, 2020
    72
    Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris is the best and worst game of the saga, uncomfortable because of its long loading times and different gameplay problems, but spectacular in its skill system and art accompanied by its good soundtrack.
  2. Jul 20, 2020
    65
    Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris tries to experiment with too many different mechanics without making them too compelling, and that's hampered by a lackluster technical production. It's anyway got a good basis, and SAO fans will definitely appreciate its depiction of the anime's universe and the huge levels of fan service present.
  3. Jul 19, 2020
    60
    Our hope is that the Aquria team will soon be able to remedy the catastrophic technical sector, which currently degrades the latest incarnation of the SAO Gameverse.
  4. Jul 24, 2020
    60
    Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris features many compelling ideas, but its technical foundation needs more work.
  5. Jul 21, 2020
    50
    All in all, Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris on Xbox One is hindered tremendously by far too many problems and it’d be a tad foolish to consider a purchase until it’s had a much-needed patch, or two. Only then will the exciting combat and the infinitely more enjoyable multiplayer aspect be appreciated.
  6. Jul 22, 2020
    50
    If you’re a huge Sword Art Online fan, or are simply after an expansive JRPG to sink your teeth into, you will get some enjoyment out of Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris. It requires some patience and persistence, however, and you’ll still be far from impressed by it. Poor performance hampers its gameplay, while long and frequent load times in conjunction with poor pacing often make it feel like a slog. So many times, especially during the first chapter of the game, you’ll be itching for some action only to be hit with an hour or more of story scenes. Eventually, you might be tempted to just drop it and play something that treats your time more respectfully.
  7. Aug 6, 2020
    47
    I'm sure it has its niche but if you're simply an RPG fan looking for a new game to sink some time into, you can do a lot better than Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris. Its lack of respect for the player's time and unforgivable performance issues are downright ridiculous.
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  1. Positive: 5 out of 10
  2. Negative: 3 out of 10
  1. Jul 12, 2020
    10
    A perfect adaptation in every way which improves on the original by adding time for Eugeo and the wonderful character Medina. Fluid gameplay,A perfect adaptation in every way which improves on the original by adding time for Eugeo and the wonderful character Medina. Fluid gameplay, gorgeous visuals, and great music. Play this game right now, even if you aren’t a fan of SAO. Expand
  2. Jul 17, 2020
    10
    Great game, lots of depth, lots to do, great combat systems. Pretty much what you are looking for in this type of game (requires a bit ofGreat game, lots of depth, lots to do, great combat systems. Pretty much what you are looking for in this type of game (requires a bit of intellect). As you can see from some of the other bad reviews... people looking for a single button masher, will not be pleased. If you have half a brain its great and youll be fine, just pay attention to the tutorials and take your time learning the mechanics. Expand
  3. Aug 13, 2020
    10
    This is one of the best games in the series. Yes it does have FPS and loading issues but it still is really good!
  4. Jul 28, 2020
    6
    Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris : BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment released another Sword Art Online game with Aquria. Before start I wanna saySword Art Online Alicization Lycoris : BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment released another Sword Art Online game with Aquria. Before start I wanna say that I'm in love with all Bandai Namco concepts yet I never fully enjoy the games they release for some reason, this game had huge potential but suffers from very poor frame rates. I feel the best example for this would be Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG. Everyone who have interest to TCG's loves the game and they never released a real playable competitive simple less looks like JRPG more looks like casual TCG such as
    MTG or HS but it never happened. Let's start talk about SAO Alicization Lycoris. On the loading screen I was really hopeful this time yet it didn't happen but when I started the game it was slow. Yes slow but I'm not talking about game progress at some fighting moments sometimes games slowing down it's kinda effect but it just feels like your console is lagging. Fighting acts still looks and feels like mobile games yet it's SAO I mean everybody loves it's Anime series right? Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris is an enjoyable RPG for fans of the series, but requires a lot of commitment from the player to learn its gameplay systems. The pacing is glacial at times, and the hiding of multiplayer baffling, but exploring the huge environments of unerworld and battling beasties is enjoyable if you can get past these game engine issues.
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  5. Jul 17, 2020
    5
    Typical SAO game with average graphics at best, the story might as well be a visual novel with all the budget for cutscenes put into the introTypical SAO game with average graphics at best, the story might as well be a visual novel with all the budget for cutscenes put into the intro and end of chapter 1 closing scene A truly amazing scene with graphics you would expect a 2020 anime game to have throughout the game entirety.

    As of release there are technical problems affecting fps and resolution.
    Pop in is a huge problem and open areas make the game look like it's a xbox 360 game.
    There are times you will spend 15 seconds in a loading screen to talk 5 sentences to a person then then be put into another 15s loading screen.

    It's combat feels floaty at times but has interesting mechanics to parry and chain hits with party members that can increase damage to the point you will take 4 or 5 seconds to kill powerful enemies. I'd advise stay away from this game until the technical issues are fixed and wait for a sale.
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  6. Jul 23, 2020
    4
    Боевую систему изнасиловали окончательно, она теперь стала настолько топорной и неотзывчивой, что хочется сначала запустить со всей силыБоевую систему изнасиловали окончательно, она теперь стала настолько топорной и неотзывчивой, что хочется сначала запустить со всей силы геймпад в телевизор, а самому с разбегу - в стену. Движок игры обновили, теперь он такой же как и в Jump Force, но японцы не были бы японцами, если бы игра вышла оптимизированной: эта игра тормозит не просто в городах, а даже в деревнях 15-20фпс, какого черта, и это на Xbox One X! Больше не куплю ни одну из частей серии, пока издатель не сменит разработчика и не начнет игры делать по совести, а не тяп-ляп. К сюжету претенций никаких, разве что за это можно поставить какие-либо баллы. Также присутствует локализация в виде субтитров на русский язык (напоминаю, что ленивый разработчики в Fatal Bullet ее так и не завезли, хотя она имеется в версии для Nintendo Switch). Вообщем, пока создатели не проведут работу над ошибками в техническом плане, оценка будет именно такая. Expand
  7. Jul 12, 2020
    2
    can't believe it's a game sell for 60 dollar in 2020..the fps is just 20 or lower, sometimes in first village maybe only 10 fps.yep I playedcan't believe it's a game sell for 60 dollar in 2020..the fps is just 20 or lower, sometimes in first village maybe only 10 fps.yep I played it on xbox X..that's really cool...it's just a cartoon rendering game!
    and when you play,it blacked,loading,saveing every 10 seconds!yes,that's right,EVERY FKING 10 SECONDS!!you just said two or three sentences,it goes black loading,then you walked 5 meters,black loading again...oh my god..Am I playing a game in hell??
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