Blooming of Neglect-Me-Not, the primary DLC for Sword Artwork On-line Alicization Lycoris, is now accessible on Xbox One! I spoke with Lead Producer Keishu Minami to debate what thrilling content material gamers can count on on this main DLC drop.
AL: Are you able to give us a quick overview of the plot of Blooming of Neglect-Me-Not?
KM: First, Kirito wakes up from a dream the place he loses Eugeo in a harrowing struggle in opposition to the Administrator. From this dream, Kirito realizes that he must be a stronger swordsman with the intention to preserve his treasured mates protected. In quest of the “different sword,” he units off on an journey with Eugeo to a brand new land the place many new battles and drama awaits. Will Kirito be capable of discover one other sword to be worthy of the identify “Twin-Wielding” swordsman?
AL: That is the primary main DLC launch because the recreation launched. About how a lot content material can gamers count on?
KM: With this new DLC, we’ll launch a map with a complete dimension much like the principle recreation. Within the newly added map, there shall be a number of new places resembling cities and model new dungeons which the gamers will get to discover. The overall play time is about 12 hours and as much as 16 hours for many who need to actually dig into the brand new content material. Many new places await on this DLC, so we hope gamers will take their time to take pleasure in enjoying this recreation to the core!
AL: That’s fairly an enormous DLC! Have been there any challenges when it got here to making a DLC that giant?
KM: Probably the most tough half was creating the unique story state of affairs. We had many discussions with the state of affairs writers of this DLC and the folks concerned within the authentic work, and we went by quite a lot of trial and error to determine easy methods to ship the story of Kirito and Eugeo’s journey to the followers in a method that could possibly be instructed by recreation format.
AL: Do you have got any suggestions for gamers who need to play the DLC? Is there something particular they need to look out for?
KM: One huge distinction between this DLC and the principle recreation is that a number of the celebration members are fastened. The characters that journey with Kirito and Eugeo will change in every chapter, and you might also have a likelihood to manage characters that you just haven’t performed with in the principle recreation but. If a personality which you haven’t (or barely) performed earlier than, joins your celebration, take this chance to attempt them out!
AL: The identify of this DLC is Blooming of Neglect-Me-Not. Is there any significance to this identify and the flower symbolism?
KM: The identify “Neglect-me-not” is taken from a flower by the identical identify, and it contains meanings resembling “real love” and, after all, “don’t neglect me”. Kirito has met many individuals on this world and has nurtured many emotions with them. These conferences and partings have formed him into the hero he’s right now. The flower symbolizes the significance of these encounters and emotions, and to always remember them. One of the simplest ways to seek out out the rationale behind this title and the way the identify connects with the story is to play the state of affairs your self!
AL: Lastly, what are you most excited for followers to expertise with this DLC?
KM: What we would like the followers to take pleasure in essentially the most is the story. As in the principle recreation story, this DLC is ready in an alternate world the place Eugeo stays alive, which may solely be skilled on this recreation. On this DLC, the connection between Kirito, Alice, and Eugeo, which was not instructed within the anime or the unique novel, shall be portrayed in a brand new method. We hope followers of the sequence will benefit from the wealthy story that we’ve created!
SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris – Blooming of Neglect-me-not
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Blooming of Neglect-me-not is the primary main growth DLC for SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris.
Extra content material features a new story, weapons, outfits, and extra.
Contains the next content material:
・ New story: main growth DLC 1 – Blooming of Neglect-me-not
・ New maps and dungeons
・ New divine beasts
・ New weapons and outfits
Kirito, Alice, Eugeo, and Medina fought for peace within the human realm, and the reign of the Administrator got here to an finish.
To keep away from dropping somebody treasured to him…
To turn into a stronger swordsman…
Kirito units out with Eugeo seeking a brand new Divine Object.
*To play the Blooming of Neglect-me-not DLC, you have to full the principle story of SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris.
*There’s a bundle that features this product. Watch out to not make duplicate purchases.
SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris
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They at all times shared the identical moments. They thought it could be like this for eternity.
Kirito awakens in a totally unknown digital world, however one thing about it feels a bit acquainted…
Set in Underworld, an expansive world launched within the SWORD ART ONLINE anime, Kirito units out on journey within the sequence’ newest RPG!
Take pleasure in seamless, action-packed real-time battles utilizing a mixture of sword abilities, sacred arts, and your favourite SAO characters!
Kirito meets a boy named Eugeo. Someplace deep inside their hearts is a lingering promise. To meet that promise and keep away from dropping one another, they set out on journey collectively. Nothing will preserve them from reaching their aim.