As well as some new faces.

Previous games Sword Art Online: Infinity Moment and Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment required you to play as series protagonist Kirito—though you could customize his avatar in the latter. All the other popular characters were relegated to AI-controlled party members.


However, in the new game, Sword Art Online: Lost Song, you can play as many of the franchise’s most popular characters (and some new ones, too). Check out the list of playable characters below.

[Caution: Links go to the Sword Art Online wiki which is nothing but spoilers.]

Kirito and Asuna

Klein and Agil

Lisbeth and Silica

Argo and Leafa

Alicia Rue and Sakuya

Sinon and Yuuki

Philia and Strea

Rain and Sumeragi

Seven (DLC) and Lux (DLC)

Sword Art Online: Lost Song was released in Japan for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita on April 28, 2015, and on May 12, 2015, in Asia (with English subtitles). It is scheduled to be released on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in PAL territories in fall 2015.