This is actually not an April Fools post. A new video was released by Dengeki Online showcasing some of the features found in Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment. One such feature is the ability to romance a character, where you can hug the character, pick them up and lie in bed with them. Playing as Kirito, most of the time you would be inclined to do such things with a female character – especially with the harem he has, but Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment allows you to live your wildest imaginations.
You are able to do such things with Klein:
Here is a full video of the encounter between Kirito and Klein, it starts at 3:40.
Sword Art Online is a light novel series written by Reki Kawahara, who also is the author of Accel World. The light novel series began in 2009 and has sold millions of copies, topping the charts in 2012. Additionally in 2012, an anime adaptation was released. The Sword Art Online anime aired in July 2012 and was produced by A-1 Pictures, which received a large reception. Since then, the series has appeared on a plethora of media from handheld and browser video games, to spin off mangas and international merchandise. The latest canonical light novel, the thirteenth in the series, was released in Japan on August 10th 2013. In addition, Kawahara has relaunched the series as Sword Art Online: Progressive, a re-release of the light novels with additional content. The second issue of Sword Art Online: Progressive launched in October 2013.
Sword Art Online Hollow Fragment is an upcoming Action JRPG by Namco Bandai. The game is set in an alternate story from the main plot, and features characters that do not appear in the first arc of the anime and novels, which the game is based on. The game is releasing on the PlayStation Vita in Japan on April 24th.
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