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  BANDAI NAMCO ENTERTAINMENT INC. REVEALS LATEST   SWORD ART ONLINE ALICIZATION LYCORIS TRAILER AND INVITES FANS TO DESIGN IN-GAME COSTUMES
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Gamescom 2019 Announcements: August 19, 2019

Meet original heroine Medina Orthinanos and uncover her journey in the newest SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris trailer! Medina, voiced by Miho Okaszaki of The Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime anime fame, will join series mainstays in the epic battles, stunning JRPG visuals, and expansive world of SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris.

See Kirito, Alice, and Medina in action in the latest SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris trailer via the following YouTube link (ready for embedding): https://youtu.be/VpZkl4aPWfM

To celebrate the game’s upcoming release and to invite fans into the virtual world of Sword Art Online, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. is holding an Original Costume Design Contest, during which fans can submit costume designs that may potentially be featured in the game. Kirito or Alice could be seen donning fan-submitted designs when SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris launches in the Americas! 

From August 18, 2019 at 8:00PM PDT until September 6, 2019 at 7:59PM PDT, fans can submit costume designs at the official SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris Original Costume Design Contest website: https://al.sao-game.jp/contest

Submissions from four different territories, including North America, will be judged together by the Sword Art Online video game development team. The top three designs in each territory will be announced during the Tokyo Game Show 2019; shortly thereafter, the official webpage will open up for fan votes on September 13, 2019 at 11:30AM PDT. The voting period will run until September 27, 2019 at 7:59AM PDT and fans can vote for one design in their respective territory. In October, one winner will be announced for each territory, totaling four winners overall! 

For complete details of the SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris Original Costume Design Contest, including terms and conditions, please visit the official webpage at: https://al.sao-game.jp/contest/files/sao_al_terms-eng.pdf.

FIGHT TO SURVIVE ON NOVEMBER 15, 2019 WHEN TOKYO GHOUL:re CALL to EXIST LAUNCHES IN THE AMERICAS

Tokyo Ghoul fans everywhere must choose their side in TOKYO GHOUL:re CALL to EXIST on November 15th, 2019. TOKYO GHOUL:re CALL to EXIST’s fast-paced action will lead players on a gruesome journey where survival is the only goal. Fans will choose their side in the war between Ghouls or Investigators, each with its own unique abilities and weapons to master. Players will use their Kagune or Quinque to take down powerful foes, battling alongside or against friends via online matches where Ghoul and Investigator fight for survival against one another in action-packed 4-vs-4 showdowns. 

TOKYO GHOUL:re CALL to EXIST will be available in the Americas on PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and PCs via STEAM on November 15, 2019. 

To check out the newest trailer for TOKYO GHOUL:re CALL to EXIST, head over to the following YouTube link (ready for embedding): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqPF-PqEb10&feature=youtu.be

New screenshots for SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris and TOKYO GHOUL:re CALL to EXIST can be found on the BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. press room site at: http://bneapressroom.com

PR CONTACTS

Angela Chen

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.

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Doug Woodburn

fortyseven communications on behalf of BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.

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