Bandai Namco bringing RPG Sword Art Online to NA Vitas this summer

Bandai Namco announced today that its PlayStation Vita action-RPG Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment will hit North American shores as a digital exclusive this summer.

Launching in Japan this week, Sword Art Online merges dungeon-crawling gameplay with dating sim elements. The game offers an in-depth character creation system, and players can team up with fellow PS Vita owners and AI-controlled partners in a monster-slaying multiplayer mode.

A release date for Sword Art Online was not announced.

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BANDAI NAMCO GAMES AMERICA INC. ANNOUNCES SWORD ART ONLINE: HOLLOW FRAGMENT TO ARRIVE IN THE AMERICAS

BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc. today announced that Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment is scheduled to arrive in the Americas as a digital exclusive game for the PlayStation Vita in summer 2014.

More information will be revealed in the coming week, so we thank the fans for their patience and hope everybody will stay tuned for further exciting news regarding this title!

This article was originally published on Joystiq.