The global version of Sword Art Online -EX-CHRONICLE- Online Edition is coming soon! This exhibition is the translated version of “Sword Art Online -EX-CHRONICLE- Online Edition” held exclusively in Japan from November 20, 2021 through December 7, 2021 and will deliver VR experiences to SAO fans around the world, including numerous anime materials and an immersive world view of SAO. Additionally, visitors can purchase official merchandise produced exclusively for this event! Tickets go on sale at 12:00 p.m. JST on Friday, December 17.
Sword Art Online -EX-CHRONICLE- Online Edition
Date/Time: Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022 1:00 PM – Friday, March 11th, 2022 4:59 PM (Japan Standard Time)
Tickets: VR App, Gaming PC App 3,800JPY, PC/Smart Phone Browser 3,300JPY
*You can enjoy the exhibition as many times as you like during the effective period.
*Please be sure to check the Recommended System Requirements before purchasing.
Organizer: Sony Music Solutions Inc.
Sponsorship: Sony Group Corporation
Cooperation: SAO-P Project
The global version will be available in these countries/regions: Germany, Hong Kong, Korea, Macau, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, and the United States (in alphabetical order)
* Website: https://2021.sao-ex-chronicle.com/s/excglb/
* Twitter: @SAO_EXCHRONICLE
* YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC78x9xUNPs6xQQ7ZmZzY4eg
Please watch the latest teaser of VR space on YouTube:
Enjoy a unique online experience in a 360-degree virtual space as if you’ve dived into the world of SAO!
1. Sword Art Online -EX-CHRONICLE- Online Edition has prepared a venue that can be enjoyed through different platforms; this event is not limited to VR headsets and gaming PCs. Visitors without VR headsets can also enjoy EX-CHRONICLE’s WEB VR experience with smartphones and PCs.
2. “Town of Beginnings” is a free area to enjoy.
3. Experience the mega-popular four-sided theatre video as if you have dived into the world of SAO.
4. Find the enormous amount of anime materials on display, including behind the scenes work.
5. Pick up the weapons of the world of SAO and fight the Boss Battle “The Skull Reaper” with your friends in real-time.
About the Exhibition Area
Players enter through a portal inspired by the Town of Beginnings, then experience the main exhibition hall based on the exterior of the floating castle of Aincrad, and the Alicization arc exhibition area which is inspired by the Ocean Turtle. The virtual space created for this event will be one that SAO fans will not want to miss.
The four-sided screen theater at the past exhibitions received rave reviews for allowing visitors to have a truly immersive experience of the SAO world, and it is being upgraded for the Online Edition! The 360-degree effects will take you on a journey you have never experienced before.
Visitors can also participate in a free event in the VR space where they can try to defeat The Skull Reaper. Make friends in the virtual real and take down the powerful enemy together! Players who successfully defeat The Skull Reaper may have their names engraved on the stone monument…!
01: Free Area “Town of Beginnings”
A portal (entrance) to the “EX-CHRONICLE”, where anyone can enter for free.
Enjoy dialogues and exhibitions in a lively plaza !
02: Exhibition Area《Underground Labyrinth》
A dungeon-like exhibition area inspired by an underground labyrinth.
After passing through the long dungeon, take part in a surround sound video experience!
03: The four-sided screen theater
Inside the Underground Labyrinth, visit the four-sided theater video that fascinated fans in Japan and created buzz on social media! Experience the world of SAO as if you’ve dived into SAO yourself!
04: Exhibition Area 《Steel Castle》
This exhibition space is based on the exterior of the floating castle of Aincrad, and is an Ex-Chronicle original exhibition space. A stunning exhibition that traces the trajectory of the SAO series based on a long interview with Reki Kawahara.
05: Exhibition Area 《Research Facility》
A futuristic exhibition area inspired by the Rath research facility and featuring Alicization, the longest series of SAO, as well as an exhibit related to WoU, which was not shown in Tokyo and Kyoto.
06: Free area “Boss Battle”
Could stepping into this area be the beginning of a death game…!? Enter into a space full of thrills where boss monsters may attack at any moment. Join forces to take down The Skull Reaper!
*This area is only available in the VR venue.
Sword Art Online -EX-CHRONICLE- Online Edition has prepared a venue that can be enjoyed through different platforms. Enjoy the event not only with VR headsets and gaming PCs, but also on laptops and smartphones. Check the flowchart below to see how to participate!
ReoNa’s special mini live using state-of-the-art technology!
A special mini-live performance by ReoNa, a popular artist who has sung many SAO-related songs, will be held. The recording uses the virtual camera system “jeannedarc” and links the virtual space with the motion capture studio. A new form of performance will be streamed by going back and forth in space with the same camera coordinates. CG and the real ReoNa will appear at the concert. Please look forward to the unique live performance that can be enjoyed only from this virtual world.
* “jeannedarc” is a system developed independently by KAYAC Akiba Studio.
* Anyone with an admission ticket to Sword Art Online – EX-CHRONICLES – Online Edition can watch this live performance.
* You can watch it from any devices (PCs, smartphones, Gaming PC App, and VR App).