A new visual for the upcoming Anime movie – Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale, has been featured in the July 2016 issue of NewType as a poster. This issue can be purchased here (for a 5% off discount, use coupon code: MOE-N3Y-4YW0QK).
The released visual can be seen below:
The movie is scheduled to be released in 2017. The film will feature the new VMMO Ordinal Scale that utilises the new Augma Augmented Reality device. Players rank up in the game by defeating monsters and using special items.It will have an original story, not adapting of Kawahara’s any previous work; set after the Mother’s Rosario arc, which was the third and final arc to be animated in Sword Art Online II. The arc itself was featured in the light novel’s 7th volume.