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«Wiki Announcement»

A third season of the anime, adapting the Alicization Arc, was announced at Dengeki Bunko Autumn Festival on October 1, 2017, with a release date set in October 2018. It will be directed by Ono Manabu. Additionally, an anime adaptation of the Sword Art Online Alternative "Gun Gale Online" spin-off series has ended airing its first run in Japan. The AGGO anime was produced by Studio 3Hz and directed by Sakoi Masayuki.

In other news, a new SAO game, titled Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet, that is set in Gun Gale Online has been released in Japan for the PS4 and XBox One. The game was released in the West on February 23.


A huge castle made of stone and steel floating in an endless sky. That was all this world was.

It took a vagarious group of craftsmen one month to survey the place; the diameter of the base floor was about 10 kilometers — large enough to fit the entirety of Setagaya-ku within. Above, there were 100 floors stacking straight upwards; its sheer size was unbelievable. It was impossible to even guess how much data it consisted of.

Inside, there were a couple of large cities along with countless small scale towns and villages, forests and plains, and even lakes. Only one stairway linked each floor to another, and the stairways existed in dungeons where large numbers of monsters roamed; so discovering and getting through was no easy matter. However, once someone made a breakthrough and arrived at a city of the upper floor, the «Teleport Gates» there and of every cities in the lower floors would be connected making it possible for anyone to move freely through these levels.

With these conditions, the huge castle had been steadily conquered for two years. The current front line is the 74th floor.

The name of the castle was «Aincrad», a world of battles with swords that continued floating and had engulfed approximately six thousand people. Otherwise known as...

«Sword Art Online».

«Featured Article»

Squad Jam Poster AGGOE2

The «Squad Jam» (スクワッド・ジャム, Sukuwaddo Jamu?) is a recurring team free-for-all tournament in Gun Gale Online that is only available on the Japanese server of the game. The first tournament was sponsored by a gun action novelist, while the second tournament had an anonymous sponsor.

The first Squad Jam was held on February 1, 2026. Unlike the Bullet of Bullets, the first Squad Jam did not have preliminaries and was not broadcast on MMO Stream, although the tournament could be watched in-game. The second Squad Jam began on April 4, 2026 at 13:00. The preliminaries for the second tournament were held the day before the main tournament, on April 3, 2026.

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«Helping Out»

Feel free to contribute to the wiki, just remember the following:

  • Light Novels take precedence over other forms of media.
Novels & Material Editions > Anime > Manga > Other
  • For people who want to upload images, please read our Image Guideline first.
  • If you are uploading light novel or manga screenshots please include page and volume number in the title.
  • Fan content (including fan art, fan fics etc.) is not to be used in the content of official pages. However, they may be freely used on personal user pages or blogs, so long as the Unofficial Image and Personal Photo categories are added to any unofficial image.
  • Do not forget to add appropriate categories to any page you might be creating.
  • Be articulate.
  • Remember to use {{Nihongo}} for names and terms.
  • Always add appropriate infoboxes when creating articles.
  • If you use content from other websites, it is best to obtain permission. We do not want angry villagers with torches and pitch-forks.
  • A page can only be linked once per article. The first mention should be linked to the said article. For example, the first mention of Kirito in an article should be linked, while the second mention of Kirito shouldn't be.
  • For the full list of SAO names see Official Naming, here is a common used name list
    • Kirito
    • Asuna
    • Klein
    • Agil
    • Lisbeth
    • Silica
    • Kuradeel
    • Leafa
    • Heathcliff
    • Sinon
  • Additionally, if you are looking for work on the wiki, check out our community page for some useful links and suggestions on what to work on.
  • If you ever encounter an issue that you as an editor can not fix, the Admin Support may be able to address your problems. Just contact one of our admins through the convenient threads already in place.

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