The Sword Art Online franchise has always been about being trapped in virtual worlds for titular hero Kirito. And despite some really lacking, and hilariously satirized character and story choices, the anime and games based on the property or extremely popular. Various games have been made, and they have all borrowed heavily from JRPG and visual novel formulas to make things work. The newest game, Sword Art Online: Alicization Loris, takes the story path in a more familiar direction, retelling a narrative familiar to fans. But at least it does throw in some new twists. One such new addition is a system for full multiplayer in Sword Art Online: Alicization Loris.
The game also features a very comprehensive crafting system that players can spend time with as well.
Matches can contain up to four people. And you can simply host a multiplayer session of Sword Art Online: Alicization Loris and wait for people to join if you wish. But if that’s not your kind of thing, here’s how to set up multiplayer in Sword Art Online: Alicization Loris.
How to unlock multiplayer in Sword Art Online: Alicization Loris
The bad news is, you will not have access to the multiplayer straight away, you have to learn how to play the game first.
The first thing you need to do to unlock party play is to complete the first act of the game. This at of the game is pretty long, taking 10-20 hours depending on how long you spend with each objective. From there, it’s time to actually get going and start adventuring with pals. You will be using the online connection modes that will allow you to either join up with friends or get matched with random players.
There are multiple methods for accessing multiplayer in Sword Art Online: Alicization Loris. Each one will vary a bit depending on how you access it, but the end result is the same. You can find your friends based on their IDs, but you have other options as well. You can also search for a match in Sword Art Online: Alicization Loris via the quest your on as well. So if you’re having trouble with the later stages, you can find other players to team up with.
- Search by quest
- Join an online instance by choosing which quest you want to pursue.
- Search friends
- Join quests that players on your friends list have set up.
- Search by online ID
- Join quests that specific online players have set up.
- Quick match
- Quickly join an online instance for any quest you have access to.
Depending on which option you choose, you will either get matched up with a pal or a random stranger. If you don’t care, just use the Quick Match to get into a game right away. You can also set a password to lock the session to only those with the password. Using this in concert with the ID search of quest matching can help you secure a game with your friend or another partner very easily.