‘SWORD ART ONLINE’ MOVIE INSPIRES ‘WEISS SCHWARZ’ EXPANSION
Posted September 18th 2017 by CardGameGeek

'Sword Art Online': the Movie - Ordinal Scale


Weiss Schwarz TCG - Sword Art OnlineMore characters and themes from the popular Sword Art Online franchise will be joining Bushiroad’s Weiss Schwarztrading card game with the upcoming Sword Art Online:  The Movie - Ordinal Scale booster expansion, releasing on December 22.

This expansion set draws on material from the Sword Art Online movie, and will include a total of 100 different cards with 22 parallels.  Three of the cards feature all-new artwork for the game drawn by the studio that produced the animated movie.

Cards in this expansion are intended for Neo-Standard decks, and can be combined with any cards from previous Sword Art Online sets, including the most recent set, Sword Art Online Re:  Edit (see “‘Sword Art Online’ Characters Return to ‘Weiss Schwarz’”)

Ordinal Scale will be offered as eight-card booster packs, sold in 20-pack displays.  Each display will include one of four possible PR cards.  Each 16-display carton will also have four exclusive playmats.  Additional SP gold foil signature hot stamp chase cards will be inserted in random packs, featuring autographs from the movie’s voice talent, including Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Kirito), Haruka Tomatsu (Asuna), Kanae Ito (Yui), Ayana Taketatsu (Leafa), Rina Hidaka (Silica), Ayahi Takagaki (Lisbeth), Miyuki Sawashiro (Sinon), and Sayaka Kanda (Yuna).

This English language expansion does not include the gold and silver campaign coupons.

In November, Bushiroad will release Accel World – Infinite Burst for Weiss Schwarz (see “More ‘Accel World’ for ‘Weiss Schwarz’”).

Sword Art Online was recently picked up by Yen Press (see “‘Sword Art Online’ and More”).  The world is also the setting for a card & dice game releasing this fall from Japanime Games (see “‘Sword Art Online Board Game:  Sword of Fellows’”).

Original Article published by ICv2.