Patch Notes

SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris Ver1.05 Patch Notes

Thank you for playing SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris.


The latest patch ver1.05 has been released to fix major / minor bugs and some improvements to overall gaming experience on PS4, XB1, and PC (Steam). Please see below for details.



  • Fixed the quest “The Three Keys” from freezing while using “Main Quest Recovery”



  • Added fast travel at an access point close to the Raid Dungeon

*Players must interact and activate the access point in order to fast travel.



  • Fixed Alice’s eyepatch disappearing in her 2D illustration after changing her appearance in visualize attire
  • Fixed the game crashing when the player sets a Wayfarer as their sub partner and selecting “Save and Return to Title”
  • Credits can now be ended by left clicking on a keyboard



  • Fixed Skill Connect not triggering when landing a normal attack using the Dual Wield
  • Fixed the play avatar using a single-handed sword skill while equipping the Dual Wield on certain occasions
  • Fixed the game soft locking when selecting retry after all team members are defeated while one of the players is opening up a sub menu
  • Fixed the HP not healing to max when selecting retry after the player has been defeated while being Immolated



  • Fixed the party member select menu not displaying properly in the Raid dungeon when entering the menu while controlling a partner character
  • The time of the data saved will now display on the title screen
  • Moved the “Chapter Save” under the Recovery Tool in the title screen



  • Fixed the game crashing when closing the menu screen after opening it for a certain amount of time during Multiplayer
  • Fixed players being able to recruit members with an already completed quest
  • Fixed the invisible wall preventing other players to join a battle that occurs during an episode quest
  • Fixed avatars unable to be uploaded while setting a certain Persona



  • Added options to change the difficulty of the Multiplayer



  • Fixed other minor bugs and issues


We hope that the above bug fixes will provide a smoother gameplay experience. We will continue improving the game in future updates, specifically:


  • Loading times
  • Frame rates
  • Auto save features
  • Camera movements
  • Mouse/Key settings



  • SAO Shop is currently planned to open in late September or later. Stay tuned for more updates!


Thank you again for your continued support, patience and feedback.


Release Date:

SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris, the latest game based on one of the most popular Anime stories ever made, will immerse you into the perfectly represented virtual world “Underworld” set in the Alicization arc.

Xbox One