After releasing a preview for the Switch release of Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization, Bandai Namco sweetened the pot by also announcing the exact release date for the American and European release of the game. With a release date of May 24, it looks like fans from the west will have to wait a month while Japanese Switch owners are playing with theirs.
The American release of Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization will be a digital-only release via the Nintendo eShop, while Europe will also get a physical release. The Switch version of Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization will include all the expansions and DLC content released for the game, which so far includes Abyss of the Shrine Maiden and Warriors of the Sky.
The official synopsis from Bandai Namco:
Return to the world of Aincrad as Kirito and his friends are pulled into the Virtual Reality MMORPG called Sword Art: Origin, a game housed on the same servers that hosted the death-game Sword Art Online. However, this game is not quite the same one as he escaped years ago…