Genre Type: F2P RPG MMO
Platform Accessibility: Web Browser
Development By: GameSprite
SAO’s Legend is a free to play browser RPG set in the world of the Sword Art Online anime. Players are taken to a virtual reality universe and get trapped inside; they must defeat enemies within to find a way out and log off. The game revolves around a story driven epic that follow a long PVE campaign arc sending players across this vast online world, meeting familiar faces from the show and become the hero that will save them all.
The primary focus of the game is building up your hero character by completing various challenges to earn XP and level up as well as currency to take advantage of the various features and improve your character and gear. There are four different classes to play: Priest, Ranger, Swordsman and Knight; by levelling up players unlock new skills and make their character strong whilst simultaneously gaining access to new features that provide a wealth of PVE and PVP content.
Players can take control of their character, guiding them around the world, interacting with NPCs to pick up quests, or fighting against enemy creatures and characters from this world. Alternatively players can take advantage of the full AFK combat option where the players’ characters automatically move through the game world, kill mobs relating to their active quest, automatically equip gear and more, leaving players with minimal involvement who can just enjoy the progressing story.
There are lots of different ways to keep improving a character, which increases their power rating based off their cumulative skills, gear and enhancements. Each player has 12 equipment slots allowing for accessories, weapon and armor that will grant significant stat boosts to the character, as well as this there are a variety of features in place that allow players to further improve their gear. The Polish system uses up HP, Attack an d Defense crystals, which increases these properties directly on a piece of gear, different equipment slots can only use certain types of crystals, such as Weapons, Ring, Necklace and Pendant use Attack crystals, Earrings, Armor, Bracelet and Shoulder Pads use Defense Crystals and Boots, Gloves, Helmet and Leggings use HP Crystals. A similar system works with the Gemstone system where players can use Essence to activate gemstones in different gear pieces, or the Fortify system which uses Fortify Stones to increase the basic attributes of an item.
The stronger a player becomes the higher the challenges they can attempt, with new events unlocked all the time players have a variety of options to enjoy, ranging from the Gear Instances where players to acquire new gear items, Team Instance which allows players to go up against powerful Bosses which requires a few players to complete, Encounters that allow players to complete different stages and unlock new Girl Friends. For players who like to fight against each other they can take a trip to the Arena to face off against other players and challenge each other for rank and rewards depending on how high they are able to climb on the leader board.
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