As revealed by Famitsu, the previously announced .hack//Last Recode will feature a new episode and continuation to G.U.
The 4th episode will feature Haseo receiving a 5th form, alongside a new female character being introduced. Vol. 4 will take place a one year and three months after Vol. 3: Redemption.
More details via Gematsu
Vol. 4 Story
Haseo logs into “The World R:2” for the first time in one year and three months following the events of .hack//G.U. Vol. 3: Redemption. In the large hollow of Qua Holme, he finds a frozen Ovan. Haseo tries to break the ice, but with his current power, he does not have the means to do so. Haseo rounds up his former comrades to go on an adventure to rescue Ovan.
Kusabila (voiced by Sumire Morohoshi)
A mysterious girl who suddenly appears before Haseo. She seems to know about the large hollow of Qua Holme, but…
Haseo 5th Form (voiced by Takahiro Sakurai)
The protagonist. His Adept Rogue (multi-weapon) class enables him to handle more weapons the more he grows.
Premium Edition Content
Game disc (Vol. 1 to 3 + brand new Vol. 4 + Terminal Disc)
Premium Disc Set (soundtrack, drama CD, and anime Blu-ray disc)
“Secret File” booklet (newly written novel and Vol. 4 artworks)