According to the official website, Bandai Visual's three new OVAs were announced to be premiered at Anime Fes. VS to be held on November 27th. The fourth title hasn't been revealed yet.
The story takes place in Nara city in 2710. Shin-ichi visits there on a school excursion and a white deer suddenly takes his bag away. He chases the deer and meets a mysterious girl Toto, who is running away from a gang of chasers.
Tobias, Mary, and Sakuya challenge the impregnable "The One Shin", but they lose their way in the maze and unintentionally trap other guild members. A mysterious cat is watching their blunder. Is it another player character or NPC?
Oh god, what the hell is that female Kite?! To think I was rejoicing at seeing Nanri Yuka as the theme song artist and a studio that is not Beetrain take on .hack. I'm not sure what to think anymore, they could have just animated Link and ended the franchise...