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Guilty Gear -Strive-

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: Fighting
Developer: Arc System Works
Release Date: June 11, 2021

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'Guilty Gear -Strive-' (ALL) Gets Release Date, Special Editions, New Characters, Pre-Order Incentives

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2020 @ 2:19 p.m. PDT

Guilty Gear -Strive- is the latest entry in the fighting game franchise, and upholds the series' reputation for groundbreaking hybrid 2D/3D cell-shaded graphics and intense, rewarding gameplay.

Guilty Gear -Strive- will bring the franchise to the next level with new gameplay and updated design, created by the main development team that is lauded over their previous work.

Arc System Works revealed that the release version of Guilty Gear -Strive- will use rollback netcode for online play. Please note that the rollback implementation is still being developed so the upcoming closed beta will be using a delay-based implementation.

The latest chapter in the Guilty Gear franchise will finally land in the hands of fighting game fans on April 9, 2021 for the PS4, PS5 and PC (Steam) for $59.99, with the Deluxe and Ultimate Edition available on April 6, 2021.

When Guilty Gear -Strive- launches, the game will be available in a variety of editions that will please long-time Guilty Gear fans as well as newcomers to the series, including;

Ultimate Edition ($99.99) will be THE version for diehard Guilty Gear fans and will feature the following;

  • Guilty Gear -Strive- (GGST) Main Game
  • GGST Season Pass 1
  • “GGST Digital Soundtrack and Artworks” an application for the PlayStation4/PlayStation5 that displays various illustrations while playing music from the game. As a bonus, the music can be transferred to personal storage devices such as USB drives!
  • GGST Ultimate Edition Special Colors that adds 5 colors for each character
  • GGST Special Colors for Sol and Ky (Early Purchase Bonus)
  • GGST Heavy Metal Game Case (PS5 [Physical Only])
  • GGST Premium Box (PS5 [Physical Only])

Deluxe Edition will include Guilty Gear -Strive- and Season Pass 1 for $84.99 USD.

Season Pass 1 will grant players access to 5 additional playable characters, 2 additional battle stages, Extra Character Color Pack and bonus story scenario, available on April 6, 2021 for $29.99 USD.

Early Purchase Bonus will give access to special colors for Sol and Ky that also alter the colors of the effects of their attacks. Available only in the initial prints of the physical editions of the game or digital purchases made before April 23, 2021. 

Pre-order Bonus: Customers who pre-order Guilty Gear -Strive- on the PlayStation Store will get one day of early access to the Open Beta Test as an exclusive bonus! See the official site for more details.

Physical pre-orders have begun on the Official Arc System Works Online Store at Digital pre-orders for Playstation4 and Playstation5 platforms will be available on October 13, 2020. Physical pre-orders at participating retailers will be available at a later date.

New Arrivals to the Guilty Gear -Strive- Roster

  • Giovanna: Giovanna is the latest to join the fray! The special operations unit officer and Rei, her wolf spirit companion, will be part of the starting roster for the game. Giovanna allows her wolf spirit to possess her, giving her inhuman speed to gain the advantage over her enemies.
  • Anji Mito: Fan-favorite Anji Mito makes his first appearance in a modern Guilty Gear game and brings to it his graceful and fluid fighting style.

Guilty Gear -Strive- will release for PS4, PS5 and PC on April 9, 2021

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