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Guilty Gear -Strive- Game Reveals April 6 Release Date

Guilty Gear is an award-winning fighting game series, well-known for its detailed anime-style graphics, colorful characters, and technical gameplay.

Guilty Gear – Strive will be the seventh and final mainline installment, and overall the twenty-fourth release of the Guilty Gear series.

Guilty Gear Strive
Guilty Gear | Source: Playstation

ArcSystemWorks announced that Deluxe and Ultimate Editions would be launching on April 6, 2021, and the Standard Edition on April 9, 2021.

These announcements were made on the release of Guilty Gear Strive during the “Guilty Gear Strive Official Live Stream New Info Special.”

GUILTY GEAR 生放送 最新情報特盛スペシャル!
Trailer of Guilty Gear

The company has also released a trailer that reveals the new character Giovanna and shows a glimpse of a character that looks like Mito Anji.

The video also reveals that the game will be having an initial roster of 15 characters at launch.

Guilty Gear -Strive- Release Date Announcement Trailer [English]
Guilty Gear -Strive- Release Date Announcement

The game was initially scheduled to be released in late 2020 but was delayed due to the COVID 19 pandemic.

The game will be released for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC(via Steam).

Special colors for Sol and Ky will be available for those who pre-order the game.

The Deluxe Edition includes a copy of Guilty Gear Strive and the Season Pass 1. The bigger and pricier Ultimate Edition includes the digital soundtrack and artwork, and Ultimate Edition special colors along with the contents of the Deluxe Edition.

Season Pass 1 Benefits

  • Five additional playable characters
  • Additional battle stages (2 stages)
  • Additional color pack (5 colors for each character)
  • Another story (looks to be a new story mode chapter)

The game will also have an arcade version through the ALL.Net P-ras MULTI Version 3 service.

The company streamed two music videos for the “Smell of the Game” and “What do you fight for” songs that will appear in the game.

GUILTY GEAR -STRIVE- "Smell of the Game" MV (Short Ver.)
Music Videos for the “Smell of the Game” Song
GUILTY GEAR -STRIVE- "What do you fight for" MV (Short Ver.)
Music Videos for the “What do you fight for Song

It has been confirmed, the game’s story will follow the Guilty Gear Xrd story. You can catch up on the Xrd story on YouTube, through the GUILTY GEAR Xrd -SIGN- Story Mode Chapter 1 (Official Video) that premieres on October 12, on the official YouTube channel of Arc System Works.

GUILTY GEAR Xrd -SIGN- Story Mode Chapter 1 (Official Video)
Official Video of Story Mode Chapter 1

About Guilty Gear Series

Guilty Gear is a series of fighting game well-known for its detailed anime-style graphics, colorful characters, technical gameplay designed by artist Daisuke Ishiwatari.

The first game debuted on PlayStation on May 14, 1998, which later spawned several sequels. The game was adapted to other media such as manga and drama CD. BlazBlue is considered a spiritual successor of this game series.

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