Xseed Games and Cygames just released the Granblue Fantasy: Versus version 1.21 update on PC. This update arrives a few days after the PS4 version bringing balance changes and new DLC characters to the fantastic fighting game. The DLC characters added today on PC are Soriz and Djeeta. Both are included in the Character Pass Set. In addition to that, a new paid DLC stage is also available on Steam here. Watch the Djeeta English trailer below:

Granblue Fantasy Versus version 1.21 update PC patch notes and character balance changes

Soriz and Djeeta have been added as playable characters and additional weapons are now available in RPG Mode. Additionally, updates and bug fixes have been applied to certain modes.

General

  • Playable characters, Soriz and Djeeta, have been added.
  • A battle stage, Lumacie Archipelago, has been added.
  • Lobby avatars, Rosetta and Yggdrasil, have been added.

The above content is available with a separate DLC purchase.
The weapon skins for the new 2 DLC characters have been added.

Soriz

  • Way of the Burly
  • Tattoo Fist
  • Gauntlet
  • Drakewing Knuckles
  • Rope Knuckles
  • Wyrmtiger Claw
  • Crimson Vyrnger

*Way of the Burly is Soriz’s default weapon skin. The other weapon skins can be obtained through RPG Mode.

Djeeta

  • Partenza
  • Albacore Blade
  • Sword of Bahamut Coda
  • Seven-Star Sword
  • Alter Ego Awakening
  • Blade of Eternal Splendor
  • Excalivyrn

*Partenza is Djeeta’s default weapon skin. The other weapon skins can be obtained and selected through RPG Mode.

The following new music tracks have been added.

  • VS. Soriz (Macho Ultimatum)
  • VS. Djeeta (The Same Blue Sky)

*These are selectable only if the character is available as a playable character.

RPG Mode

The following new quests have been added.

A Date with the Wind
Location: Albion Citadel
Unlock Requirement: Clear Episode 9: “Primal Beast Ares” (Normal)
*Djeeta must be available as a playable character to start this quest.
*This quest will still be displayed even if Djeeta is not available as a playable character.

Wherever Your Path Leads
Location: Lumacie Archipelago
Unlock Requirement: Clear “A Date with the Wind” and Episode 34: “The Rose Trial”
*This quest will still be displayed even if Djeeta is not available as a playable character.

Sky Realm Wanderer (Hard)
Location: The Grandcypher
Unlock Requirement: Unlock The Grandcypher (Hard)

True Manliness
Location: Fremel Island
Unlock Requirement: Clear Episode 10: “The Fremel Incident” (Normal)
*Soriz must be available as a playable character to start this quest.
*This quest will still be displayed even if Soriz is not available as a playable character.

Chestnut Locks, Longing Looks
Location: Auguste Isles
Unlock Requirement: Clear “True Manliness” and Episode 21: “Unlooked-For Love”
*This quest will still be displayed even if Soriz is not available as a playable character.

The Manly Road to Manliness (Hard)
Location: Auguste Isles
Unlock Requirement: Unlock Auguste Isles (Hard)

The following characters can now be selected as the Quest Character and the Partner.

  • Soriz
  • Djeeta

*The character must be playable in order to be selected.

The following new weapons have been added.

  • Heiliges Schwert (SSR/Wind)
  • Spear of Assail (SSR/Wind)
  • Wyrmtiger Claw (SSR/Earth)
  • Blade of Eternal Splendor (SSR/Light)
  • Seven-Star Sword (SSR/Light)
  • Albacore Blade (SSR/Dark)
  • Sword of Bahamut Coda (SSR/Dark)
  • Alter Ego Awakening (SSR/Dark)
  • Rope Knuckles (SR/Fire)
  • Drakewing Knuckles (SR/Earth)
  • Gauntlet (R/Water)
  • Tattoo Fist (R/Water)
  • Crimson Vyrnger (R/Dark)
  • Excalivyrn (R/Dark)

*You can obtain them through “Forge Weapons” in Siero’s Shop or with weapon tickets.
*Certain weapons can also be obtained through the newly added quests.

The following new treasures have been added.

  • Soriz’s Medal
  • Djeeta’s Medal

*These items can be obtained through certain quests on Hard difficulty.

Color variants for Soriz and Djeeta have been added to Siero’s Shop.

New bonus missions have been added.

Arcade Mode

Soriz and Djeeta will now make appearances as opponents.
*Even if these characters aren’t playable, they will still appear as opponents in Arcade Mode.

Free Training

Character Specific Settings

  • The H.P.A gauge will not run out when the duration of “Human! Pyramid! Attack!” is set to Infinite.
  • The H.P.A gauge will not run out when the duration of “Try This on for Size!” is set to Infinite.

Frame Advantage Display

  • “Even” has been added.
  • “Even” is displayed when both players can move at the same time.

Mission Training

Missions related to Soriz and Djeeta have been added.
*The character must be playable in order to access their missions.

Gallery

The following tracks have been added to the Battle Music section.

  • VS Soriz (Macho Ultimatum)
  • VS Djeeta (The Same Blue Sky)

*These can be purchased with renown pendants.

Profile

New trophies have been added.
The following new lobby avatars have been added.

  • Soriz
  • Djeeta
  • Yggdrasil
  • Rosetta

*Soriz and Djeeta avatars will be available only if those characters are playable.
*Yggdrasil and Rosetta avatars will be available by purchasing the DLC battle stage Lumacie Archipelago.

Online

Ranked Match: You can now see how many VS. Level victory stars you have at the entry screen.
When a Win Streak bonus is activated, the obtained victory stars will change in color.
The victory star color will change during a promotion trial.

Room Match: The notification for the beginning and ending of server maintenance will be displayed in the Chat Log.

Replay: An “X” will be displayed on replays that are not compatible with the latest version.
*Replay versions that are not up to date cannot be played.

Character Adjustments

Some adjustments have been made to certain characters.

Charlotta
Issue – Details
(In Versus and RPG Mode)
Shining Onslaught (Technical Input) – After inputting the command, if the directional input is set neutral or down, the move will no longer come out.

Percival
Issue – Details
(In Versus and RPG Mode)
Crouching H – The upper hurtbox on startup has been reduced. The hitbox has been increased.
Crouching U – The recovery has been reduced.
Jump H – The startup has been made faster.
X-Seele – Upon a successful throw, the stagger time and the frame advantage time (the time to confirm a hit) have been increased.
*Percival’s recovery has not been changed.

Metera
Issue – Details
(In Versus and RPG Mode)
Crouching H – The hitbox on her first active frames has been increased.
Down back H – The upper hurtbox on startup has been reduced, matching her crouching H. The hitbox on her first active frames has also been increased.
Aetherial Seal – When a butterfly is shot with an arrow, the cooldown has been changed where it won’t be overwritten, but paused. After the hitbox has disappeared, the cooldown will continue where it left off.

Lowain
Issue – Details
(In Versus and RPG Mode)
Close standing M – The recovery has been reduced.
Far standing M – The recovery has been reduced.
Crouching H – The startup has been made faster.

Zeta
Issue – Details
(In Versus and RPG Mode)
Far standing M – The recovery has been reduced.
Crouching M – The recovery has been reduced.
Close standing H – The recovery has been reduced.
Crouching H – The upper hurtbox on startup has been reduced. The hitbox has been increased and the recovery has been reduced.
Spear of Arvess (Technical Input) – After inputting the command, if the direction is not held forward, the move will no longer come out.
*The command input is now the same as Lancelot’s Blade Impulse.
Spear of Arvess (L) – The startup has been reduced.
Spear of Arvess (Rise) (M)
Spear of Arvess (Fall) (M)
Spear of Arvess (Vertical up & down) – Spear of Arvess’ (vertical up & down) hitbox has been expanded.

Vaseraga
Issue – Details
(In Versus and RPG Mode)
Close standing H – The recovery has been reduced.
Crouching H – The upper hurtbox on startup has been reduced. The recovery has been reduced.
Crouching U – The recovery has been reduced.
Jump M – The startup has been made faster.
Soul Forge – The startup has been made faster. The time to gain armor has been made faster. The recovery has been reduced. Ground stagger and block stun length has been reduced.
*The frame advantage on hit stun and block stun have not been changed.
Battalions of Fear (Technical Input) – After inputting the command, if the final directional input is neutral or down, the move will no longer come out.
Bloody Moon – The startup has been made faster. The counter state after the attack has been removed.
Aftermath – Even if the lingering active frames hit, as long as the range is close, it will transition into animation.

Beelzebub
Issue – Details
(In Versus and RPG Mode)
Skill Icon – Langelaan Field’s icon has been fixed to be an invincible icon.

Bug Fixes

Beelzebub: Fixed Issue – Fix Details
Recovery and backwards recovery – Fixed a bug where the duration was greater than for other characters.
(RPG Mode Only)
Air Throw – Fixed a bug where Beelzebub would throw certain foes in reverse.

Narmaya: Fixed Issue – Fix Details
(In Versus and RPG Mode)
Recovery and backwards recovery – Fixed a bug where the duration was greater than for other characters.
(RPG Mode only)
Air Throw – Fixed a bug where Narmaya would throw certain foes in reverse.

RPG Mode

  • Fixed a bug where even after collecting 11 Vyrn weapons, the “Vyrn Lovers Anonymous” trophy would not unlock.
  • Fixed a rare bug where the application would crash when transitioning to a dialogue scene.
  • Shortened the load time when transitioning to a dialogue scene.

Online

  • Fixed a bug where even after purchasing a lobby avatar or colors, the new “!” mark would not be displayed.
  • Fixed a bug where after a player goes to Ranking, changes the Display Settings and watches a replay, the settings would revert back to default.

Others

  • Fixed a rare bug where the application would crash during the loading screen under certain conditions.
  • Fixed text bugs.
  • Applied minor bug fixes.

Granblue Fantasy: Versus is now available on PS4 and PC via Steam. Read my review for it here on PS4 Pro and here on PC.