Arc System Works recently released Guilty Gear Strive‘s third DLC character from Season Pass 1 with Happy Chaos who is out now on all platforms. Guilty Gear Strive from Arc System Works and Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe arrived on PS5, PS4, and PC via Steam earlier this year. It has since added Jack-O as DLCGoldlewis Dickinson, and Happy Chaos as DLC. If you’ve not gotten Guilty Gear Strive yet, it is one of the best games of the year. Read my review of the PS5 version here. Read my PS4 and PS5 comparison here. Today, Arc System Works revealed that Baiken joins Guilty Gear Strive beginning January 28. Watch the Guilty Gear Strive Baiken gameplay trailer below:

Watch the Guilty Gear Strive free update Combo Maker showcase trailer below:

Guilty Gear Strive Baiken release date

Players who own the GGST Season Pass 1 will have access to Baiken from January 28 which is a bit earlier than the standalone purchase (January 31) as with prior DLC.

Guilty Gear Strive DLC roadmap for season 1 characters and stages

The Guilty Gear Strive DLC roadmap includes free updates, paid DLC, and more. 

July 2021: Additional character 1 – Goldlewis Dickinson
August 2021: Additional character 2 – Jack O
November 2021: Additional character 3 – Happy Chaos
January 2022: Additional character 4 – Baiken
After Fall 2021: Additional character 5, additional battle stages, another story.

Another story will only be included in the Season Pass and not sold separately.

Guilty Gear Strive free update plans

Periodic additions after release for Guilty Gear Strive include:

  • Combo Maker (coming this month)
  • Additional customization features for player match rooms
  • Digital Figure Mode

Guilty Gear Strive full roster

The Guilty Gear Strive base roster includes 15 playable characters. This includes

Guilty Gear Strive Season Pass 1 contents and price

Guilty Gear Strive Season Pass 1 includes five playable characters, five additional character colours, two stages, and additional story content. The pass will be priced at $29.99 on release.

Guilty Gear Strive is out now on PS5, PS4, and Steam.

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