Arc System Works just revealed a new Guilty Gear Strive trailer during its stream that also finally revealed the release date, editions, and more for the highly anticipated fighting game. In addition to confirming not one but two characters today, Arc System Works also revealed an open beta, pre-order bonus, and season pass. The company previously confirmed that Guilty Gear Strive is coming to PS5 and PC via Steam in addition to PS4. After revealing a few characters over the year, Arc System Works’ previous character reveal was Ramlethal Valentine. Watch the Guilty Gear Strive release date trailer below:

Guilty Gear Strive editions

Guilty Gear Strive is getting a physical release for the standard edition on PS4 and PS5. The Deluxe Edition and Ultimate Edition are digital releases worldwide.

Guilty Gear Strive Deluxe Edition contents

  • Guilty Gear Strive base game
  • Guilty Gear Strive Season Pass 1

Guilty Gear Strive Ultimate Edition contents

  • Guilty Gear Strive base game
  • Guilty Gear Strive Season Pass 1
  • Guilty Gear Strive Digital Soundtracks and Artworks (application for PS4 and PS5)
  • Guilty Gear Strive Ultimate Edition Special Colours

Guilty Gear Strive pre-order bonus

The Guilty Gear Strive early purchase bonus is a set of special colours for Sol and Ky that swap their colours. Digital pre-orders also include one day early access to the open beta.

Guilty Gear Strive new character announcements

Today, Giovanna was announced for Guilty Gear Strive alongside a tease for Anji Mito. The next character will be revealed on January 1, 2021. Watch the new trailer below:

Guilty Gear Strive base roster

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

Guilty Gear Strive Season Pass 1 contents

Guilty Gear Strive Season Pass 1 includes five playable characters, five additional character colours, two stages, and additional story content.

Guilty Gear Strive open beta

An open beta is planned for early 2021 on PS4 and PS5 only.

Will Guilty Gear Strive release in India

While it will release digitally, it is unclear whether the game will see a retail release in India despite Bandai Namco Entertainment having an official distributor in the country. E-xpress Interactive has skipped bringing certain Bandai Namco Entertainment games in the past like Tales of Vesperia Definitive Edition, Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth, and more.

Guilty Gear Strive releases on April 6, 2021 for Ultimate and Deluxe Edition owners and April 9, 2021 for Standard Edition owners on PS4, PS5, and PC via Steam. Pre-orders on console will start rolling out beginning October 12 with Steam at a later date.