Update: Added Guilty Gear Strive Daredevil Edition contents and price.

At EVO 2023, Guilty Gear Strive from Arc System Works had its first Season Pass 3 character revealed alongside a new trailer. The Guilty Gear Strive Johnny character DLC release date is set for August 24 alongside the start of season 3. Guilty Gear Strive Season 3 will bring in four characters from this month into 2024, new stages, colors, and more. Season 3 will also see new mechanics and moves added to the base game for all characters. If you’ve not played the base game yet, we featured Guilty Gear Strive as one of the best games of 2021 and one of the best soundtracks of 2021. Read my PS5 review from launch here and Xbox Series X review here covering the current state of the game. Watch the Guilty Gear Strive Johnny DLC trailer below:

Guilty Gear Strive Season Pass 3 price and contents

Arc System Works revealed that Season Pass 3 has the following:

  • 4 New Characters – Beginning with the Johnny DLC on August 24
  • 2 New Systems – Introducing Wild Assault and Deflect Shield on August 24
  • 2 Additional Battle Stages – Releasing later this year
  • Additional Color Pack #3 – More details to come soon
  • Plus, the Season Pass 3 Purchase Bonus – Enabling players to use a total of 12 additional character colors (4 characters x 3 colors)

Guilty Gear Strive Daredevil Edition contents and price

Arc System Works announced the Guilty Gear Strive Daredevil Edition priced at $99.99 including season passes 1-3, digital sound and artworks, and more. This is a celebration of Season 3 and the 25th anniversary of Guilty Gear.

  • Guilty Gear -Strive- main game
  • Guilty Gear -Strive- Season Pass 1
  • Guilty Gear -Strive- Season Pass 2
  • Guilty Gear -Strive- Season Pass 3
  • Guilty Gear -Strive- digital sound and artworks
  • Guilty Gear -Strive- Daredevil Edition Special Color
  • Guilty Gear 25th Anniversary Colors

Guilty Gear Strive Season 3 update

This Season 3 update will add the following and it will arrive on the Guilty Gear Strive Johnny Release date.

  • New Special Moves – Added to six of 15 initial roster characters. More characters to come in later updates.
  • New Offensive Mechanic – Wild Assault: Perform a lunging attack to the front. Available to all characters. Properties vary depending on the character.
  • New Defensive Mechanic – Deflect Shield: Can block any attack. Including overheads, lows, and projectiles. Available to all characters.

Guilty Gear Strive Johnny DLC release date and price

Asuka R# is out today for $6.99. Johnnh is included in Season Pass 3 or sold separately. 

The game recently hit Xbox platforms including Xbox Game Pass with full cross play. Johnny is the 10th DLC character in Guilty Gear Strive following Asuka #R who arrived a little while ago. Check out the official website here.

Guilty Gear Strive is out now on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Steam. Read my PS5 review here, Xbox review here, and platform comparison here.

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