Guilty Gear Strive from Arc System Works had its final Season Pass 1 character released alongside the confirmation of crossplay and Season Pass 2 at the Arc Revo America Finals 2021. We featured Guilty Gear Strive as one of the best games of 2021 and one of the best soundtracks of 2021. The final playable character of Season Pass 1 is Testament who is now available on PS5, PS4, and Steam alongside the new battle stage for Season Pass 1 owners. Today, Arc System Works revealed the Guilty Gear Strive version 1.19 update patch notes for on PS5, PS4, and Steam. This update has mostly fixes to various characters and network play.

Guilty Gear Strive version 1.19 update patch notes and balance adjustments

Battle

【System】
・Fixed a camera bug that would sometimes occur when performing a Homing Jump during the counter hit effect.

【May】
・Fixed a bug that would sometimes occur when the opponent’s Overdrive super flash activated while the player was holding down the button for Mr. Dolphin Vertical (All Versions).

【Faust】
・Fixed a bug where the afro would fail to explode under certain conditions.
・Fixed a bug where the banana peel would fail to hit under certain conditions.
・Fixed a bug from the Ver. 1.18 update where the character would sometimes be blown back in an unintended direction after the banana peel hits.

【Zato-1】
・Fixed a bug where Eddie would sometimes disappear regardless of the remaining Eddie Gauge.

【Ramlethal Valentine】
・Fixed a bug where the damage setting for the final hit of Calvados would sometimes be applied multiple times.

【I-No】
・Fixed a bug from the Ver. 1.18 update that made it possible for her to block or back dash directly after her dash begins.

Other Issues

【Issue with Network Play】
We have confirmed several issues with network connection errors, disconnections, difficulty matching, and long connection wait times in online lobbies and player matches. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

The development team is currently looking into several solutions for these problems. Although such fixes will be implemented gradually, we expect to provide improvements in future updates to reduce the frequency of these errors.

Guilty Gear Strive crossplay and Season Pass 2

Guilty Gear Strive will get crossplay between Steam and PS5, PS4 and Season Pass 2 this year.

Guilty Gear Strive is out now on PS5, PS4, and Steam. Read my PS5 review here and platform comparison here.

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