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– Plus, More Guilty Gear -Strive- Updates and Season Pass 2 News Announced

SINGAPORE – 28 March 2022 – During their ARCREVO America Finals event that was held on 19 March 2022, Arc System Works America, Inc. revealed that longtime fan-favorite boss Testament is making their debut as a playable character in the acclaimed 2.5 fighting game, Guilty Gear -Strive-, for PlayStation®4 / PlayStation®5 / Steam.

The elegant grim reaper, Testament, will be debuting as a playable character for Guilty Gear -Strive- Season Pass 1 owners on March 28 and individual purchase starting March 31. Testament specialises in fighting from a distance using long-ranged scythe moves and attacks from their demon familiars. Check out the new character trailer below to see Testament’s play style in action.

In addition, Guilty Gear -Strive- players will see further new game content and features, such as:

● White House Reborn – Introducing a new battle stage, White House Reborn… The additional battle stage White House Reborn, as the name implies, features the Presidential Residence of the United States. It serves as a key stage in the Story Mode, and suffers major damage during the story’s events. It is currently under the process of reconstruction, and has already been restored to its position as the center of the government. Season Pass 1 owners will gain access to the stage after the update patch on March 28, while Individual purchase ($1.99) for the PlayStation®4 / PlayStation®5 versions begins on March 31 and Steam version on March 28.

● Digital Figure Mode – An all-new mode bringing endless creative possibilities, where players can create their own unique scene by placing characters, furniture, effects, and more. You can even adjust the characters’ expressions, camera angles, filters, and more, as well as share creations with other players online. Digital Figure Mode will be available for play after maintenance on March 28. Check out the new mode here.

● “Another Story” Release – Bringing new missions for players, and the final item in the Guilty Gear -Strive- Season Pass 1. “Another Story” shows an alternate perspective on the game’s lore, highlighting many characters who did not make an appearance in the main story. “Another Story” is planned for release at the end of April.

Arc System Works is also excited to confirm the development for Season 2 in Guilty Gear -Strive-! Season 2 will include 4 additional characters, as well as cross-platform play between PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, and Steam versions. Updates are also being prepared to improve the servers, reduce connection time to the server, and stabilize network modes.

Stay tuned for updates regarding Season 2.

Guilty Gear -Strive- is available on the PlayStation®4 / PlayStation®5 / Steam at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia’s e-store.

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Title Information
Title: Guilty Gear -Strive-
Platform: PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PC via Steam®
Release date: 11 June 2021
No. of Players: 1-2 players
Genre: Fighting

About Guilty Gear -Strive-
Guilty Gear -Strive- is the latest entry in the critically acclaimed Guilty Gear fighting game franchise. Created by Daisuke Ishiwatari and developed by Arc System Works, Guilty Gear -Strive- upholds the series’ reputation for groundbreaking hybrid 2D/3D cell-shaded graphics and intense, rewarding gameplay. Guilty Gear -Strive- is out now for PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, and PC. For more information, please visit the Guilty Gear -Strive- home page at: https://www.arcsystemworks.jp/guiltygear/en/

About Arc System Works America
Arc System Works America (ASW America), the North American branch of Arc System Works, is the premier publisher and developer of the widely popular Guilty Gear and BlazBlue franchises. Deep rooted in the communities it builds, ASW America strives to bring unforgettable experiences to its passionate fanbase.


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About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia Pte Ltd.
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia Pte Ltd. part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN®, TEKKEN®, SOULCALIBUR®, NARUTO®, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN®, Dragon Ball®, GALAGA®, RIDGE RACER® and ACE COMBAT®. More information about the company and its products can be found at http://www.bandainamcoent.asia.

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