Arc System Works announces EVO 2022 plans including Guilty Gear Strive Season 2 news

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    Arc System Works announced its plans for EVO 2022, which includes news and “sneak peeks” into Guilty Gear Strive Season 2.

    The Arc System Works booth will be present at Bayside D Exhibition Hall, Booth P7. Various ArcLive livestreams will be held with guest appearances from Arc System Works developers such as Daisuke Ishiwatari. Additionally, demo stations of Guilty Gear Strive will be present at the booth.

    All the latest details for EVO 2022 are available below, courtesy of Arc System Works:

    Fans are invited to join the festivities on site at the Arc System Works booth (Bayside D Exhibit Hall, Booth P7) or view online as the team hosts various on-site activations, livestreams with guest appearances from Arc System Works Japan developers, and much more:
    • Guilty Gear -Strive- demo stations
    • Guilty Gear -Strive- exhibition matches
    • ArcLive Livestreams from EVO
    • “The Past, Present, and Future of the Guilty Gear series” Evo Panel
    • Giveaways and so much more!
    A major highlight will be a panel moment led by Guilty Gear series creator Daisuke Ishiwatari, where the team will dive deeper into Arc System Works and the company’s games lineup. This will include a heavy emphasis on the past, present, and future of the Guilty Gear franchise. The lead development team will share behind-the-scenes stories and unreleased archive materials across the creation of the Guilty Gear series, plus news and sneak peeks on what’s in store for Guilty Gear -Strive- Season 2! The panel will also answer questions fielded through the community. Fans can check out the panel livestream on Friday, August 5th, at 10 AM PT streaming on EVO’s Twitch channel.
    In addition to the panel, Daisuke Ishiwatari will be hosting autograph signing sessions on site for fans, and may even partake in Guilty Gear -Strive- exhibition matches. Arc System Works will also hold ArcLive livestream sessions from the booth where Daisuke will showcase live drawings in real time. Fans can check out the ArcLive content on the Arc System Works Twitch channel each day of EVO at 4 PM PT!
    Arc System Works and the fan community continue the 1st-year celebration of Guilty Gear -Strive- as well. Guilty Gear -Strive- has seen the highest tournament entries among titles at the event, and EVO 2022 will also make history as the largest in-person Guilty Gear -Strive- tournament since the game’s release last year. Furthermore, the event will serve as the official kickoff for ARC WORLD TOUR 2022, where the first place winner of EVO’s Guilty Gear -Strive- competition will be invited to the ARC WORLD TOUR finals in March 2023!

    EVO 2022 is set for August 5-7 from the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lastly, Guilty Gear Strive is available now for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC via Steam.

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon and a News Writer at Game Rant. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email:

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