Guilty Gear Strive DLC and update roadmap revealed at EVO 2022

    New content coming throughout the next year.

    During EVO 2022, Arc System Works revealed the tentative DLC and update roadmap for Guilty Gear Strive for 2022 and 2023.

    Guilty Gear Strive receives four new DLC characters between summer 2022 and 2023. This summer, the game receives DLC character #6, additional colors, and a brand-new update. The update reduces input delay on PlayStation 5 and connection time for initial server connections on Steam.

    A crossplay beta test is planned for mid-September 2022 according to the Guilty Gear Strive roadmap from EVO 2022. More information about the beta will be announced soon. The crossplay update for Guilty Gear Strive releases in fall 2022. Furthermore, DLC character #7 releases this fall.

    A major battle balance patch is planned for winter 2022. In 2023, Guilty Gear Strive DLC characters #8 and #9 release with two additional stages. As a reminder, the roadmap is subject to change as 2023 approaches.

    Guilty Gear Strive is available now for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC via Steam. Lastly, here’s an overview of the fighting game via the Steam page:

    Discover the Smell of the Game with Guilty Gear -Strive-! Immerse yourself in new gameplay mechanics designed to be simple and welcoming for fighting game newcomers, yet deep and creative for veterans. Ride the Fire into a heavy metal inspired alternate future full of over-the-top action, style and fun! Blazing!

    “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 a high octane soundtrack, groundbreaking hybrid 2D/3D cell-shaded graphics and intense, rewarding gameplay.

    ◆The fate of the universe will be determined…

    Head into the final confrontation with That Man, the person responsible for all the destruction and damage to the world and and it’s inhabitants. Join Sol Badguy, his rival Ky Kiske, and a total starting roster of 15 unique characters as they face the astonishing conclusion to a story 20 years in the making!

    ◆A Sensory BLAST for Your Eyes and Ears

    Rock out to the thrashing tracks laid down by series creator and music composer, Daisuke Ishiwatari! Bang your head and beat your opponent to the killer soundtrack while being blown away by the most stunning and dynamic 3D cell-shaded visuals produced to date!

    ◆New Revolution in Fighting Games!

    Guilty Gear -Strive- brings a number of new and innovative game play mechanics designed to allow players new to the series to quickly learn the fundamentals while maintaining the deep, creative gameplay Guilty Gear is praised for. New additions to the series such as a wall-breaking mechanic will allow for new and exciting approaches to battle.
    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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