Arc System Works revealed the final character in the Guilty Gear Strive Season 1 pass.
As announced during the Guilty Gear Strive ARCREVO America Finals, Arc System Works announced that boss character Testament is returning to the series. Testament is a ranged fighter who uses their scythe to hit opponents from afar.
Check out the screenshots below.
Guilty Gear Strive – Testament Screenshots
Furthermore, Arc System Works announced that it is working on Season 2 for Guilty Gear Strive which will add four additional characters to the roster. Plus, add cross-platform play between PS4, PS5, and Steam PC.
Arc System Works, known for developing visually-stunning fighting games, is going all out on announcements. Alongside Testament and the new season pass, ASW announced three new features coming to Guilty Gear Strive.
They include the new battle stage White House Reborn, which will be part of the Season Pass or can be purchased separately for $1.99.
There is also a Digital Figure Mode, which sounds similar to a Photo Mode. Players can create unique scenes by placing characters, furniture, effects, and more, as well as adjust a characters’ expression, camera angles, filters, and share these scenes online. The new mode will be available on March 28.
Lastly, there will be ‘Another Story’ which are new story missions that show alternate perspectives on the game’s lore from characters who did not appear in the main story. This will be available in the Season 1 Pass at the end of April.
Guilty Gear Strive will highlight another fighting game series later this year when Arc World Tour returns in 2022. Strive will highlight the event alongside the upcoming Dungeon Fighter Online fighting game DNF Duel. Sponsored by Nexon, the event features a $100,000 prize pool per game.
Check out IGN’s Guilty Gear Strive review here where we called it the “new standard for anime-like fighting games[.]”
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