Following the earlier reveal including characters and release date, Arc System Works released another trailer and more info about Guilty Gear -Strive-.
The trailer focuses on the story, providing a look at the narrative part of the game, which we already know will be very sizable.
We also get the confirmation that the April 9 release date (for PS5, PS4, and PC) is also valid for the west.
That being said, those who will buy the Deluxe and Ultimate editions will be able to play on April 6. This early access version will have only 13 characters (Mito Anji and the last yet unknown character won’t be included), all offline modes, and the pòrologue of the story mode.
The last two characters, the online modes, and the rest of the story will become playable alongside the general release on April 9.
We also learn about the first season pass (which likely means that more are planned). It’ll include five playable characters, extra colors (five colors for each of the 20 characters), two additional stages, and the “Another Story” narrative scenario.
Early purchase bonuses will include special character colors that swap Sol & Ky’s default colors and a special item only for them that changes the color of their fire and lightning attacks.
A beta test will launched on the PlayStation Store in early 2021 with day 1 access granted to those who pre-order.
The Ultimate Edition includes the aforementioned Season Pass 1, a digital soundtrack and artbook, and a set of special colors. The Deluxe Edition includes the season pass. Both will be digital-only.
You can check out the trailer below, alongside a few official screenshot including Giovanna’s gameplay and the bonus color for and Sol.
If you want to see more of Guilty Gear –Strive–, you can also check out the latest gameplay, the original announcement from EVO 2019, an earlier trailer showcasing Sol Badguy and Ky Kiske, and teasing May. Another trailer revealed Axl Low, one showcased more of his gameplay, the previous promotional video unveiled Chipp Zanuff and Potemkin, the one showcasing more of the two and unveiled Faust, another with more gameplay, one showcasing Millia Rage and Zato=1, and another revealing Leo Whitefang & Nagoriyuki.