Guilty Gear Strive Cross-Play Beta and Balance Update Announced

Guilty Gear Strive Cross-Play Beta and Balance Update Announced

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Changes are on the way for Guilty Gear Strive. Arc System Works shared details about things to come in a first anniversary stream. It heralded information about upcoming changes and features. Namely, on June 10, 2022, a Guilty Gear Strive large scale balance update will appear and be followed by a cross-play beta test.

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First, some details about the Guilty Gear Strive large scale balance update came up. This will rebalance every playable character. It will also involve adjustments to the control scheme and unspecified mechanics. Arc System Works will talk more about it closer to launch and provide patch notes.

As for the Guilty Gear Strive cross-play beta test, details are even more vague. It is expected to occur in Summer 2022. The presentation said this is the planned date, which means it could change. The Steam announcement mentioned it will be for PlayStation and PC players on Steam, but didn’t confirm if both the PS4 and PS5 versions will be involved.

While season 2 DLC information was supposed to come up during the presentation, no announcements seemed to appear.

Here is the full presentation.

Guilty Gear Strive is available on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC, and its balance update will arrive on June 10, 2022.

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