The development team from Arc System Works that worked on Guilty Gear Strive recently put out a statement on their Steam community board. The game, while supporting 4k resolution, is having issues with slowdown.
Most importantly, this is happening during gameplay, mostly when counter hitting and specific scenes in the Story Mood. They suggest everyone turn off 4k resolution and run the game on the lowest settings to alleviate this problem.
The developer shares:
In preparation for our upcoming Steam launch, we wanted to share a brief notice regarding 4K resolution support.
Guilty Gear -Strive- does support 4K resolutions, however we are aware the game is experiencing severe slowdowns during specific situations in battle (generally when counter-hitting), and during specific scenes in Story Mode.
At this time, we would like to urge users to refrain from using 4K resolutions for online gameplay, while we continue to fix the issue. However, setting graphics quality to the lowest does help alleviate the issue a little.
We thank you all for your support of Guilty Gear -Strive-, and please stay tuned future updates.
With this hitting the PC version specifically, this could mean that this is the worst version to play the game for now. As with this genre, any slow-down can give the other player an advantage or reset a match in a way you were not intending.
They say that they are working to fix this issue and keep your eyes out for future updates from the team.
In case you missed it, check out our raving review based on the PS5 version.
Guilty Gear Strive is available now on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC-via Steam.
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