Guilty Gear: Strive Confirms PS5 and PC Release; Adds Leo Whitefang and Nagoriyuki to the Roster
Arc System Works announced that Guilty Gear: Strive is coming to PlayStation 5 and PC-via Steam alongside the PlayStation 4 release in 2021.
The developer also announced during the Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable that series veteran Leo Whitefang will return to the roster with new abilities and moveset. Additionally, the team revealed Nagoriyuki as a new character who has been shrouded in mystery up until now.
Nagoriyuki is a vampire with a unique set up skills using a sword to slash at his enemies. More will be revealed soon. Leo Whitefang is one of the Allied Kings of the Allied Kingdom of Illyria, he is an accomplished warrior with a relentless fighting style.
Guilty Gear was initially released in 1998 as a 2D fighting game for hardcore fans of the genre. The series continued this approach in its design as well as excelling in creating a pretty metal and upbeat soundtrack for every title.
Currently, the newest title in the series was released in 2017 as Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2, which introduced two new playable characters and added a rebalancing update to the rest of the roster. Additionally, the updated game also released on PC and console simultaneously, which was a first for the series.
In case you missed it, the newest characters to be added to the game were Chipp and Potemkin and Millia Rage and Zato=1. Players can also check out Faust gameplay.
You can watch the new character reveal trailer below:
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