Guilty Gear Strive Cross-Platform Beta Test Set to Kick Off Next Week

Guilty Gear Strive from Arc System Works will get cross-platform beta testing next week, and we have the full schedule and details available. This test will be available for PS4, PS5, and Steam, and will be available to players even if they haven’t purchased the game.

Guilty Gear Strive beta testing schedule across platforms and character roster:

a program: Oct 14, 9AM SST / 9PM ET / 6AM PT – Oct 17, 3PM SST EST / 6AM PT

Pre-loading starts October 13th.

playable characters
All 21 characters (including all currently released DLC characters)

Available modes

Tutorial mode: Learn the basics of how to play.

Mission Mode: Learn useful techniques for matches in mission format.

coexistence pattern: Fight back-to-back battles against COM with a limited set of health.

Training mode: Recreate a variety of positions and practice to your heart’s content.

VS COM, VS 2P: Fight the computer or a friend.

Online match (ranking tower, open park, or player match): Play online against others from all over the world.

combo maker: Create your own original combo or gameplay, and find recipes for other players to try.

digital format: Set up characters, furniture, effects and more to create your own unique scene.

Gallery: Check out the characters and BGM.

From 14 to 17 October 2022, Comet Gear -Strive- It will be available to play at no cost during cross-platform network testing for online multiplayer without platform restrictions. The free trial of the game will not only be limited to online matches, but will also have various modes such as extensive tutorials for new players in the genre, a training mode to practice within a wide variety of settings, as well as all the additional DLC characters like from Bridget’s launch.

Released in 2021, Guilty Gear Strive has seen continued post-launch support with new fighters, fighter levels and mods. You can read our review of the game here, where we state, “The heart of the Guilty Gear franchise is strong in Strive, featuring insanely enjoyable gameplay, and lavish visuals that position this as one of the most skilled fighters in history.”