BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment (BNE) and Arc System Works (ASW) has announced that Guilty Gear -Strive- will be published in EMEA and Asia (except South Korea and Japan) by BNE on PlayStation 4 this Autumn 2020.
Guilty Gear -Strive- is the seventh main instalment in the Guilty Gear Franchise. This latest version will bring the series to the next level with new gameplay and improved design, developed by the main development team that has been praised for their previous work.
“We are pleased to announce that BANDAI NAMCO ENTERTAINMENT will be distributing the latest title in the Guilty Gear series, “Guilty Gear -Strive-“. I am surprised that the chit-chat I have exchanged with Harada-san a few years ago has come to fruition.”
“I wish this partnership will bring new joy to more users in Europe and Asia.. We are working hard with BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment to get people in Europe and Asia to play Guilty Gear more than ever before. Please look forward to it!”
Daisuke Ishiwatari, General Director of Guilty Gear Series
The will be a closed beta test held on April 16 to April 19, 2020. Both Online Matchplay and VS COM will be available in the beta and participants will be able to play with Sol, Ky, Chipp, Axl Potemkin, May, and Faust.
“I have always been thinking that it would be great to partner with Arc System Works, and I’m happy we were able to push this forward.
We wish to further enhance and promote the fighting game community together.”
“The continued collaboration between the two means we can bring more exciting games to every dojo around the world!”
Katsuhiro Harada, BANDAI NAMCO General Producer