The developer of Guilty Gear Strive Arc System Works has announced plans to postpone the release of the next game in the series until June 11, 2021. This was announced shortly after the completion of the beta version of PlayStation consoles, which allowed players to face multiplayer matches with selected number of playable fighters.
This is the second time Guilty Gear Strive has slowed down. Originally scheduled for release in late 2020, developers are postponing the game until April 9, 2021 in light of the additional challenge of developing games during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the statement of the developer it became clear that more work is needed to get the game to the place where it should be for its full launch.
“As we received valuable feedback after the recent Open Beta Test, we would like to make the most of this opportunity to provide the best possible game,”
The response to the open beta was usually positive. However, a common topic of criticism was the approach to online lobbies, which made matches a bit difficult for players. According to the statement, Arc System works will take this feedback to put some more work into it.
Recently, Arc System Works revealed the final character of the starting lineup of Guilty Gear Strive of 15 fighters, who sees the return of the witch I-No, who travels in time. For more information on Guilty Gear Strive, be sure to come back again with GameSpot for more game status updates.
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