Polish up that anchor, May

Arc System Works actually obtained followers in a tizzy with its announcement of Guilty Gear Strive, the most recent entry within the long-running anime combating sport collection. While the sequel itself may not have been too shocking, the character trailers that adopted – featuring amazing characters redesigns and some beautiful animation – have definitely obtained folks amped for the wild franchise’s return.

Guilty Gear Strive made its playable debut on the ARCREVO match again in October, with the identical demo presently scheduled to look at Frosty Faustings in Chicago this coming weekend, after which once more at EVO Japan 2020, which takes place on the weekend of January 24-26.

It additionally appears, nevertheless, that ArcSys has a closed beta deliberate for GG Strive, which can almost certainly be used to check out the sport’s all-important netcode, a still-not-nailed drawback for a lot of main fighters, together with Street Fighter V and Mortal Kombat 11. There has been no particular launch date for the beta, nor a affirmation of territories or how you can achieve entry (though it is suggested folks attending EVO Japan will be capable of achieve entry in alternate for filling out a survey).

There’s nonetheless a while to go earlier than we hit spring, so hopefully GG followers within the west will even have the chance to get in on the motion and take a look at Axl Low, Faust, May, Dizzy and the remainder of the reprobates forward of the sport’s launch on PS4 later this 12 months.

Frosty Faustings takes place this weekend at The Westin Chicago North Shore, Illinois.

Guilty Gear Strive to receive closed beta this May [Event Hubs]

Guilty Gear Strive is getting a closed beta this spring