Guilty Gear Strive developer Arc System Works has announced plans to postpone the launch of the next game in the series until June 11, 2021. This was announced shortly after the end of the playable beta on PlayStation consoles, which made it possible for players to appear in multiplayer battles with a selected number of playable warriors.
This is the second time that Guilty Gear Strive has been delayed. Originally scheduled for a late 2020 release, the developers delayed the game until April 9, 2021, in light of the additional challenge of game development during the COVID-1
“As we have received valuable feedback following the recent Open Beta test, we would like to take this opportunity to provide the best possible game,” the statement said. “We need extra time to polish some aspects of the game, such as online lobbies and server stability.”
The response to the open beta was generally positive. A common topic of criticism, however, was the approach to online lobbies, which made it easy for players to get matches going. According to the statement, Arc System plants will take this feedback in to put some more work into it.
Recently, Arc System Works unveiled the latest character for Guilty Gear Strive’s launch lineup of 15 warriors who see the return of the time-traveling Witch I-No. For more information on Guilty Gear Strive, be sure to check back in with GameSpot for more updates on the state of the game.
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