Alongside the reveals of Leo Whitefang and Nagoriyuki, Arc System Works has confirmed that, together with the already launched PS4 mannequin, Guilty Gear Strive will launch on PlayStation 5 and Steam in Spring 2021.As reported by Eurogamer, a new trailer showcased Leo Whitefang, a returning character who made his debut in 2014’s Accountable Gear Xrd -Sign- and wields two greatswords. His official description is as follows;

“Leo is doubtless one of many three ‘Allied Kings’ of the Allied Kingdom of Illyria, and is answerable for the governing of Europe, the Heart East, and Oceania. He’s moreover an achieved warrior in his private correct, with a relentless stopping kind.”

Nagoriyuki was moreover launched, and he’s a mannequin new character that could be a techno samurai vampire who makes use of a sword and wears a fairly nifty sci-fi helmet. His official description is as follows;

“Nagoriyuki is the latest addition to the Accountable Gear universe. A vampire with a wide range of distinctive and extremely efficient expertise, he wields an infinite sword with spectacular expertise in battle and slashes at his enemies with punishing blows. Preserve tuned for extra details about this mysterious decide!”


Guilty Gear Strive was scheduled to be released in 2020, but it was recently delayed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Try is further of a reboot of the franchise, and choices such characters as Sol Badguy, Ky Kiske, May, Faust, Potemkin, Chipp Zanuff, Zato-1, Millia Rage, and Axl Low.

As part of our IGN Expo, we now have been proud to exclusively reveal Ramlethal Valentine, a returning character who specializes in controlling the mid-range.

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