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Closed Beta Test Sign-Ups Have Begun For ‘Guilty Gear: Strive’

Arc System Works America, Inc. is excited to announce that we will be performing a Closed Beta Test for Guilty Gear -Strive- April 16th -19th! Sign up now for a chance to get early access to the latest entry in the Guilty Gear franchise, slated for release in late 2020 for PlayStation®4.

The closed beta version of the game will include 7 characters: Sol, Ky, May, Axl, Chip, Potemkin, and the recently announced Faust. In addition, get the first look at the revised character screen and in-game user interface.

We are also pleased to announce that the release version of Guilty Gear -Strive- will use rollback netcode for online play. Please note that our rollback implementation is still being developed so the upcoming closed beta will be using a delay-based implementation.

Application Details (all times are in PDT)

  • Requirements:
    Players must have the following to apply – a PlayStation®4 connected to the internet, a PSN account (Japan, USA, or Europe) Note: An active Playstation®Plus account is NOT required to participate in the closed beta.
  • Application Period:
    March 18th, 2020, 19:00 – April 5th, 2020, 06:59 (PDT)
  • How to Apply:
    Follow the directions on the official closed beta site:
  • Application Results:
    Starting April 12th, 2020, 22:00 (PDT) Only those that have been chosen for the Closed Beta Test, will be notified by e-mail.

Beta Details

  • Period: April 16th -19th

For more information, and to sign up for a chance at a spot in the beta, visit the Guilty Gear -Strive- Closed Beta website at

For more info about Guilty Gear -Strive-:


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