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Guilty Gear -Strive- Second Open Beta Test will be held from May 14-16

Open Beta Test #2 will be held from May 14-16, Deluxe and Ultimate Editions Early Access release content updated!


Guilty Gear -Strive- Open Beta Test #2 will be happening from May 14 to May 16, on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. In this new Beta Test, players will be able to try their hand on the complete roster of the game as Anji Mito and I-No join the list of playable characters.


The servers will be opened during the following times:

  • May 14, 05:00 a.m. CEST – May 16,  04:59 p.m. CEST


In addition to the newcomers, the Open Beta Test #2 also comes with improved balancing as well as a revamped online lobby system that players will be able to discover. During the Second Open Beta Test, the following modes will be available:

  • Offline Modes:
    • VS COM / VS 2P
    • Tutorial Mode
  • Training Mode
    • Network Mode: Online Match

*Player Matches will not be available during the beta test.


Crossplay will be supported allowing PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 players to face each other.


Pre-download for the Open Beta Test #2 will start on May 7 at 10:00 a.m. in each country and players that still have the previous Open Beta Test version downloaded will have a patch that will update the version for the new Beta Test. Details on the timing for the patch availability will be communicated at a later date.


In addition to that, the content that will be available during the Early Access for pre-orders of the Deluxe and Ultimate edition, which starts on June 8, 2021, has changed. Players will be able to pick their favorite character from the full roster, and play the online modes. The Story mode will be available in its entirety.


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