'Guilty Gear Strive' Season Pass 1: What DLC Characters, Bonus Content Players Would Get

By Staff Reporter , Updated Jun 06, 2021 10:28 PM EDT
Sol Badguy and Ky Kiske, the faces of the "Guilty Gear" franchise, in the opening movie for the game's latest installment, "Guilty Gear Strive."
(Photo: Screenshot by GameSpot Trailers' "Guilty Gear Strive Opening Movie")

As the release of "Guilty Gear Strive" closing in, Arc System Works, the game's developers, revealed additional details regarding its Season Pass 1, including their Downloadable Content (DLC) Roadmap, and other Bonus Content that player would love to see.

In their Early Access Showcase released in their YouTube Channel, the developers said that there will be five new DLC characters that will be part of the Season Pass 1 with two coming in of July and August.

According to Comicbook.com, Arc System Works said that the first DLC character will be a debuting character for the game while the other will be a returnee from the previous Guilty Gear games. The remaining three DLC characters will be also revealed in the Fall of 2021.

Also in the Early Access Showcase is the reveal of the game's story in a form of a trailer as well as its Opening Movie featuring the game's theme song, "Smell of the Game." In the trailer, new faces was seen, including its primary antagonist.

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Happy Chaos Valentine, a Valentine clone maid by Asuka R. Kreutz, the "That Man" in game's lore, will be debuting in Strive and will be majorly involved in its storyline, alongside Kreutz. Happy Chaos was first alluded in Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator.

In the launch trailer, as Kreutz is preparing for his "World Peace Experimant" plan, I-No was seen freeing Happy Chaos from being sealed inside Ariels. As both Kreutz and Happy Chaos are preparing for the potential destruction of the world, characters such as Sol Badguy and Axl Low are seeing the inevitable.

Other notable scenes that will be involved in the game's story mode will be seen in the launch trailer, as well as several characters who, according to GamePur.com, might be rumored either to be a part of the DLC character lineup for the Season Pass 1 or non-playable characters (NPCs) within the game.

According to DualShockers.com, other bonuses that the players will get in the Season Pass 1 are two new battle stages, an additional color pack for all of the game's 20 characters, and the "Another Story" Bonus Story content, all which will be revealed also in the fall of 2021.

Players can now avail both the Ultimate Edition and the Deluxe Edition of Guilty Gear Strive for pre-order this coming June 8th.

 Aside from the perks coming from the Season Pass 1, those who availed the Guilty Gear Strive Unlimited Edition will also get the game's Digital Sountrack, its Digital Artworks album, the Ultimate Edition Special Colors pack, and the Dynamic Custom Theme, which is exclusive to the PlayStation 4 Edition.

Those who pre-ordered the Guilty Gear Strive Deluxe Edition will only get the game itself and the perks of the Season Pass 1. Those who bought the Steam Edition will need to wait as its Deluxe Edition will be released on June 11th, the day of the game's full release.

As an additional bonus for those availed the pre-order, they will also receive a Special Color Palette Swap pack for both Badguy and Ky Kiske, where the characters switch colors from each other, including their attack effects.

Guilty Gear Strive is available in PlayStation 4, Playstation 5, and PC thru Steam.

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