Arc System Works have announced Guilty Gear: Strive shipments and digital sales top 500K copies since the game’s launch roughly a month ago.
While Guilty Gear: Strive shipments and digital sales top 500K copies, the last milestone the game reached was 300,000 shipments as of June 14 – you can read more about that here in our previous report.
Guilty Gear: Strive was originally released for Windows PC (via Steam), PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5 on June 11 while its Deluxe and Ultimate Editions launched a bit earlier on June 8.
To celebrate the news, Arc System Works teased they’ll announce the first Guilty Gear: Strive DLC character during a new livestream on July 20 at 6:00 PM Pacific / 9:00 PM Eastern, and you’ll be able to watch it live on YouTube.
You can find the abridged rundown (via the official website) below.
“Guilty Gear -Strive-“ is the latest entry in the critically acclaimed Guilty Gear fighting game franchise. Created by Daisuke Ishiwatari and developed by Arc System Works, “Guilty Gear -Strive-“ upholds the series’ reputation for a high octane soundtrack, groundbreaking hybrid 2D/3D cell-shaded graphics and intense, rewarding gameplay.
- The fate of the universe will be determined… – Head into the final confrontation with That Man, the person responsible for all the destruction and damage to the world and its inhabitants. Join Sol Badguy, his rival Ky Kiske, and a total starting roster of 15 unique characters as they face the astonishing conclusion to a story 20 YEARS IN THE MAKING!
- A Sensory BLAST for Your Eyes and Ears – Rock out to the thrashing tracks laid down by series creator and music composer, Daisuke Ishiwatari! Bang your head and beat your opponent to the killer soundtrack while being blown away by the most stunning and dynamic 3D cell-shaded visuals produced to date!
- New Revolution in Fighting Games! – Guilty Gear -Strive- brings a number of new and innovative gameplay mechanics designed to allow players new to the series to quickly learn the fundamentals while maintaining the deep, creative gameplay Guilty Gear is praised for. New additions to the series such as a wall-breaking mechanic will allow for new and exciting approaches to battle.
- Innovative Rollback Netcode – Guilty Gear -Strive- will incorporate all-new rollback network code to ensure that online players from across the globe can seamlessly and fluidly battle each other.