Fighting recreation match ARCREVO is coming again and shall be headlined by Guilty Gear Strive, the newest title within the lengthy-working Guilty Gear sequence.
Riku Ozawa from Arc System Works revealed the information in regards to the combating recreation match throughout the firm’s particular program throughout Tokyo Game Show 2021 on Sunday.
The occasion shall be held in three basic areas — North America; Japan and Korea; and Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) — although no particular cities had been introduced.
Qualifying in North America begins December 11 and the finals shall be held on March 19, 2022. The occasion shall be held on-line in February of subsequent 12 months within the Japan and Korea area, whereas qualifying for the EMEA area begins this month, with the finals going down in February 2022.
Last 12 months’s occasion was canceled and switched to a web-based occasion, ARCREVO ONLINE 2020, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The preliminary rounds for ARCREVO 2021 shall be held on-line. The finals in every area will happen both on-line or offline, relying on the COVID-19 state of affairs in every location.
In different information, the Guilty Gear Strive soundtrack was launched on Friday and can also be accessible on streaming companies similar to Apple Music and Spotify.
Arc System Works can also be promoting new Guilty Gear themed merchandise, similar to a Sol Badguy T-shirt and a pillow that includes the character May and one in every of her animal companions, Mr. Dolphin.
Guilty Gear Strive was launched earlier this 12 months and may have extra DLC content material added within the coming weeks and months.
Goldlewis Dickinson, new to the sequence, was the primary DLC character launched for Season Pass 1 in July. The second, Jack-O’ Valentine, a personality who has performed a giant half within the sequence’ lore, was added in August. Those additions took the playable roster as much as 17 characters.
There are plans so as to add an extra character inside 2021 and so as to add two new characters, two extra phases and extra story content material in 2022.
Jason Coskrey is a author based mostly in Tokyo. Find him on Twitter at @JCoskrey