Guilty Gear Strive Announces First Season 3 DLC Character, Johnny, Releasing This Month

Arc System Works has announced the first Season 3 DLC fighter for Guilty Gear Strive, Johnny, known as the Natural-Born Gambler. He is planned to launch on August 24, 2023. A significant game update is planned for the same date, implementing new mechanics and techniques.

One more Season 3 character is scheduled to release this year, while the other two are planned for 2024. Further, Season 3 will also see two additional stages and alternate colors seven through 12 for this Season’s DLC characters. Purchasing the Season Pass itself will grant alternate colors 13 through 15 for this same Season’s DLC fighters too.

You can view Johnny’s render below via Famitsu:


You can view the official Guilty Gear Strive Season 3 key art by Daisuke Ishiwatari below:

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Guilty Gear: Strive is the newest entry in the Guilty Gear series. The game was created by Daisuke Ishiwatari and developed by Arc System Works to bring a hybrid 2D/3D fighter to fans. The game is known for its high difficulty level and beautiful combo system where players can master characters to cause severe damage.

In case you missed it, check out our interview with the developers and our review.

You can view the Johnny Season 3 character DLC trailer for Guilty Gear Strive below:

Guilty Gear Strive is available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Steam, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC.

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