Arc System Works has revealed the final downloadable character for the Season Pass 2 of Guilty Gear Strive: Asuka R#, who served as the main antagonist of the Guilty Gear series under the name That Man, will join listing on May 25.
Asuka is a projective heavy character who uses 26 different spells in a match. He appeared briefly before in the game’s story mode via cutscenes, but despite serving as a final boss character, this marks the first time Asuka is playable in the game. any Guilty Gear game.
Asuka R# is the final character to be introduced in Season Pass 2, where he will join Bridget, Sin Kiske and Bedman?. Arc System Works has announced plans for a third season that crosses downloadable characters, but no specific names have been revealed as of this writing.
Along with his revealing trailer, we also get an exclusive look at Asuka R# in action, with That Man formerly battling Giovanna and Sol Badguy in two long bouts. Asuka’s multiple projectile-based attacks appear throughout both matches, as well as a giant sword he can summon from within his spellbook as opponents close in.
Asuka R# isn’t the only new addition coming to Guilty Gear Strive on May 25, as a brand new stage called Tir na Nog will also be part of Season Pass 2 content. see a “space colony created by mankind to survive in space”, with a giant telescope present in the background. A pair of franchise 25th Anniversary color packs-Anniversary Pack and Appreciation Pack–will also be available, with the Appreciation Pack released as a free download for all players.
Guilty Gear Strive is available now on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC. Two downloadable content packs–Season Pass 1 and Season Pass 2–are also available, each adding new characters, levels, etc. to the game.
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