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Guilty Gear -Strive-

Update History

  • The match format is changed from BO3 to BO5
  • Ultimate Edition colors are prohibited.
  • Specified the setting of non-genuine controllers.
    Legacy controllers are now prohibited.


  • Version "Guilty Gear -Strive-" for PlayStation®4 Pro
    The use of additional DLC characters will be prohibited within 2 weeks of their release date.

Match format

  • Double elimination format
    2/3 Rounds per Game, 3/5 Games per Set.
  • Random stage and BGM select (players may opt for an agreed stage)

Game Settings

  • 2-Player Mode
  • 99 second timer
  • No restrictions on characters used.
  • The use of Ultimate Edition colors are prohibited

Controller Settings

  • The button settings in the game can be freely changed.
  • The macro function on the controller side, such as the continuous fire function, cannot be used.
  • Your controller must adhere to the following:
    Operation other than movement [Weak attack, middle attack, strong attack, special technique, abilities (default: R1), throw (default: L1), guard (default: R2), overhead attack (default: L2)] Cannot be assigned to multiple input mechanisms.
    When moving with a direction key or button, the same movement cannot be assigned to multiple input mechanisms.
    If the left and right direction inputs are entered at the same time, both inputs must be enabled or both inputs must be disabled.
    If the up and down direction keys and/or buttons are entered at the same time, the up input must take priority.
    Legacy controllers are not allowed.
    ("Legacy controllers" refers to arcade sticks and controller devices that are native to the PlayStation®3)
    If players use a legacy controller device, that offending player will be disqualified. However, devices that are native to PS4 (and still work on PS3) will be allowed to be used.
  • Peripheral devices (converters, etc.) are not provided by the event, so please bring your own as needed.
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