2.5 Million Players Celebrate 25th Anniversary of ‘Guilty Gear -Strive-
It was no small celebration when the storied fighting game series, Guilty Gear -Strive-, marked its 25th anniversary earlier in the year. More than 2.5 million players around the world have taken part in the festivities, which saw the launch of the game’s 25th anniversary edition and special events to commemorate the landmark date.
Guilty Gear -Strive- has been one of the premier fighting games of its time, with an impressive legacy of competitive play and a vibrant fanbase in the gaming community. Its 25th anniversary was a cause for celebration around the globe, as players of all levels united to show their appreciation for the series they’ve grown to love.
To commemorate the occasion, Arc System Works released a special anniversary edition of the game which featured new content, an exclusive pre-order bonus, and special codes that unlocked special content associated with the 25th anniversary, such as a commemorative title, unique costume items, bonus energy, and more.
In addition to the anniversary edition, there were a number of events in-game and outside of it to commemorate the 25th anniversary. This included a special online tournament with prize money up for grabs, as well as celebratory in-game events that allowed players to earn anniversary-themed rewards.
A special 25th anniversary web-cast was held to celebrate the occasion, featuring Fighting Game professionals and long-standing fans alike. The web-cast cast provided an inside look at the development of Guilty Gear -Strive-, providing a unique perspective into the series’ past and future.
The 25th anniversary celebrations, as well as the release of the 25th anniversary edition of Guilty Gear -Strive-, were welcomed with open arms by the 2.5 million players worldwide. The contributions of these players to the game and its community since its inception 25 years ago have helped ensure that Guilty Gear -Strive- will continue to be one of the premier fighting games for many years to come.