Arc System Works Archives

Asuka R♯ Becomes Latest Playable Character In Guilty Gear -Strive-
Arc System Works has released a new DLC today for Guilty Gear -Strive- as players now have a new playable character called Asuka R# Fans of the franchise will know the name well as they served as one of the game's primary antagonists early on in the franchise Now you have full control over him[...]
Arc System Works Reveals Ark World Tour 2023 Details
Arc System Works have revealed new details for the Arc World Tour 2023, as they jump into an entirely new round of competitions This particular tour will be celebrating the company's 35th Anniversary, as they will show players one f the most intense tournaments to date when it comes to Guilty Gear -Strive- The events[...]
BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Hits Xbox & PC April 26th
Arc System Works confirmed this week that the PC and Xbox version of BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle is coming out on April 26th Specifically, players will be getting the Special Edition of the game, which comes with everything under the sun that has been released to date, as well as all of the updates the[...]
Siegfried Joins The Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising Roster
Cygames and Arc System Works revealed the latest character to join Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising, as Siegfried will be added to the roster The news came down during EVO Japan 2023, happening as we speak in Tokyo, as they showed off the image below of the character looking tattered but battle ready The reveal also[...]
Guilty Gear -Strive- Announces Season 2 Content & New Character
Arc System Works revealed new details of what's to come for Season 2 content in Guilty Gear -Strive-, as we got a look at the first new character of this run Technically the character isn't new, as we're getting Bedman returning to the franchise for the first time in nine years Which is a bit[...]
DNF Duel Reveals Season Pass Details & First Official DLC Character
Arc System Works revealed new details of what's coming to DNF Duel during the Arc World Tour 2022 Finals, as a new character and Season Pass are coming The company revealed that players will be able to get in on some seasonal content starting this Summer, as the Season Pass will be released sometime in[...]
The Arc World Tour 2022 Finals Are Taking Place Today
Today, Arc System Works will be holding the Arc World Tour 2022 Finals live in Burbank, California, as they are looking to crown a pair of new champions The event will feature 16 best players from around the world in two of the company's fighting games, as we'll see people compete in Guilty Gear -Strive- and DNF Duel[...]
BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Open Beta Will Launch March 2nd
Arc System Works has announced the plans to hold an Open Beta for BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle on PC and Xbox consoles next month Starting on March 2nd, all  Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Windows platform players will have a chance to take part in this cross-platform network beta, as they work out all[...]
Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising Announced For PlayStation & PC
Arc System Works and Cygames have announced the sequel Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising will be released this year for PlayStation and PC This will be the latest addition to the fighting game franchise as they are sticking to their easy-to-play gameplay system, along with several new features, including new game elements, several all-new characters, mechanics,[...]
Guilty Gear -STRIVE- Cross-Platform Beta Launches February 3rd
Arc System Works revealed this week that they will launch the Guilty Gear -STRIVE- cross-platform beta period in a few weeks The test will officially launch on February 3rd, giving players a chance to see the game play across several systems as they test out the functionality and the netcode rollback so that it doesn't[...]
Sin Kiske Has Been Added To The Guilty Gear -Strive- Roster
Arc System Works has added a brand new character to the roster of Guilty Gear -Strive- as you now have Sin Kiske to fight with You're essentially getting a medium-speed striker who comes off as a well-balanced fighter, but don't be fooled by the moves and the banner-waving staff He comes with some amazing power[...]
Kowloon High-School Chronicle Will Release On November 10th
Arc System Works revealed that they will be bringing the remastered version of Kowloon High-School Chronicle to Steam on November 10th The team has taken the 18-year-old title and given it the once over to make it the best version they possibly can for PC players to enjoy This version came out earlier this year[...]
Guilty Gear -Strive- Cross-Platform Beta Testing Starts October 13th
Arc System Works revealed details of the Guilty Gear -Strive- Cross-Platform Beta Test, which will take place on October 13th This will basically be the beginning of what we hope will be a complete expansion of the game into consoles and PC by the time they're done, as players will be able to fight against[...]
Rollback Netcode Is Coming To Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2
Arc System Works announced this week that they'll be bringing Rollback Netcode over to Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 With the game being over five years old, there's a lot about the server that needed to be updated in order to make it playable for modern standards This rollback for the 2.5D brawler is designed[...]
Auto Draft
Following Evo 2022, Arc System Works has released Season Two into Guilty Gear -Strive-, as Bridget joins the roster of fighters The Season Two Pass launched today for $25 on PlayStation and Steam, bringing with it a number of additions to the game for those who wish to purchase, as well as giving players access[...]
Arc System Works Reveals More Plans For Evo 2022
Arc System Works revealed they will be a part of Evo 2022 this year and will have a few demos and other things happening at the event It really should be no surprise that the company will be involved considering that Guilty Gear ~Strive~ is now so firmly planted as part of the competition But[...]
Arc World Tour 2022 Announces Schedule & More
Arc System Works revealed the return of the Arc World Tour 2022, as they announced several dates for the esports series this Summer If you're unfamiliar with the series, this is a fighting game event specifically featuring ASW titles such as Guilty Gear -Strive- (GGST) and DNF Duel (DNF) Much like how Capcom and Bandai Namco hold[...]
River City Saga: Three Kingdoms To Be Released this July
Arc System Works revealed an awesome new entry into the River City franchise as we'll be getting River City Saga: Three Kingdoms this July As you might suspect from the title, this will be a special take on the Chinese legend staring characters from the gaming franchise Aside from the main storyline, there will be[...]
Guilty Gear -Strive- To Receive "Another Story" Next Week
Arc System Works dropped a mysterious reveal today for Guilty Gear -Strive- as we're getting "Another Story" next week The team will be releasing a brand new storyline experience for players on PC, Xbox, and PlayStation consoles., but only for those who have purchased the Season 1 Pass This is the only way you'll be[...]
Retro-Bit To Release Retro Cartridge For Battletoads & Double Dragon
Now you can own an amazing special edition in partnership with Arc System Works and Rare Ltd., which comes with an instruction manual, green cartridge, numbered hardcover case, and an acrylic display stand All of which are on pre-order for $60 You can read more about it below as the pre-order will be available until[...]
Nexon Announces DNF Duel Will Launch Globally This June
Working with Arc System Works, they are bringing this all new fighting game based on Nexon's Dungeon&Fighter franchise, which as we speak has registered over 850 million players worldwide For this game they are immediately launching in South Korea, Japan, Europe, North America and other territories to get a wide an audience as possible at[...]
Testament Joins Guilty Gear -Strive- As Latest Character
Arc System Works revealed more of what's coming to Guilty Gear -Strive- as Testament will be joining the roster of characters Known best as the Elegant Grim Reaper, the character joins as a playable fighter for Season Pass 1 owners on March 28th, as well as for individual purchases starting on March 31st The character[...]
BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Will Be Getting Rollback Netcode Support
Arc System Works made an interesting announcement this week as BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle will be getting Rollback Netcode support As it stands right now, the plan is to give the 2D crossover fighting game the new addition to its coding sometime in April 2022, as it will go into effect on Steam and PS4[...]
Fan Favorite Baiken Finally Joins Guilty Gear -Strive-
Arc System Works have dropped a brand new DLC character into Guilty Gear -Strive- as fan-favorite Baiken has arrived today The character started as one of the original unlockable bosses back when the series first began, which made her an instant hit with the game's fans and an always-requested addition to every incarnation of the[...]
The Arcrevo America Finals Will Take Place This March
Arc System Works revealed this week that they will be holding the Arcrevo America Finals, featuring Guilty Gear -Strive-, this March The event will be taking place on March 19th, 2022 from the Esports Engine's Burbank studio in California, making it the ideal place for them to play and meet pandemic guidelines while also having[...]
Guilty Gear Strive Releases The New Anji Mito Trailer
Arc System Works released their latest character trailer for Guilty Gear Strive as we get a better look at the returning Anji Mito A mainstay of the series since Guilty Gear X, he's back to dance with his fans as one of the primary characters you can fight with But with many of the characters[...]
Nexon Announces DNF Duel At Dungeon & Fighter Universe Festival
But based on the fact that they're working with Arc System Works who are still rolling along with their additions to Granblue Fantasy Versus, it wouldn't surprise us at all if they're aiming for a console release with this one Only time will tell as to what the grand plans for this one are However,[...]
Phantasy Star Online 2 Partners With Guilty Gear For New Colla
Starting today and running through December 15th, 2020, you'll be able to access a plethora of costumes and hairstyles from the Arc System Works' fighting game, Guilty Gear, as well as many designs from BlazBlue are available in the AC Scratch Ticket shop Players can wear the outfits and hairstyles of classic characters such as[...]
Granblue Fantasy: Versus Reveals Two New DLC Characters
Arc System Works and Cygames have been hard at work to keep the game updated and fun for everyone in the middle of figuring out how to navigate fan interest and esports competitions during a pandemic It feels like they've been doing a pretty good job The latest update has added two new modes to[...]