[Ver1.16]PlayStation®4/PlayStation®5/Steam Changes Made in Update to Ver1.16

  • Patch notes

An update to Version 1.16 will be released on March 28 for the PlayStation®4/PlayStation®5/Steam versions of Guilty Gear -Strive- with the addition of a new playable character and fixes for bugs.

General / Game Modes

・Added “Testament” as a playable character.
・Added additional stage “White House Reborn.”
 ※Players who have purchased “GGST Season Pass 1” will have access to this content after the update patch is applied on March 28.
 ※Individual sale for the PS4 and PS5 versions will begin on March 31.
 ※Individual sale for the Steam version will begin on March 28.
・Added Testament’s BGM, “Like a Weed, Naturally, as a Matter of Course.”
 ※Testament must be selectable in order to use the BGM.
・Added avatar items for Testament.
 The new avatar items can be obtained via “fishing.”
・Added the BGM below to Gallery Mode:
  A Fixed Idea (GG Testament’s Theme)
  A Fixed Idea (Arranged)
  Bloodstained Lineage (GGXX Testament’s Theme)
 The BGM items can be accessed after obtaining them via “fishing.”

Network Mode

・Reduced the connection time for some network connections.
Due to this change, the avatar icons displayed on the Ranking screen, etc. will not be displayed until logging in after applying the Ver 1.16 patch.

・In Player Matches, the match will no longer start until the spectator is ready.

・When viewing other players’ R-Codes, you can now cancel loading with the cancel button.

Offline Modes

・Added new Digital Figure Mode, where players can create original dioramas by combining characters and scenery that appear in the game.
This mode can be accessed via Collection > Figure from the Main Menu.
 ※A network connection is required to upload your works and view those of other players.
See here for more details about Digital Figure Mode.

・Added a dedicated fishing option for only Digital Figure related items.
 ※Digital Figure Mode items for Testament will be added in a later update.


・Fixed minor bugs.

We will post further updates regarding future game updates and their contents on the official web site and Twitter account.

We ask for your continued support for Guilty Gear -Strive-.