All 21 characters will be playable in the Cross-Play Beta, which includes those released as DLC post-launch. The preload will go live on October 13, and the beta itself will start at 9.00pm EST/6.00am PST on October 14 and run until October 17 at 6.00am PST.
Here’s a list of modes confirmed to be featured in the Guilty Gear Strive Cross-Play Beta:
・Tutorial Mode: Learn the basics of how to play.
・Mission Mode: Learn useful techniques for matches in a mission format.
・Survival Mode: Fight consecutive battles against the COM with a limited pool of health.
・Training Mode: Recreate a variety of situations and practice to your heart’s content.
・VS COM, VS 2P: Fight against the computer or a friend.
・Online Match (Rank Tower, Open Park, Player Match): Play online against others from across the globe.
・Combo Maker: Make your own original combo or setplay, and search for other players’ recipes to try.
・Digital Figure: Set up characters, furniture, effects, and more to create your own unique scene.
・Gallery: Check out the characters and BGM.
Guilty Gear Strive was released on June 11, 2021 and you can read our review here.