Players reported unwanted messages, name changes, and further pranks crashing Guilty Gear Strive. Arc System Works prioritizes solutions.
Guilty Gear’s R-Codes have served as a player profile system in several games for years, but are now causing major headaches for players. Over the past few weeks, following Guilty Gear Strive’s latest balance update, players have been using his R-Code to rename or submit unwanted matches in matches, causing game freezes and crashes. causing and even avoiding blocks. It got so bad that Arc System Works promised to address this issue directly and fix it.
Arc System Works, regarding the recent R-Code issues affecting Guilty Gear Strive, Guilty Gear Official Twitter Arc System Works, aware of this issue, has made suggestions for avoiding malicious R-Code attacks, and has announced that it is prioritizing remediation of this situation.
Key players in the Guilty Gear Strive scene have been sharing their personal experiences on the matter since early January. Scallop The exploit claims to affect offline modes such as training as well.
Guilty Gear Strive recently got cross-play, bringing console and PC players together in one ecosystem. This can also contribute to the problem. Nevertheless, Arc System Works seems to put the fix at the top of their to-do list. Hopefully we’ll hear something about this issue soon.