Arika Nishitani / NIN from Arika dropped some big news regarding the
spiritual successor to the Street Fighter EX series and Fighting
Layer. Arika's "mysterious fighting game" finally has an
official name: Fighting EX Layer. Arika talked with
Playstation.blog about the upcoming title, and confirmed that the
Playstation 4 beta test will begin on December 11th, 2017. The online beta
will run for 2 weeks and features 6 playable characters: Kairi, Garuda,
Skullomania, Darun Mister, Allen Snider, and Shirase. Arika's goal in the
beta is to test network match function and hope to retrieve plenty of
In today's Playstation.blog
entry, Arika Nishitani talks about the game's
"Gougi system" which is said to be a "a very deep and
exciting addition to the game". The Gougi system's design aims to
change the flow of matches, enable players to have different ways to play
depending on their Gougi. The Gougi system will enable characters to
obtain various power-ups and unique abilities. More details coming soon.
Until then, enjoy some new HD screenshots below.
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HD version in new window)
The beta test for Fighting
EX Layer will begin immediately after PlayStation Experience (Dec.
9th-10th), where a live demo will also be playable. The beta will run for
2 weeks and requires a Playstation Plus subscription to join.
To help get you prepared, check out a new(ish) gameplay video below
featuring pro Street Fighter players, Fudo and Nemo. The video shows some early Allen Snider gameplay plus some Gougi abilities in
action - such as "Ghost".
Stay tuned on FightersGeneration.com
for full coverage of Fighting EX Layer!