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Beatrix Joins Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising Roster in Version 1.40 Update on May 23

New Playable Character and Premium Avatar Among New Content from Cygames

TOKYO – May 22, 2024 – Tokyo-based video game publisher and developer Cygames, Inc. today released the Version 1.40 update to Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising (GBVSR), developed by Arc System Works Co., Ltd. for the PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, and Steam platforms. This update comes with the new playable character Beatrix and additional in-game content included with Battle Pass Round 4, along with the sale of a new character costume (Lancelot's “Knight's Finery”) and System Voice Set 2 and introduces other online lobby and Story mode updates.

Version 1.40 Update


Beatrix, the Undying Blue, Joins the Roster as a Playable Character

(Voice: Jennifer Losi [EN] / Aya Hirano [JP])

Beatrix is now obtainable as a DLC character. This addition to the roster includes a Beatrix Premium Avatar that can be set as a Partner Character to give you advice and support while playing, an Embrasque Sword Weapon Cutout, and more!

This Society agent is the proud contractor of the seal weapon Embrasque. Fueled by its karma-devouring power and her own unyielding spirit, Beatrix dives headlong into the thick of battle on her missions, all in pursuit of glory and a hefty paycheck.

Additional Character Set (Beatrix) Details
MSRP: $7.99


  • Playable Character: Beatrix
  • Premium Avatar: Beatrix
  • Badge: Beatrix
  • Weapon Cutout: Embrasque Sword
  • Figure Studio poses 1–6 and expressions 1–7 for Beatrix
  • Bonus item for the original Granblue Fantasy mobile game (PlayStation®5 and PlayStation®4 purchases only)

DLC Page:

  • Players will need the full paid game to use this content, which is sold separately. The latest update may also be required.
  • Additional character and items featured in this set are also included in GBVSR Character Pass 1 and GBVSR Deluxe Character Pass 1. Players need to please be careful to ensure they do not make a duplicate purchase.
  • Bonus item for the original Granblue Fantasy mobile game can be obtained by entering the included serial code into the Serial Codes screen in Granblue Fantasy.

New Character Costumes and More Content Coming with Battle Pass Round 4

The latest battle pass, Battle Pass Round 4, includes additional in-game items that can be unlocked, such as character illustrations, music, badges, trophies, and more. A new lobby avatar, Shark, can also be obtained as a battle pass reward.

Players can obtain even more rewards by purchasing the Premium Battle Pass Round 4 DLC, which includes an Indigo Witch costume for Beatrix in addition to exclusive character colors and weapon skins.

Premium Battle Pass Round 4 Details
MSRP: $7.99

More details about Battle Pass Round 4 can be found on the official website.

Obtain a New Character Costume for Lancelot
A new character costume set is available for Lancelot. This set includes the Knight's Finery character costume and eight color variations that can be used both in battle and the Figure Studio. More costumes are planned to be added in future updates, so stay tuned!

Character Costume: Knight's Finery (Lancelot) Details
MSRP: $4.99


Unlocks the Knight's Finery costume for Lancelot for use in battle and the Figure Studio (includes eight colors).

Learn more here:

  • Players will need the full paid game to use this content, which is sold separately. The latest update may also be required.
  • This content can also be obtained separately in the in-game Rupie Shop.

A New System Voice Set Featuring DLC Characters is Now Available
A new system voice set, System Voice Set 2, unlocking character system voices for characters included in Character Pass 1 (Lucilius, Vane, Beatrix, and two unannounced characters) is now available for purchase.

System Voice Set 2 Details
MSRP: $8.99

Set Contents:

  • Unlocks character system voices for the 5 DLC characters: Lucilius, Vane, Beatrix, and two unannounced characters. (Character system voices for 2B are not included.)
  • Players will need the full paid game to use this content, which is sold separately. The latest update may also be required.
  • For the PlayStation® version, this content can be accessed by connecting your PlayStation®5 or PlayStation®4 to the internet and signing into the PlayStation™Network.

GBVSR is on Sale on PlayStation Platforms for the First Time

Both the Standard and Deluxe Editions of Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising are currently on sale on the PlayStation™Store and Steam Store. The Standard Edition includes the full base game, and the Deluxe Edition comes with Deluxe Character Pass 1, which includes the latest DLC character addition to the roster, Beatrix. This is the first time that both the PlayStation®5 and PlayStation®4 versions of the game have gone on sale.

Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising – Standard Edition: 20% off $49.99
Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising – Deluxe Edition: 20% off $74.99

PlayStation®5/PlayStation®4 Store: The Americas: Until June 5, 11:59 p.m. (PT) / Europe, New Zealand: Until June 5, 11:59 p.m. (BST) / Asia: Until June 5, 11:59 p.m. (JST).

Steam Store: Until June 4, 10 a.m. (PT)

Sale periods differ across platforms and are subject to change without prior notice. Please review the store pages for further details and ensure to verify the discounted price when purchasing.

For more information please follow the links below:
Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising Official Site: https://rising.granbluefantasy.jp/en/
GBVS Official X (Formerly Twitter): https://x.com/gbvs_official
Granblue Fantasy Versus Official YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@gbvs_official

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