The publisher Dotemu has finally announced the release date of Streets of Rage 4. The title will be launched on April 30 for PC, PS4, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One. The price will be $24.99.
Through the official pages of the PlayStation blog, it was recently confirmed that Streets of Rage 4 will release on April 30th. The title will also release in digital format on the aforementioned platforms, but for the Nintendo Switch and PS4 version you will get a physical copy, which does not have a launch date so far, although you can pre-order it already via Limited Run Games.
There is also good news for the Microsoft console owners. The game will be also available on the Xbox Game Pass, so if have you subscribed to this service then you will get the game for free on Xbox One with no additional cost.
Street of Rage 4 will feature a retro mode that will allow you to play with the characters from the first installments of the game. For the occasion, a new trailer was released that shows the new Battle Mode. In this mode, you can choose to battle against other players. This mode supports upto 4 players and it also gives you the opportunity to play in duels of 2vs1, 3vs1 and 2vs2.
The game is inspired by the beat’em up video game saga which was started on Mega Drive in 1991 and the last chapter in the series was launched in March 1994.
Check out the official description of the game below, via Steam:
Streets of Rage 4 will be the first entry to the core series in 25 years, standing as Axel, Adam and Blaze’s glorious return to serving up side-scrolling beatdowns. With lush hand-drawn animations, new combat abilities, and fresh tracks from an amazing team of composers, Streets of Rage 4 will be a masterful tribute to and revitalization of the classic action fans adore
The series is known for its electronic dance influenced music around the world. The soundtrack of Streets of Rage 4 is handled by an all-star line-up of musicians like Yuzō Koshiro, Motohiro Kawashima, Yoko Shimomura, Harumi Fujita, Keiji Yamagishi and many more whom will create new amazing tracks for this new episode of the Streets of Rage series.