Streets of Rage 4, the highly successful sequel to the classic beat-em-up franchise, has just received a new free update. This update introduces a host of new features and content to the game, including an all-new level, three new characters, and a variety of gameplay tweaks.
We’re getting two new playable characters, two additional levels, and a host of other improvements. The two new characters are Estel Aguirre and Floyd Iraia, who bring their own unique abilities and fighting styles to the game. The two additional levels are also packed with enemies, traps, and even more secrets for players to discover as they traverse the maps. The update is available now and will surely bring back the nostalgia factor for players who have been following the series since its inception. It also includes improvements to existing features such as balance adjustments to characters and enemies. Additionally, there are bug fixes and tweaks that make the game even more enjoyable.
For those who may not be familiar with the franchise, Streets of Rage 4 is a beat ’em-up style game developed by Dotemu, Lizardcube, and Guard Crush Games. It is the fourth installment of the Streets of Rage series, a sequel to 1994’s Streets of Rage 3, and was the first entry to come to the franchise in over 24 years. The game features hand-drawn visuals and side-scrolling action with a bit of a modern touch and includes cooperative multiplayer modes for up to four players.
Players can choose from a variety of different characters, each with their own unique fighting style and special moves, as they battle their way through several waves of enemies. Streets of Rage 3 features classic elements from its predecessors such as special attacks and power-ups while introducing new mechanics such as cooperative play and multiple paths to explore. With its appealing visuals, upbeat soundtrack, and in-depth and intense combat system, it’s no wonder why the developers decided to bring even more content to the game than in previous installments.
It’s available for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, iOS, and Android.