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Streets of Rage 4 Getting New Characters and Modes


Get ready to hit Wood Oak City once again; the world of Dotemu, Lizardcube, and Guard Crush Games’ Streets of Rage 4 is getting new playable characters and additional game modes.

Dubbed Mr. X Nightmare, this DLC will bring with three new playable characters and a special Survival game mode. In addition, a separate free update will also be released that will include additional content.

The announcement trailer for this DLC, which can be seen below, puts the spotlight on officer Estel Aguirre. A new character to the roster, she originally was a boss fight-style foe that packs powerful slugs and spin kicks.

Streets of Rage 4 – Mr. X Nightmare DLC reveal

Mr. X Nightmare will also bring with it a Survival mode that will challenge players with special tests of skill. The ability to build one’s own personalized fighting style with new moves will also be included through its character customization, and additional weapons and enemies will also be thrown into the mix. Finally, this DLC includes new original music from Tee Lopes, who previously worked on titles like Sonic Mania.

A free update for the game will include New Mania+ difficulty, an in-depth training system, and fresh color palette options.

This update will launch for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC this year. You can read our review of the base game here, which we gave a score of 90/100.

Source: Press Release
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