Streets of Rage 4 will be getting 'more content'

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Members of Dotemu, Guard Crush, and Lizardcube, the three groups behind Streets of Rage 4, recently did an AMA on Reddit. In between all the questions about when they would add missing character Eddie "Skate" Hunter or give everyone a dash move, they were asked: Will Streets of Rage 4 be getting DLC?

According to Cyrille Imbert, CEO and executive producer of Dotemu, the answer is yes. "We haven't decided anything yet," he wrote, "but we have tons of ideas and listen to you guys as well. So there will definitely be more content. We just need a bit more time to decide what and when, so stay tuned!"

Cyrille Lagarigue, lead programmer of Guard Crush Games, added that, "We are thinking about adding playable characters, but we have not made a decision yet." He also mentioned that "Color options would be nice" when asked.

Imbert was also asked whether Streets of Rage 5 was being planned. "We haven't discussed it yet but we'd like to first focus on SoR4 and continue to add content. But at Dotemu we are currently working on three unanounced similar projects, so stay tuned", he answered.

Our reviewer Wes Fenlon called Streets of Rage 4 "a beautiful, fluid, homage to a classic" in his review, saying that, "The best reason to play this game is to see the fluid attack animations for each character, to be distracted by one gorgeous backdrop after another, to scrutinize each stage for Easter eggs and cute little details. The second best reason is to revel in the music, which will be on my shortlist for soundtrack of the year."

Jody Macgregor
Weekend/AU Editor

Jody's first computer was a Commodore 64, so he remembers having to use a code wheel to play Pool of Radiance. A former music journalist who interviewed everyone from Giorgio Moroder to Trent Reznor, Jody also co-hosted Australia's first radio show about videogames, Zed Games. He's written for Rock Paper Shotgun, The Big Issue, GamesRadar, Zam, Glixel, Five Out of Ten Magazine, and, whose cheques with the bunny logo made for fun conversations at the bank. Jody's first article for PC Gamer was about the audio of Alien Isolation, published in 2015, and since then he's written about why Silent Hill belongs on PC, why Recettear: An Item Shop's Tale is the best fantasy shopkeeper tycoon game, and how weird Lost Ark can get. Jody edited PC Gamer Indie from 2017 to 2018, and he eventually lived up to his promise to play every Warhammer videogame.