The beat-’em-up action of Streets of Rage 4 continues later this year with new downloadable content. Publisher Dotemu and developers Lizardcube and Guard Crush Games announced Mr. X Nightmare addition for Streets of Rage 4 on Thursday. DLC will add three recently playable characters and a survival game mode.
As can be seen from the trailer above, Estel Aguirre is the special forces officer who appeared as a commander in one of the three new characters who joined the fight. Streets of Rage 4. Two more playable characters are teased in silhouette in Dotemus̵
Existing characters will also have new grips and new weapons to contend with – including some fishy new additions. Players will also receive new songs, with permission from composer Tee Lopes, whose work has been featured in Sonic Mania, League of Legends, and Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom.
Dotemu did not announce the release date for Streets of Rage 4s Mr. X Nightmare DLC coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One.
Next to the new DLC, Streets of Rage 4 will also receive a free update that includes a New Mania + issue, a “thorough training system” and a choice of palette changes for the game’s playable cast.
Streets of Rage 4 was released in April 2020. We named it one of the best games last year.