Streets of Rage 4

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Streets of Rage 4
Streets of Rage 4 cover
Developers
Lizardcube
Guard Crush Games
DotEmu
Microsoft Store BlitWorks
Publishers
DotEmu
China Yooreka Studio
Engines
Guard Crush Engine
FNA
Release dates
Windows April 30, 2020
Reception
Metacritic 84
OpenCritic 84
IGDB 82
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view, Scrolling
Controls Direct control
Genres Brawler
Art styles Anime
Series Streets of Rage
Streets of Rage 4 on HowLongToBeat
Streets of Rage 4 on IGDB
Streets of Rage 4 guide on StrategyWiki
Streets of Rage 4 on MobyGames
Streets of Rage 4 on Wikipedia

General information

Official Discord server
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Lacks online multiplayer.
Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Cross-platform multiplayer with Xbox One.
Xbox Play Anywhere, Xbox Game Pass for PC.
Windows
Steam
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Windows

Version differences[edit]

The Microsoft Store version does not include the advanced graphics settings. See Video settings.
Players on the Microsoft Store version can play together with Xbox One players.
The GOG.com version does not include online multiplayer.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Use the Streets of Rage 4 intro skip replacement video file

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Streets of Rage 4 Save and Config\
Microsoft Store %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Streets of Rage 4\Config.txt
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/985890/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Streets of Rage 4 Save and Config\
Microsoft Store %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\DotEmu.StreetsofRage4_map6zyh9ym1xy\SystemAppData\wgs\<user-id>
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/985890/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
Xbox Cloud

Video[edit]

Video settings
Video settings
Advanced video settings
Advanced video settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Restricted to a pillarboxed 16:9 aspect ratio.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Freely resizeable, albeit locked to a 16:9 aspect ratio.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Anti-aliasing is applied directly to the 2D art assets and is always enabled.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Game speed is tied to frame rate and capped to 60 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Keyboard bindings
Keyboard bindings
Gamepad settings (Xbox layout)
Gamepad settings (Xbox layout)

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
A separate configuration called "Legacy mode" is also available. This mode simulates the original Genesis/Mega Drive games' controls. When enabled, the commands for "Pick up", "Throw weapon", "Back attack", and "Star move" cannot be remapped.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
The game lacks mouse support.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
A separate configuration called "Legacy mode" is also available. This mode simulates the original Genesis/Mega Drive games' controls. When enabled, the commands for "Pick up", "Throw weapon", "Back attack", and "Star move" cannot be remapped.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Set Button icons to "XBox" in Options > Video. On by default.
The manual toggle is not available in the Microsoft Store version.
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
Set Button icons to "PlayStation" in Options > Video.
The option is not available in the Microsoft Store version.
Light bar support
Connection modes unknown
Tracked motion controllers
Generic/other controllers
Button prompts
For Switch, set Button icons to "Switch" in Options > Video.
The option is not available in the Microsoft Store version.
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
An intensity slider is available. Can be set in intervals of 10, from 0 to 100%.
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio[edit]

Audio settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and SFX. Can be set in intervals of 10, from 0 to 100%.
Surround sound
Stereo only.[1]
Subtitles
Text-filled game with limited voice acting.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Text language settings
Text language settings
Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Spanish
Korean
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Co-op, Versus
LAN play
Online play
2 Co-op, Versus
Not available in the GOG.com version.
Cross-platform between the Microsoft Store and Xbox One versions.

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Wwise
Input SDL2
Cutscenes Ogg Theora Vorbis
Multiplayer Steamworks, Xbox Live

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo E8400
AMD Phenom II X4 965
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTS 250
AMD Radeon HD 6670
A 64-bit operating system is required.
The Microsoft Store version requires Windows 10 build 17763 or higher.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/985890/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (985890) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2020-04-29
    Tested in 7.1 using Orban Loudness Meter in conjunction with Razer Surround.