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
macOS (OS X) Ethan Lee
Linux Ethan Lee
Publishers
DotEmu
China Yooreka Studio
Engines
Guard Crush Engine
FNA
Release dates
Windows April 30, 2020
macOS (OS X) November 12, 2020[1]
Linux November 12, 2020[1]
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
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Streets of Rage 2 2011
Streets of Rage Remake (unofficial) 2011
Streets of Rage 3 2012
Streets of Rage 4 2020
Streets of Kamurocho 2020

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
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
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
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Excluding the GOG release, all macOS and Linux versions require Steam DRM.

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.

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
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Streets of Rage 4 Save and Config/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Streets of Rage 4 Save and Config/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

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>
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Streets of Rage 4 Save and Config/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Streets of Rage 4 Save and Config/

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
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.[2]
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
Korean
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Co-op, Versus
LAN play
Online play
2 Co-op, Versus
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
Metal support
MoltenVK
Vulkan
Linux only
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Middleware[edit]

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

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.
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.9
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
A 64-bit operating system is required.
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) glibc 2.17
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
A 64-bit operating system is required.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Streets of Rage 4 - STREETS OF RAGE 4 - 30% DISCOUNT + SOR4 NOW SUPPORTED ON MAC & LINUX - Steam News - last accessed on 2020-11-12
  2. Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2020-04-29
    Tested in 7.1 using Orban Loudness Meter in conjunction with Razer Surround.