Streets of Rage 4 might not have a release date yet, but that hasn't stopped DotEmu, Lizardcube and Guard Crush Games from revealing more about this upcoming release. Following on from the news the legendary composer Yuzo Koshiro would be returning to help out with the newest entry in the series, Olivier Derivière has now been revealed as the fourth outing's main composer.
This talented individual has previously worked on the soundtracks for A Plague Tale: Innocence, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and Dying Light 2. He'll also be receiving support from a number of guests musicians, including contributions from Scattle (both Hotline Miami games), Das Mörtal (Hotline Miami 2), XL Middleton, and Groundislava.
I’m very grateful and humble for being the main composer on Streets of Rage 4. Of course the legendary @yuzokoshiro has also brought his magic! Many thanks to @Dotemu @Guard_Crush @lizardcube and @SEGA to have given me this opportunity!
When queried over on Twitter about who would be covering what in the game (as touched on in the video above), Olivier explained how Yuzo wrote "every" iconic music track such as the main theme, character selection, intro level, and "some" boss fights, whereas he contributed the following "all new" material:
I wrote all the levels in dynamic music celebrating 25 years of music styles since the last SOR
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