Physical formats include CD and cassette tape.
Wayô Records is rereleasing the electro soundtracks to side-scrolling beat ’em up Streets of Rage and its sequel Streets of Rage 2 on a variety of formats.
Both albums – composed by Yuzo Koshiro – come with the subtitle “Perfect Soundtrack” and can be pre-ordered on CD and cassette from the Wayô Records online store.
The Streets of Rage CD comes on a picture disc and contains three tracks by Koshiro that have never been released before – “Rave Dance in the City”, “Skyscraper Night”, and “Quiet Insanity”. Shipping is expected towards the end of May.
The Streets of Rage 2 CD also comes on a picture disc and includes a 17-minute mix by composer Shinji Hosoe (of Dragon Spirit, Giga Wrecker, and Ridge Racer). The album is housed in a three-panel digipak and first pre-orders will come with limited mini-shikishi art. Shipping is expected towards the end of May to June.
The Streets of Rage cassette also includes the three aforementioned bonus tracks; shipping is expected towards the end of May to June whereas the Streets of Rage 2 cassette is expected to ship in June.
Both soundtracks will also be released digitally in the coming months.