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Strider to Feature Beacon Run and Survival Challenge Modes

Strider

Capcom today reminded us that the release of its reboot of Strider is less than two weeks away.

Strider will officially launch on February 18 for both the PS3 and PS4. It will then land a day later on February 19 on the Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC. the game will retail for $14.99 and will be available in digital format only.

Capcom also revealed that the new Strider will feature additional content. Alongside the story mode, Strider will include two other ways to play:

Beacon Run: “… offers a “speed run” race style mode that gives players a white-knuckled experience, challenging them to hit consecutive checkpoints while slicing through enemies, in the shortest amount of time.”

Survival Mode: “… tests player’s combat skills with a variety of different item and ability load outs, as waves of progressively difficult and diverse enemies converge on Strider Hiryu.”

Global leaderboards will be present for both challenge modes and the main story campaign that will help players to compare their stats against others. You’ll also be able to unlock various costumes for main character Hiryu.