The DLC is pretty cool !! A lot of things to unlock and a lot of new moves !!
But damn, I can't find a way to unlock Roo... all guides says the same thing:
At the start menu keep pressed PUNCH+UP+START for several seconds, then start a stage and you can select Roo
I don't even know where the "Start" button is on the keyboard, and if I keep it pressed on the gamepad it will shut down itself...
I was able to unlock it, but in exactly this way, and ONLY with the gamepad (because I have no idea where START is on the keyboard):
Stay on STORY or STAGE SELECT mode at the start menu
Keep pressed "X" (in my case STAR MOVE)
Keep pressed "UP"
Press START and then release all the buttons
Enter the STORY or STAGE SELECT mode and you'll have Roo (SOR 3) selectable
Once you finish a stage with Roo, it will be forever present as a selectable character
(Pressing "X" before "UP" will prevent the movement of the selection)
The interesting thing is that his SPECIAL makes appear his whipped slaver as a companion that will help you fight for the entire level !!
The slaver seems immortal and his hits are added to yours so the combo counter will raise crazily fast !!
This DLC adds a LOT of longevity to the game !! They also added alternative moves for all the characters of previous SORs (also Roo), non just for the SOR4 ones !!!
The new soundtracks are really good, it's a pity that are only played in the survival mode... I wonder if one day they will add a way to set what soundtrack you want for every level...
The survival mode can be played both with random levels or the fixed levels of the week (if you want to retry the same sequence of enemies) and every new weapons you find out will be unlocked in the main game.
At every won level you can choose an upgrade to continue the run and at some point the damage dealt becomes awesome !!
As far as you proceed you will unlock the alternative moves of the character you are using, then at every new game you can choose what moves you want for the character.
There are alterative "palettes" for the characters too, them are premade and works as in the previous games, you just choose the preferred color at the start of a new game.
All the three new characters are AWESOME !! This is all super fun !!
Damn, MANIA+ and SURVIVAL are very difficult... I'm not sure if I'll be ever able to beat them...
It is bad that SURVIVAL music tracks are so good... because the levels are really short and you can't hear a half of the track... I really hope they will add the choice to use those tracks in the main game...
by the way, it happened... I have now more hours in SOR4 than in SORR !! It's unbelievable, considering for how many years I played SORR !!