Famitsu magazine confirmed two more characters for Sengoku Basara 4. Honda Tadakatsu, who is a robot in Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes, and Tokugawa Ieyasu who fights with his fists are confirmed for Sengoku Basara 4. Altogether, the game will have over 40 playable characters, the most in the series history.
On top of the Basara meter, Sengoku Basara 4 has a Stylish Gauge. When this is full you can slowdown all of the enemies on screen. While the enemies are in slow motion you can continue to attack them and build up your hit counter. Your hit counter effects the amount of experience points and money you earn so during slow motion you can get a lot of experience and cash.