Elevator Action Deluxe is a remake of the original Elevator Action. The concept is identical to the original game. The player's character has to sneak into buildings, steal secret documents, and escape. There are different types of buildings such as skyscrapers, hotels and factories, each with several floors. The spy can duck behind door to hide and uses elevators to move between floors. Guards can be taken out using a handgun and later weapons include a machine gun, rocket and lasers. Obvious graphical enhancements includes 3D polygonal graphics on a 2D plane. There are 50 stages in total in the campaign mode. The game features local multiplayer for up to four players simultaneously, competitively or cooperatively. The original arcade version of the game is also included.