Yakuza Kiwami 2 has arrived on Xbox One and Microsoft’s Windows 10 store. In additiona to being available to purchase digitally, it is also included on the Xbox Game Pass subscription service.
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The newest title in the Yakuza series will hit North America and Europe this November, with a PS5 version confirmed to be in development. Sega also announced that the game will come with English and Japanese voice overs.
Another Yakuza game is launching on Xbox One very soon. Yakuza Kiwami 2 will be available on the console and the Xbox Game Pass service at the end of this month.
During the first day of IGN’s Summer of Gaming, Sega showed some English gameplay from Yakuza: Like a Dragon. Senior Localization Producer Scott Strichart joined to talk about the game and its new turn-based combat system.
The latest Yakuza title is following many of its predecessors by heading to PC and Xbox. Yakuza: Like a Dragon will be available on both Xbox Series X and Xbox One, with a free upgrade to the former for those who initially purchase it on the latter.
The remaster of the first game in the Yakuza series is now available on Xbox One. Yakuza Kiwami is available to purchase digitally and included on Xbox Game Pass.
Yakuza 0 is now out on Xbox One. This game serves as the introductory story of Kazuma Kiryu’s journey through the life of a fledgling yakuza and the drama that follows.
The remastered version of Yakuza 5 is now available to download for owners of the Yakuza Remastered Collection on PlayStation 4. For those who want physical copies of Yakuza 3, Yakuza 4, and Yakuza 5, the good news is that the retail bundle is also out now.
If RPGamers needed more evidence of Yakuza: Like a Dragon’s JRPG inspirations, Sega has provided it. The game is going so far as to add dungeons and appropriate bosses.
Ichiban Kasuga will go from battling poverty to fighting power shovels on foot, and even spraying condiments on opponents to inflict damage. Yakuza: Like a Dragon is mixing a unique blend of ideas to create a memorable RPG experience.
Ichiban Kasuga will be able to power up various Life Experience attributes in Yakuza: Like a Dragon. These attributes provide a number of different benefits, both in and out of combat.
Survive Bar will be one of the major hangout spots for the party in Yakuza: Like a Dragon. Sega detailed some of the activities available for players to do at the bar, and also released another video showing a bit more gameplay.
A couple of Yakuza: Like a Dragon updates show off some more of the game. A new set of screenshots showcases the different areas of Isezaki Ijincho, while new gameplay footage highlights lots of available jobs.
Though Ichiban Kasuga starts off without any money to his name in Yakuza: Like a Dragon, he will be able to become a successful businessman. Doing so requires navigating dangers such as shareholder meetings.
Life for Ichiban Kasuga is rough early on in Yakuza: Like of a Dragon. The protagonist has to rummage around the streets for money, and compete with the homeless of Yokohama just to survive.
Sega has revealed the winners of its open audition earlier this year for Yakuza: Like a Dragon. In addition to the grand prize winner, four other selected entrants will be appearing in the game.
Sega provided plenty more details on Yakuza: Like a Dragon’s combat system. The information covers two more jobs, special skills, a pair of enemy types, and some summoned help.
During its X019 event, Microsoft revealed that the Yakuza series is coming to Xbox. Yakuza Zero, Yakuza Kiwami, and Yakuza Kiwami 2 will all be released on Xbox One early next year.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon now has a demo available in Japan, which brought with it a new ten-minute story trailer. The video shows all the game’s important characters, plus one very familiar face.
Yazuka 4’s PlayStation 4 remaster is now available in North America and Europe. This leaves Yakuza 5 as the only mainline game in the series yet to make it west on the system, which it is set to do in February.