Yakuza: Like a Dragon – Coming to Japan for PlayStation 4 in January 2020
Yakuza: Like a Dragon
PlayStation 4™ – JAPAN
- This is the eighth main release of the iconic Yakuza franchise.
- It welcomes the brand new protagonist, Ichiban Kasuga, to his life as a yakuza.
- It’s coming to Japan on January 16th, 2020. Meanwhile, the Western localization is coming in 2020 as well.
Sega officially announced that the next entry to the iconic Yakuza game franchise, Yakuza 7, is now known as Yakuza: Like a Dragon in the Western regions or Yakuza 7: Whereabouts of Light and Darkness/Ryu ga Gotoku 7: Whereabouts of Light and Darkness in Japan (龍が如く７ 光と闇の行方).
Yakuza: Like a Dragon is the eighth main release in the Yakuza franchise which mainly features a brand new protagonist. So, we say goodbye to The Dragon of Dojima, Kazuma Kiryu. This action role-playing game is coming to Japan on January 16th, 2020. Meanwhile, the Western localization will come in 2020 as well. So, folks please wait for the Western release date announcement.
Check out the Western announcement trailer below.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon welcomes the new protagonist, Ichiban Kasuga, a low-level yakuza who wants to prove something especially his self-worth. With this, let’s join his journey with his fellow yakuza members as they want to rise above from rags to golds in the action RPG.
With this upcoming Yakuza game, this is the reimagining of the iconic video game franchise which marks the series 15th anniversary. Explore the nooks and crannies of Japan never-before-seen in the franchise. Plus, the combat system is getting better than ever as the system goes undergo in an overhaul as it is the mixture of Yakuza’s established and known action and turn-based RPG battle system.
Check out the TGS 2019 gameplay video from IGN below.
Ryu ga Gotoku 7: Whereabouts of Light and Darkness or Yakuza: Like a Dragon is coming to Japan in January 2020 for PlayStation 4. Here at Playasia, this action RPG is now available for pre-order. Click the button below to pre-order your copies right now!
- Live command RPG battles – Set up the party of Ichiban Kasuga and his crew, and use various jobs to battle the enemies
- Adventure – A new area of Isezaki Ijincho in Yokohama that is three times larger than Kamurocho in Tokyo
- Jobs – Various jobs are available that uses different battle style and unique techniques
- Changing Jobs – Ichiban Kasuga and his allies can change to various job at Hello work. Try a combination of various jobs and set up your dream party
- Job Rank – Character gain experience and learn new techniques, unique to specific job