Learn About The Company Management and Equipment Forging On The New Details Released For Yakuza: Like Dragon

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Yakuza: Like a Dragon

PlayStation 4™ – JAPAN

Sega released new pieces of information and screenshots for Yakuza: Like a Dragon. The information detailed another way to earn money aside from the vending machine rummaging, part-time job quests and more. It is called the “Company Management”, it could help you to earn money in the midway of the story or forging equipment can also be your option. Check it out below!

The more money you earn, the more expensive equipment and items you can buy to fight stronger enemies.

Company Management

Ichiban Kasuga will take over a small company called “Number One Confectionery”, which is on the verge of Bankruptcy. As the company president, Kasuga will try all the possible things to grow the company. It includes gathering all the employees for shareholder meetings.

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Kasuga’s Encounter with Number One Confectionery President Eri Kamataki

Kasuga and his company met Eri Kmaataki after finding her collapsed in the city. When she regains consciousness, Eri reveals herself to be president of a rice crackers shop called “Number One Confectionery,” which she inherited from her late father. But repeated troubles and misfortune have driven her company to a state of near-bankruptcy.

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Working Company Management

“Company Management” is a new element where Kasuga, who becomes the new president of Number One Confectionery, manages property and personnel, raises funds from financial institutions and conducts business activities to grow the company.

There are all sorts of business properties you can purchase, you should analyze the state of your personnel and capital to make a buy that is appropriate.

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Shareholder Meetings

As you conduct business activities, you will hold shareholder meetings. Shareholder meetings are a real-time question and answer session battles where you must persuade shareholders who have different opinions with the management using rebuttals from company employees. Shareholders will attack with speech bubbles containing dissatisfaction with the company’s personnel, property, and funds.

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How to Earn Money in Management Mode + Shareholder Meetings

After a shareholder meeting ends, you can acquire “executive remuneration,” which is remuneration acquired by Kasuga himself to be used as personal spending money. It should be noted that “management funds,” which are acquired through fundraising and business activities, are “funds for company management” that cannot be used by Kasuga personally.

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Effective Use of Money

Having stronger equipment and summoning strong allies to progress through the story is essential. But you will need a lot of money to do so. Here, we will introduce “Equipment Forging” at the “Romance Factory” repair shop.

Spending Money to Forge and Upgrade Weapons and Armor

Equipment such as strong weapons and armor are essential in battle. Equipment can be purchased from shops. But for even stronger equipment, it is essential to go to the “Romance Factory” repair shop to forge and upgrade equipment.

First Encounter with the Remarkable Repair Shop Engineer Sumire Sawa

When Kasuga’s favorite bat starts to rust, he visits the Romance Factory, a repair shop located in an obscure part of Isezaki Ijincho. Sumire Sawa, the factory manager a young and remarkable engineer who can forge any equipment, was met by Kasuga. The factory will evolve as it gains more funding.

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How Forge and Upgrade Weapons and Armor

Whether you need materials or money, you can upgrade existing equipment or forge new equipment at The Romance Factory. Materials can be found scattered about the city, obtained in battle, purchased at stores, or gathered by clearing play spots.

Depending on the equipment you want to forge, the required materials and money will vary. The stronger the equipment, the more materials, and the money you need.

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(Thanks, Gematsu and PR TIMES JP!)

Yakuza: Like a Dragon is due out in Japan in January 2020. Pre-order is still open here at Playasia, pre-order now!

In case you missed it…

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.

Read more about the game >HERE<


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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


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