February 6, 2023

Sega has introduced the third yakuza recreation in per week, Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Title.

The spin-off will happen between Yakuza 6 and seven and can inform the story of what occurred to Kiryu Kazama, Sega revealed on Wednesday. It is going to be launched on all platforms in 2023.

The trailer, proven throughout the Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio Summit livestream by Government Producer Masayoshi Yokoyama, briefly recounts Kiryu’s meditation below an assumed identify.

“It is going to be an journey recreation,” mentioned Masayoshi Yokoyama. “It is going to be about half the scale of a typical Yakuza recreation.”

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Yokoyama additionally mentioned that the sport would function conventional yakuza parts reminiscent of “hanging out within the metropolis”, however made it clear that it was a aspect story meant to arrange gamers for Like A Dragon 8, the following most important recreation within the collection, which was additionally introduced. on Wednesday

The sport that includes Kiryu and Ichiban shall be launched in 2024. Not like Like a Dragon Gaiden, Like a Dragon 8 will as soon as once more be an RPG, and in keeping with Yokoyama, it would function two most important characters.

“The size of the sport is actually massive, it’ll be the most important recreation up to now,” Masayoshi Yokoyama mentioned throughout a post-announcement Q&A session.

That is the third yakuza recreation that Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio unveiled this week, the primary being Like a Dragon Ishin. Initially launched for PS3 and PS4 in 2014, the sport is about within the mid-1800s, with gamers taking up the function of the real-life samurai Sakamoto Ryoma.