Posted Tue Dec 6, 2016 at 06:11 AM PST by Sophia Edwards
For fans and first timers alike.
During the PlayStation Experience keynote over the weekend, Sega confirmed that they will not only be localizing 'Yakuza Kiwami', the remake of the first game in the series, but they will also be bringing over 'Yakuza 6', the latest entry in the series that still hasn't released in Japan. This marks one of the first times that we've had a localization announcement for an entry in the series before its initial Japanese launch, quite a turnaround from the 3 year wait times the West normally faces with the series.
'Yakuza Kiwami' is a full remake of the original 'Yakuza' game, retelling and expanding upon its plot, new minigames and sidequests, visuals being remade from the ground up, running at 60FPS in 1080p, and the combat system has been given a full overhaul to be more in line with modern entries in the series. It'll launch in Summer 2017.
'Yakuza 6: The Song of Life' is the latest entry in the series, and the firt one to release exclusively on PS4, bringing with it a host of technical improvements and a completely overhauled engine. It'll be released in early 2018. You can check out a trailer for both games right here:
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