‘Yakuza: Like A Dragon’ is coming to the West this November

A next-gen version of the game will launch on Xbox Series X first

Yakuza: Like A Dragon is finally arriving in the West this November, with a PS5 version coming at a later date.

The latest entry in the popular series will be released on PC, PS4, Xbox One and Xbox Series X, which is set to be a day one launch title for the console. The exact date in November is yet to be announced.

Players who purchase the Xbox One version will be eligible to a next-gen upgrade free of charge via Smart Delivery. There is currently no indication on when players can expect the PS5 version.


Western players will also be able to play the game with an English dub. Developer Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio, introduced a English voice-over option in last year’s Judgment and is continuing the trend with Yakuza: Like A Dragon. Amongst the voice cast is George Takei, most notably known for playing Sulu in the original Star Trek television series.

A new trailer has accompanied the release date news and gives an insight into the story behind Yakuza: Like A Dragon, which features a brand-new protagonist called Ichiban Kasuga. The trailer also gives fans a taste of how the English dub will be.

Check it out below.

Yakuza: Like A Dragon will see the series step away from its hands-on combat and instead embrace an RPG approach and adopt a turn-based system. Players can expect to be wrapped in a crime-drama and control a team of four members in strategic battles.

Various Yakuza titles are currently available on the Xbox Games Pass. Yakuza Kiwami 2, a remake of the original Yakuza 2 from 2006, will join the service at the end of this month alongside two other games.


In related news, fans were recently given an update on the progress for part two of Final Fantasy VII Remake. In a new interview, the game’s co-director Naoki Hamaguchi stated that production on the sequel had started and his team is “putting their all into the advancement of the game”.

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