PS5 Version of RGG Studio's YAKUZA: LIKE A DRAGON Will Now Hit Stores on March 2, 2021
Mechanic: Bartosz Sobczak
Category: Open-World Games
Although Yakuza: Like a Dragon will arrive on PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series and PC (via Steam) 3 days earlier — on November 10 — Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio has revealed that its PS5 version won't be released this year.
According to the company, the PS5 port of Yakuza: Like a Dragon will now make its debut on March 2, 2021.
Those who can't wait to play the sandbox (formerly known as Yakuza 7) and are planning to purchase a PS4 copy of the game right away will be able to download its next-gen version via the PS Store when it launches.
For those unfamiliar with Yakuza: Like a Dragon, it was originally released in Japan back in January, allowing fans to take on the role of a new character — ex-convict Ichiban Kasuga — and embark on an action-packed journey to take revenge on the man he respected most and discover the truth behind his family's betrayal.
To learn more about the PS5 version of Yakuza: Like a Dragon, take a look at the all-new teaser down below:
We're happy to announce that Yakuza: Like a Dragon is coming to Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One, Windows 10, PlayStation 4, and Steam slightly earlier on November 10!— RGG Studio (@RGGStudio) September 28, 2020
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Rise Like a Dragon on PlayStation 5 on March 2, 2021, and get a first look at in-engine footage of Yakuza: Like a Dragon on PS5 right now.— RGG Studio (@RGGStudio) September 28, 2020
Digital owners of Yakuza: Like a Dragon on PS4 can upgrade to PS5 for free at PlayStation Store immediately on the game’s PS5 release. pic.twitter.com/Ot7uoeKAuN
Ichiban Kasuga, a low-ranking grunt of a low-ranking yakuza family in Tokyo, faces an 18-year prison sentence after taking the fall for a crime he didn't commit. Never losing faith, he loyally serves his time and returns to society to discover that no one was waiting for him on the outside, and his clan has been destroyed by the man he respected most.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon is coming to PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series, and PC (via Steam) on November 10, 2020; will arrive on PS5 on March 2, 2021.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Bartosz Sobczak - Owner, Editor-in-Chief
Lawyer by day, video game reporter by night. Long-time fan of the Mass Effect, Age of Empires, Prince of Persia, BioShock — especially the second one — and Splinter Cell series (who still believes that the best is yet to come). Tries his hardest to shine a new light on the Polish game-development scene. Gameplay Mechanix is his biggest passion project to date. Often listens to old episodes of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson while writing. Privately a cat person.
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