Whenever the Xbox Series X release date is confirmed will know the release date of that version of Yakuza: Like a Dragon as well.
While the Yakuza series carried on the story of Kazuma Kiryu for 11 years, the next mainline title is branching out in a major way. Yakuza: Like a Dragon is a turn-based RPG like Dragon Quest that follows a new character named Ichiban Kasuga and some of his wacky friends.
After a western release was confirmed during May’s Xbox Games Showcase, more information about Yakuza: Like a Dragon emerged during [email protected] If you want to know when you can get your hands on the game, what platforms it will be available on, and which famous Star Trek actor is in the English dub, we’ve rounded up everything you need to know about Yakuza: Like a Dragon.
What platforms will Yakuza: Like a Dragon be available on?
While Yakuza: Like a Dragon only came out on PS4 in Japan, it will be released on several more platforms in the west. When it comes to current-generation systems, Yakuza: Like a Dragon will be on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Nintendo Switch and Google Stadia versions of the game do not appear to be on the cards.
As we previously hinted at, Yakuza: Like a Dragon was confirmed for Xbox Series X as well in May 2020. During July 22’s [email protected] presentation, a PlayStation 5 version of the game was confirmed. As the series has historically been associated with PlayStation, that kind of release makes sense.
will be available, so you can feel safe purchasing it for Xbox One while waiting to buy an Xbox Series X. PS4 players will also have the option to upgrade to the PS5 version of Yakuza: Like a Dragon if they want to.
When is the Yakuza: Like a Dragon release date?
Yakuza: Like a Dragon was released for PS4 in Japan in January, and the western release only had a vague “2020” window until July. More launch details were given during Comic-Con @ Home, which is also when pre-orders went live. Sega confirmed that the PC, PS4, and Xbox One versions of Yakuza: Like a Dragon will be released in November 2020.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon is actually a launch title for Xbox Series X, so Sega hasn’t revealed a release window outside of “holiday 2020” for it. Whenever the Xbox Series X release date is confirmed will know the release date of that version of Yakuza: Like a Dragon as well.
Sadly, the release date gets a bit muddier with the PS5 version. The press release announcing the PS5 port simply says that Yakuza: Like a Dragon will come to the next-gen console “at a later date.” This suggests that it’s not a PS5 launch title, so that release could slip into 2021. As such, it’s probably best for PlayStation players to just get the game on PS4 and upgrade to the PS5 version for free once it launches.