Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio announced that Yakuza 8 is called Like A Dragon 8 Today, and that game’s announcement trailer revealed that former series protagonist Kazuma Kiryu is back with Yakuza: Like A Dragon protagonist Ichiban Kasuga. Now, RGG has announced Like A Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name, a new Yakuza game that will follow Kiryu’s life after the events of Yakuza 6: The Song of Life leading up to Like A Dragon 8.
In the reveal trailer, which aired today during the RGG Summit 2022 showcase, we see Kiryu at a monastery. After leaving behind her previous Yakuza life, as well as her name, Kiryu, who has now followed Joryu, is trying to live the life of a monk. However, he seems to be pulled into one more job – an escort mission – and if today’s Like A Dragon 8 trailer is any indication, it looks like this last job will drag on. he returned to the life he had put behind his back.
Discover it for yourself in the reveal trailer below:
As you can see, The Man Who Removed His Name is shaping up to be a treat for longtime Yakuza fans and looks like it’s needed to play in the lead up to Like A Dragon 8 in 2024. Like A Dragon Gaiden: The man who successfully cleared his name PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC in 2023.