The eighth main installment in the popular and longstanding Yakuza series has been revealed and it’s called Like A Dragon 8.
Set as a direct sequel to 2020’s Yakuza: Like A Dragon, starring a new protagonist, Ichiban Kasuga, and turn-based RPG mechanics rather than melee combat, it’s been a hit. Big bang for the fans. That’s why it’s no surprise that Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio is following it with another Like A Dragon game. Check out Like A Dragon 8’s revealing trailer for yourself below:
As you can see, the old protagonist of the Yakuza, Kazuma Kiryu, is back. He was the main character in the first six Yakuza games, and now he’s back in Like A Dragon 8. Ichiban tells Kiryu it’s Hero Hour – remember, he’s a fan The great Dragon Quest series has plenty of heroes – before the trailer cuts both of their faces, revealing that some time has passed, with both characters looking a bit older than they last. we see them.
Like A Dragon 8 will launch on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, and PC sometime in 2024.
In the meantime, read about Like A Dragon: Ishina spinoff to the Yakuza that was first released on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 in 2014 has finally made its way to the West, rebuilt from the ground up the following year.