Yakuza: Like a Dragon further details Dragon Kart Play Spot

Kamurocho enters the fray.

Sega has released new information and screenshots for Yakuza: Like a Dragon further detailing the “Dragon Kart” Play Spot.

Get the details below.

■ Dragon Kart Also Playable in Kamurocho

While you can race around Yokohama via the new “Dragon Kart” Play Spot, you will also be able to race around Kamurocho by clearing certain conditions.

In Dragon Kart there are Grand Prix (tournaments), and by winning race after race you will be able to participate in higher level Grand Prix. There are four Grand Prix in total, with the highest being the “Dragon Cup” set in Kamurocho.

In order to challenge the Dragon Cup, you will need to have significantly upgraded your kart and polished your race technique.

Upgrade your kart and polish your technique to dominate the Grand Prix with the goal of becoming the fastest racer.

—How does the Kamurocho, Tokyo course differ from the Isezaki Ijincho, Yokohama course?

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■ Dragon Kart Story

Dragon Kart is an exhilarating Play Spot set in Yokohama where you can drive around in modded karts. the following is an introduction to how protagonist Ichiban Kasuga gets involved in Dragon Kart.

By walking near the Dragon Kart reception garage in Hamakita Park, a man named Fujisawa will talk to Kasuga and recommend he try out Dragon Kart, where you race around Yokohama in modded karts.

—Kasuga is invited by Fujisawa to participate in Dragon Kart.

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Kasuga learns the fun of Dragon Kart through a trial race, but ignites the flames of competition in the other racers that watched his run, throwing himself into a heated race.

—Kasuga fires up his rivals and ignites the flames of competition. Rivals such as this mask-wearing man are all unique characters.

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—In battles against rivals, sparks will fly as you collide with opponents in dead heat races.

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■ Dragon Kart Course Mechanics

When racing on a Dragon Kart course, you will encounter various course gimmicks that make the race even more exciting, including “jump ramps” and “explosion drums,” “dart zones” that decrease speed, “damage zones” running with electric current, and more. Enjoy a thrilling race that is more than just driving as you destroy explosion drums with Gatling gun, jump over jump ramps, and more.

—A line of explosion drums block the bath. Colliding with them will not be good.

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Kart Settings

By spending money, you can upgrade your kart’s driving performance, number of times you can use weapon items obtained during races, and more. There is a difference in acceleration performance growth, stamina, and other factors for each kart, so upgrade your kart to bring out even more of its individuality.

—Invest money in your kart to upgrade its performance.

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Network Features and Rewards

In addition to the Grand Prix, there is also a Time Attack Mode. By playing when connected online, you can register your score to the daily ranking for each course’s Time Attack records to compete your time against other players. Rankings are finalized at the end of each day, and you will receive a reward based on what you ranked the following day.

–Compete against the scores of other players in Time Attack Mode.

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Trade in Rings for Items

You can trade in the rings you pick up on the race course for items. There are items that increase Kasuga’s attribute values, as well as those that increase job ranks, so play Dragon Kart to strengthen Kasuga and his friends.

—Trade in the rings you pick up during races for items that strengthen Kasuga and his friends.

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Yakuza: Like a Dragon is due out for PlayStation 4 on January 16, 2020 in Japan, and in 2020 in the Americas and Europe. A demo is available now. Read more about the game here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here.

View the screenshots at the gallery.

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