Judgment coming to PS5, Xbox Series, and Stadia on April 23Yakuza spin-off previously only available for PlayStation 4.
Publisher Sega and developer Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio will release Judgment for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, and Stadia on April 23 for $39.99 / 1,980 yen, the companies announced.
Judgment first launched for PlayStation 4 in December 2018 in Japan and June 2019 worldwide.
The re-release will feature a 60 frames per second frame rate, improved load times, and all previously released downloadable content.
A physical edition will be available for both PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series in the west, and for PlayStation 5 in Japan and Asia. The digital edition will be available for both platforms worldwide. There is no upgrade path or save data transfer for users who already own the PlayStation 4 version.
Here is an overview of the game, via Sega:
Judgment takes advantage of the new hardware with refined visuals in 60 frames per second along with improved load times and includes all previously released downloadable content on these three platforms.
Praised as “the best crime drama not on TV” by the Hollywood Reporter, Judgment was originally released on PlayStation 4 in 2019. The remastered Judgment marks the gritty tale’s debut on Xbox and Stadia.
Judgment is an action thriller that puts players in the shoes of Takayuki Yagami, disgraced attorney turned rugged private detective, as he uncovers the mystery behind a grisly series of murders. Joined by his partner, ex-yazuka Masaharu Kaito, Yagami must claw his way through Kamurocho’s criminal underground to unravel the truth—as painful as it may be.
In addition to locale, Judgment takes on the classic hallmarks of the Yakuza series through the eyes of Yagami. Fans will recognize rough-and-tumble street fights, engrossing side missions with locals, and comedy breaks with mini-games. Judgment ups the ante with emphasis on investigative gameplay tracking suspects and discovering clues as Yagami walks the thin line of justice in a world of corruption. Packed with a thrilling story, filmic combat and a cast of intense characters, Judgment will keep all aspiring private detectives on their toes.
Watch the announcement trailer below. View a set of screenshots at the gallery. Visit the official website here.