Like a Dragon: Ishin! will launch for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam and Microsoft Store on February 21, 2023, publisher SEGA and developer Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio announced.
Here is an overview of the game, via SEGA:
1860s Kyo is plagued by widespread inequality, and one samurai will change the course of history in his search for justice. Take up the sword of Sakamoto Ryoma and venture to Kyoto to find your father’s killer, clear yourself of a framed murder, and restore your honor. In doing so, you will bring an end to the samurai era and forever change the future of Japan. Draw your blade, load your revolver, and join the revolution in this heated historical adventure that only the creators of Yakuza: Like a Dragon could produce.
Dawn the clothes and weaponry of the elite to become the samurai of legend, Sakamoto Ryoma. The Deluxe Edition both adds challenge to your journey and gives you additional resources to overcome it. The Deluxe Edition includes:
- Shinsengumi Enjoyment Set
- Ryoma Growth Support Kit
- Sword Upgrade Materials Kit
- Gun Upgrade Materials Kit
- Third Division Armament Expansion Kit
- The Dragon of Dojima Skin
Pre-order now for exclusive access to three of the best weapons of the era. Trailblaze the road to revolution with:
- Kijinmaru Kunishige, a dark sword with a white hilt
- Tsuyano Usukurenai, a sword soaked in blood
- Black Ship Cannon, a cannon taken from Western ships
Some characters from the original Yakuza: Ishin! will be portrayed by new actors in the remake, including Takeda Kanryusai (portrayed by Riki Takeuchi), Ito Kashitaro (portrayed by Hitoshi Ozawa), and Takechi Hanpeita (portrayed by Hideo Nakano).
Read more about the game here.
Watch a new trailer below.
“Ambush” Story Trailer