As part of IGN’s Summer of Gaming, fourteen minutes of new Yakuza: Like a Dragon English gameplay was shared. In addition to this, this video also had commentary from localization lead Scott Strichart. In the video, he discussed various decisions that went into the making of the next installment of the Yakuza series.
In addition to this, the commentary mentioned the scale of Yakuza: Like a Dragon in comparison to previous Yakuza titles. Unlike Sotenbori or Kamurocho, the city of Yokohama will have nine different areas. This means there are a lot of areas to explore and grind out experience in the upcoming RPG. Strichart also mentioned that the job system in Yakuza: Like a Dragon has classes based off of real professions. You can check out the interview for yourself in the Yakuza: Like a Dragon gameplay video below.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon is immediately available on the PlayStation 4 in Japan and received post-launch updates that added features like new game plus. It will appear on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC worldwide in 2020.