Yakuza: Like a Dragon Launches Day 1 on Xbox Series X

May 8, 2020
Yakuza: Like a Dragon Launches Day 1 on Xbox Series X

As announced during yesterday's Inside Xbox episode, Yakuza: Like a Dragon, Sega's new entry point in the acclaimed Yakuza series, will be released as a launch title on the next-gen Xbox Series X.

Yakuza: Like a Dragon will also be available as a simultaneous release on the Xbox family of devices, including Xbox One X, Windows 10 PC, PlayStation 4, and Steam in Western territories only.

Details on the Asian region Xbox Series X, Xbox One X, Windows 10 PC, and Steam releases of Yakuza: Like a Dragon will be announced at a later date.

Yakuza: Like a Dragon Day One Edition physical pre-orders are available now at select retailers in North America and Europe. Details on the Day One Edition will be revealed at a later date.

Yakuza: Like a Dragon will support Xbox Series X Smart Delivery immediately on release, ensuring players only have to buy the game once and will be able to play it on either Xbox One or Xbox Series X when both the console and that version of the game are available.

Cross-save functionality between Xbox One and Xbox Series X is also supported, so no matter when players decide to upgrade, they never have to start over from rock bottom.

Yakuza: Like a Dragon has a new main protagonist, Ichiban Kasuga, a low-ranking grunt of a low-ranking yakuza family, who takes the fall for a crime he didn't commit in order to protect his patriarch and father-figure, Masumi Arakawa.

After serving an 18-year prison sentence, he returns to society to discover that the clan he once belonged to has been destroyed, its few remaining members are being hunted in the streets and learns that his former patriarch may be the man responsible for it all.

Facing an unimaginable sense of betrayal, loss, and confusion, he sets out to discover the truth. This is where Yakuza: Like a Dragon's story begins.