Yakuza 8 will release in 2024 as Like a Dragon 8
The next Yakuza game has been officially announced to the world as Like a Dragon 8. This isn’t the only game announcement for the series over the past few days. In addition to the new mainline game, a previously Japan-exclusive title will get a worldwide release.
Like a Dragon 8 has been confirmed for a 2024 release across most modern consoles and has been confirmed to be an RPG with two protagonists. Details on what to expect are still limited, but there’s still a lot to look forward to next year. In addition, the previously Japanese exclusive spin-off Ryū ga Gotoku Ishin! will get a worldwide remake and release.
Ryū ga Gotoku Ishin! is being remade as Like a Dragon: Inshin! in Unreal Engine 4 after originally being released in 2014. Like a Dragon: Inshin! will be released globally for the first time in 2023. For more information about the game, take a look at the PlayStation blog post here.