Developer RGG Studio and publisher SEGA have announced that their latest entry in the Like a Dragon/Yakuza series, ‘Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name’, will be coming to Xbox console on the 9th of November. Featuring the staggering and powerful combat from the Yakuza games of yore, this action-adventure brawler comes bearing Kazuma Kiryu as the main protagonist as he comes out of hiding after faking his own death.
Have a gander at the trailer, screenshots, and press release below. Like a Dragon Gaiden can be pre-ordered now on the Xbox Store right over here.
Bone-Shattering Action from RGG Studio
Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name™
Pre-Order Today to Receive the Legendary Fighter Pack
IRVINE, Calif. – June 8, 2023 – Today SEGA® and Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio have revealed that the action-adventure brawler, Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name will release on November 9, 2023 for PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and PC. Pre-orders start today for $49.99.
Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name follows the story ofKazuma Kiryu, operating under the codename “Joryu.” Once a legendary yakuza, he faked his own death and abandoned his name for the sake of protecting his family. Now, he is thrust into conflict by a mysterious figure attempting to drive him out of hiding. Thrilling sub-missions will draw you into an epic showdown that unfolds the more you explore and enjoy Sotenbori and Yokohama.
- ERASE YOUR PAST TO PROTECT YOUR FUTURE: Embark on a gripping action narrative with bone-shattering combat in vibrant locations filled with exciting characters and activities.
- ULTIMATE COMBAT WITH TWO HIGH-IMPACT FIGHTING STYLES: Dynamically switch between the Yakuza and Agent fighting styles in visceral melee combat. With the Yakuza style, strike fear into enemies by unleashing wildly aggressive moves powered by Kiryu’s unparalleled strength and flair. Or up the ante with the Agent style by delivering blows with absolute speed and precision, while using an array of high-tech gadgets like electrified bind wires to stun enemies then send them flying.
- ENDLESS ENTERTAINMENT: Whether you’re brawling in the secret Battle Arena, singing a new karaoke song, enjoying a drink at the live-action cabaret club, or racing in the pocket circuit, the world offers a variety of immersive experiences.
Players who pre-order the game will receive the Legendary Fighter Pack, which introduces the following legendary yakuza to square off against in the Battle Arena:
• Goro Majima – The Mad Dog of Shimano
• Taiga Saejima – The Slayer of Eighteen
• Daigo Dojima – 6th Chairman of the Tojo Clan
Your fighting skills and wits will be put to the test. Can you leave the cage victorious?
Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name will release on November 9, 2023 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and PC. For more information visit: https://gaiden.sega.com/.
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