Sega has released new information and new trailers for its two latest entries in the Yakuza
series: Yakuza 6: The Song of Life
and Yakuza Kiwami
will take place in the latest version of Tokyo's red-light district, Kamurocho, as well as a new area called Onomichi, a port town in the Hiroshima prefecture. In it, the Dragon of Dojima will have to come to grips with, and find those responsible for, the attack on his daughter Haruka. As if this wasn't enough, she had an infant son and now Kazuma Kiryu has to figure out how to protect him as well.
Aside from the graphical upgrade made for Yakuza Kiwami
, the game is receiving several other improvements as well. There will now be 30 minutes of new cutscenes to flesh out the story and tie back into Yakuza 0
. New wacky distractions have been added as well, including Pocket Circuit car racing, MesuKing: Battle Bug Beauties, and two new hostesses. Finally, the new "Majima Everywhere" feature will see Majima popping up at the most unexpected times to challenge Kiryu to a fight.Yakuza Kiwami
is set for release first, coming out on PlayStation 4 on August 29th in a steelbook edition, while supplies last. Yakuza 6
is set for release sometime in 2018 for PS4.