In the framework of yesterday’s live on the YouTube channel of Sega producer and Director of the Yakuza series Toshihiro of Nagoshi (Toshihiro) told who are the heroes of the previous parts will appear in Yakuza: Like a Dragon.
After Kazuma Kiryu in the new game you will meet the patriarchs of the clan Tojo Goro Majima and Taiga Saejima, as well as Chairman of the organization in the face of Daigo Dojima.
This list is certainly incomplete, however, Nagoshi warns that the listed characters are destined to the role of different scales: “It would be strange if they were always with you, isn’t it?“.
According to the developer, team Yakuza: Like a Dragon didn’t want “to pretend the previous events were not”.
“Time does not stand still, so in any case we are obliged to tell us what happened after the departure of the Tojo clan and has changed Kamuro-Cho. These elements add up to a solid history, and let young protagonist Kiryu will play a smaller role, it was important to show fans how he’s doing”, – explained Nagoshi.
The appearance Majima, Saejima and Dojima in Yakuza: Like a Dragon as a surprise for anybody did not become. In the end, all three characters were in the top 10 most popular characters of Yakuza.
In Japan, Yakuza: Like a Dragon will go on sale on 16 January 2020, and by the end of that year will appear in the rest of the world. While the game is confirmed only for PS4.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon called the rethinking series instead of the traditional for the last part of the action in real time of users waiting for a turn based combat system in the style of Japanese role-playing games.