Following the news that Like a Dragon: Ishin is coming to the West, Sega has officially confirmed that it is pulling the Yakuza title from the fan-favorite RPG series.
This means that the new games in the Yakuza series will be called “Like a Dragon” instead.
Confirmation confirmed by Sega my box The Like a Dragon brand is formally removing the Yakuza name from every new title “because it’s more in line with the Japanese name.”
Sega recently announced this A western release for the historical Yakuza spin-off Like a Dragon: Ishin – “built from the ground up” – is heading to PS4 and PS5 next February. It was recently confirmed that he will be doing a Japanese voice only.
As a Dragon: Ishin was originally released in Japan under the title Ry&umacr for the PlayStation 3 and PS4; ga Gotoku Ishin! In 2014, he moved the chaotic Yakuza formula to the Late Edo Period for a historical slice of samurai action. It follows protagonist Sakamoto Ryma as he returns to his home in Tosa, where he was sentenced to be executed after an encounter with a high-ranking samurai.