Yakuza has a busy year ahead.
Tokyo Game Show 2015 unofficially began last night with a conference from Sony. There it was confirmed that Yakuza 1, known in Japan as Ryu ga Gotoku Kiwami, would be remastered for a January 2016 release in Japan on Playstation 4 to celebrate the franchise’s 10th anniversary. The game will not only receive a graphic update but areas removed from the original game will be added back in for the remaster. A trailer was also released along with an official website:
That wasn’t all. The next installment in the franchise was also announced. Yakuza 6, known in Japan as Ryu Ga Gotoku 6, was confirmed to be a Playstation 4 exclusive title and will be released in Japan Fall 2016. You can see screenshots of both titles below: