Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio has revealed that Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name was initially deliberate as DLC. Set between Yakuza 6: The Song of Life and Yakuza: Like a Dragon, the sport will as soon as once more put gamers within the footwear of Kazuma Kiryu.
Like a Dragon Gaiden was developed in six months
RGG’s Masayoshi Yokoyama advised Automaton that Like a Dragon Gaiden was developed inside six months. It was purported to be an episode about Kiryu’s previous, however “things escalated.” Apparently, one of many causes RGG determined to go along with a full sport versus DLC was to justify a bodily launch. Nonetheless, there received’t be a bodily launch for the sport within the West.
“I said, ‘If you’re going to make an episode about Kiryu’s past, it’s going to be much quicker to make a game about it,’” Yokoyama recalled. “From there on, we first considered making it as DLC, but then decided it was engaging enough for a physical edition.” RGG’s Hiroyuki Sakamoto added that the studio didn’t have a bodily version in thoughts so making all of the “adjustments” for a disc launch was “quite tough.”
Like a Dragon Gaiden will get a bodily launch in Asia. Gamers within the West will have the ability to obtain the sport on November 9 for $49.99.