Yakuza has been on a tear within the West this 12 months, with Yakuza 0 receiving rave evaluations earlier this 12 months and Yakuza Kiwami trying like it’ll obtain the same. And although most audiences all over the world are late to the occasion, it looks like Sega and Yakuza Studio will ensure that they continue to be within the loop, as the brand new titles presentation that’s being held later this month might be livestreamed and viewable by everybody.
In case you missed it, Yakuza Studio announced late final month that will probably be holding a brand new titles presentation on August 26 from 19:00 to twenty:00 JST at UDX Theater in Akihabara. This announcement got here after confirmation from sequence director Toshihiro Nagoshi that an announcement about the way forward for the sequence could be coming in two months time, promising that it could characteristic “stuff that’ll make people happy to hear.”
Now, followers the world over will have the ability to hear all the things that Yakuza Studio has to say concerning the sequence, which is confirmed to incorporate a number of title bulletins, together with “something expected,” by tuning in to YouTube, Fresh, and Niconico as soon as the occasion begins.
If one had been to hazard a guess about what might be introduced through the occasion, the most secure wager could be Yakuza 7. Bear in mind, although Yakuza 6 has but to be launched worldwide, it has been out in Japan since Dec. 8, 2016, so its undoubtedly due for a brand new mainline entry. If one had been to enterprise exterior the field, then one other doable guess may very well be a facet story title that includes Goro Majima. He has all the time been an essential character within the sequence and even turned playable in Yakuza 0. Contemplating that one of many largest (and greatest) additions to Kiwami was a mechanic that centered round him, it wouldn’t be too far-fetched for Yakuza Studio to capitalize on his present reputation by that includes him in his personal sport.
No matter what titles are introduced, nevertheless, it’s nearly sure that audiences exterior of Japan must wait fairly a while earlier than they’ll get their fingers on them. Although, the wait won’t be as lengthy this time round contemplating that Sega has change into more and more energetic in releasing the sequence to the West and different areas. In both case, with Kiwami popping out subsequent week and 6 popping out early subsequent 12 months, followers exterior of Japan will certainly have rather a lot on their plate whereas they wait.
As a reminder, the Yakuza Studio New Titles Presentation might be held on August 26 from 19:00 to twenty:00 JST and will be seen on YouTube, Recent and Niconico, so make sure to watch when you’re within the sequence.
– This text was up to date on March seventh, 2018