Yakuza 7 – Release Date, Trailer, Characters and Graphics

An action-adventure video game, Yakuza 7 – The Song of Life is developed and published by the Sega. The renowned game Yakuza 6 is the seventh installment in the Yakuza series. In this article, you will gain everything you will need to know about the new amazing Yakuza 7 video game. The article will cover the game features, game play, price, release date and much more.

Yakuza 6
Yakuza 7

One of the longest running game series, Sega announced to make the HD remake of the original Yakuza game for the PS4 console. While the official launch date of the game was set in 2016, the company rescheduled the release date for the beginning of 2018. The action – adventure game is played in an open world environment where a player can choose the kind of missions they prefer to pursue.

Yakuza 7 Release Date

The 6th installment of the Yakuza, an action-adventure video game series was officially announced at Tokyo Game Show 2015. During the conference, Sega confirmed the worldwide release date in early 2018. Toshihiro Nagoshi of the Sega further mentioned that major significant information would also be revealed throughout the year. Likewise, it was announced that the game will also feature the famous Japanese actor Beat Takeshi as a character. The game is exclusively launched for the PlayStation 4.

Yakuza 7 Trailer

Sony Interactive Entertainment has released the two trailers for its Yakuza games which include Yakuza 6: The Song of Life and Yakuza Kiwami. The trailers were uploaded to its official Youtube channel. In the trailer, you will get to see the games character and the character voiced by famous actors. The series is known for an incredibly extensive plot and top arcade brawler mechanic. The game trailer contains the message, “The final chapter of the legend of Kazuma Kiryu.” However, it is skeptical whether the Yakuza 6 will be the last entry in the series.

Yakuza 7 Gameplay

yakuza 6
yakuza 6

Although there hasn’t been any announcement on the Yakuza 6 gameplay, it’s fair to assume that the long-running series will feature some aspect of its predecessors. The main character Kazuma Kiryu returns as the game’s major protagonist and the only playable character in the game. The game is often compared to popular video game Grand Theft Auto as both games emphasize on open world titles while shooting and driving cars playing the crucial part. The game will take place in the notorious red light district of Onomichi, Tokyo. The game also offers the demo which gives the player a chance to experience the visually advanced game in the series for the first time. It is a total revamped mini-games with a selection of the world of Yakuza. Nevertheless, it also features the major locations in Japan including Kamurocho and Hiroshima.

Yakuza 7 Characters

Sega announced that the game will feature the well known Japanese actor Beat Takashi. The actor has appeared in a number of high grossing Japanese films. Moreover, the main character in the series will again be Kazuma Kiryu. Overall there hasn’t been any official information on what Beat’s character will be in the game. It will also feature New Japan Pro Wrestling wrestlers Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Satoshi Kojima, Kazuchika Okada, Toru Yano and Tetsuya Naito. The game will further have recurring roles from the prior Yakuza series.

Yakuza 7 Development

The game was announced during the Sony conference, Tokyo Game Show. The show was announced exclusively for PlayStation 4 with autumn 2016 release date. During the conference, Sega announced a traditional Chinese localization for the Asia region.  Yakuza 6 will include Fantasy Zone, Super Hang-On, Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown, Out Run, Puyo Puyo and Fantasy Zone in the form of play spots. Moreover, Puyo Puyo and Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown will enable multiplayer mode.

Yakuza 7 Screenshots and Graphics

Sega shared a series of new screenshots of the Yakuza 6 featuring the lead character Kazuma Kiryu. The screenshots show drastic improvement in the game’s graphics and visuals compared to the previous series. The screenshot is said to be extracted from the final build of the game. During the trailer launch, it also revealed the new graphics first-ever exclusively developed for the PlayStation 4. Yakuza 6 – The Song of Life is powered by PS4 dedicated engine coined the Dragon Engine.

Yakuza 7 Price and Consoles

The action-adventure video game developed by Saga is only available for the PlayStation 4 console. The game is priced at 33, 480 Yuan including tax. The PlayStation 4 Yakuza 6 limited edition console comes with amazing amount of features which includes 500 GB of storage with a copy of Yakuza 6, wireless controller, Yakuza 6 Blue-ray Disc standard edition software, original theme product code, mono-aural headset, power cord, USB cable, HDMI cable and manual. The limited edition is exclusively available through the Japanese Sony store and interested gamer can pre-order right away.

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