Fans of the Yakuza series will be happy to know that Yakuza 0 will be released in Australia and New Zealand early next year.
Sega has announced that Yakuza 0 will be released exclusively to the PS4 in early 2017 for Western countries including Australia and New Zealand. It will be available both physically and digitally.
The game serves as an origin story for main character, Kazama Kiryu. It wll show us how he came up the ranks of many notorious Japanese gangs.
· The Dragon’s Origins: What lies in a man’s past defines his future, and in this case, we learn a lot about what inspires Kiryu down the paths he takes in the rest of the Yakuza series. Plus, you don’t get to be called “Dragon” without being able to knock a few heads. Combat abilities can be hot-swapped during fights for some of the most intense battles in the Yakuza series to date.
· Embrace the Mad Dog: For the first time in a numbered game, long-time NPC Goro Majima is now playable. With his own fighting style, abilities, and his penchant for turning sleaze into profit, stepping into the role of Yakuza’s most eccentric character will provide some eye-opening insight.
· The Decadence of the 1980s in Japan: Cash rules everything in the world of Yakuza 0, and in the game, there are a million ways to spend, make, or take money. From cash spilling out of the pockets of gang members you fight to Telephone Clubs, Disco Halls, or even Pocket Circuit car races, there are tons of ways to be a well-to-do gangster.
· Possession is 9/10ths…: Yakuza 0 will get a physical release in Europe/Australia! More details on the retail edition will come at a later date.
Yakuza 0 will have Japanese audio but English subtitles are provided. You can check out the latest trailer by clicking here.