By Steve Baltimore / April 12th, 2017
SEGA has announced today that Yakuza Kiwami Will Be Launching in the West in August. This is a remake of the first Yakuza game with completely redone graphics. The Japanese voice acting has also been re-recorded by the original cast. This version of the game also features added distractions and 30 minutes of new cutscenes. The game will release in Europe and North America on August 29th with a retail price of $29,99. Pre-orders/first run copies of the physical version will come packaged in a stunning SteelBook.
SEGA has also launch an all new Yakuza Experience website. This is an all new Yakuza portal is a place the world can be explored via an interactive timeline and character map. This is a great way to learn all about the Yakuza Universe. There is also the first issue of the 10-issue digital comic. This comic starts with some of the key events of Yakuza 0 and goes all the way up to Yakuza 6: The Song of Life, coming to PS4 early next year. Even if you have been a fan of the series a while you might find some new goodies here as well.
SEGA has also released some screen shots and a trailer for your viewing pleasure: