*OUT NOW* Yakuza 5 Official Trailer: Gameplay trailer, Remastered versions, Release date & more

Take a closer look at upcoming return of Sega’s popular Japanese action-adventure series.

Phil Pangalos by Phil Pangalos
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Sega may have released their Yakuza series 15 years ago, but the games have maintained their popularity, having sold over 12 million copies.

The PS4 Remaster of Yakuza 5 has now officially launched – check out the launch trailer here!

Keep reading to find out more about the remastered version and watch the trailer.

Trailer

The arrival of Yakuza 5 remastered will complete the remastered collection.

As you’d expect, the trailer revolves around the story of Kazuma Kiryu and a load of kick-ass fight scenes.

For those who don’t know, Kiryu’s story begins after he’s severed his ties with the criminal underworld in favour of his family’s safety.

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His life away from crime doesn’t last too long – you’ll have to play the game to find out why.

The trailer doesn’t reveal much other than the fact that the games will be an exact recreation of the originals, but will be playable in 1080p at 60fps.

Fans of the original series, this is immersive nostalgia to a whole new level.

Gameplay

Yakuza 5’s remastered running system will create more realistic gameplay.

READY… FIGHT! Some of the mechanics have been tinkered with, but on the whole, the game is largely the same as the original

The battle system and customization system have been enhanced from Yakuza 4, and various mini-games are now available in the well-known locales from the series.

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These include infamous night club spots and popular CLUB SEGA locations.

Release Date 

The remastered versions of Yakuza 3 and 4 are already available, with Yakuza 5 primed to roll out on 11 February 2020.

To read more about Yakuza 5, head here.

Phil Pangalos

First Console: GameBoy Color / Favourite Game: Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood / Currently playing: UFC 3

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