SEGA announced the eighth game in the Yakuza series on Wednesday. The action game will be released under the name Like a Dragon 8 and should be released in 2024 for PlayStation consoles, Xbox consoles and PC. More details about the game are not yet known.
On Wednesday, SEGA published a teaser of Like a Dragon 8. It features the main characters Ichiban Kasuga and Kazuma Kiryu. Like a Dragon 8 will feature the same combat system as Yakuza: Like a Dragon, the developers reported during the RGG Summit presentation. Furthermore, few details are known about the game, such as other gameplay elements and the story.
SEGA also has the spin-off game Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name, announced, which will release in 2023 for PlayStation consoles, Xbox consoles, and PC. The story of the game revolves around the events of Kiryu’s life between Yakuza 6 and Like a Dragon 8. The length of the game is about half the length of an average Yakuza game, according to producer Masayoshi Yokoyama. That could be between ten and twenty hours.