TGS 2015: Yakuza Kiwimi brings remastered original to PS4/PS3; Yakuza 6 coming in 2016

The original Yakuza is getting the remaster treatment for PS4 and PS3, but there's also a whole new sequel on the way in 2016.


With a Japanese audience watching Sony's Tokyo Game Show press conference intently, the time was right to reveal some news about the Yakuza series. And Sega is now ready to bring the original Yakuza to PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 on January 21 in Japan. With that announcement out of the way, it was time to announce Yakuza 6 as a PlayStation 4 exclusive, with a Fall 2016 release window in Japan.


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