It will also be the second title in the series to enjoy the Dragon game engine explicitly made for this series of titles, something that could use a bit of work in order to optimize hardware performance, sit at a solid 30 FPS at minimum plus not induce screen-tearing.
The Song of Life is slated to release for the rest of the world next month, Sega has also announced that Yakuza Kiwami 2 will indeed be releasing in the West for the PlayStation 4. The game will be releasing both physically and digitally on the PlayStation 4 on August 28, 2018 for $49.99.
Below you can read a series of bullet points directly from the press release.
First released in Japan back in December 2017, the Yakuza 2 remake will finally come west on August 28th. Because of this, the two dragons of the Yakuza saga would eventually meet: Kiryu as the "Dragon of Dojima" and Omi Family's Ryuji Goda as the "Dragon of Kansai". Experience gorgeous graphics on top of seamless transitions between battles or when entering or leaving buildings. The story takes turn between Goro and Kiryu's campaign just like it was the case with Yakuza 0. All cutscenes and key voiced lines have been re-recorded to be as true to the original as possible, while reaping the benefits of the most powerful engine the Yakuza series has ever seen.
George Lucas breaks ground on Lucas Museum of Narrative Art
Finally, Lucas's museum is expected to create 1,500 construction-related jobs and 350 permanent occupations once it is finished. Garcetti, in turn, declared that Lucas and Hobson, who reside in the Bay Area, are now Angelenos as well.
If you've forgotten, or aren't familiar with the story, you can check out a 10-part web comic on the Yakuza Experience website to get up to speed.
Big Hits, Minigames - Kiryu hasn't let his time away from the front lines tiresome his skills in combat or leisure.
There will be new content coming to Yakuza Kiwami 2 that wasn't present on the PlayStation 2 back in the day.