Together with all Side Cases, total gameplay time can average 70 to 80 hours.
Sega’s Project Judge was first revealed at the pre-Tokyo Game Show Lineup Event hosted by Sony. Though we know it’s the new IP that the Yakuza development team has been working on, it’s pretty interesting to see just how similar and yet how different the game looks in comparison.
That being said, Project Judge will mimic Yakuza’s penchant for a long storyline and plentiful side missions. Producer Kazuki Hosokawa spoke to Bahamut in a recent interview and confirmed that the main story would take 30 to 35 hours to complete. Playing just the main story without doing any Side Cases (aka side missions) will make things a lot more difficult, since the experience is balanced with that content in mind.
For those completionists who revel in the side missions and story, they’re looking at about 70 to 80 hours of total playtime (100 to 200 hours if you want all the Trophies). Due to the amount of dialogue, you shouldn’t expect the game to be fully voiced, as per Hosokawa when speaking to Dengeki.
Project Judge arrives for PS4 on December 13th for Japan, while Western audiences can expect to see it in 2019.