RGG Studio boss Masayoshi Yokoyama says that the series is no longer focused on the Yakuza, which is why its Western name has changed.
Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio has announced an imminent livestream. The developer has previously confirmed it's working on multiple titles, including the next Yakuza game.
A tour video of RGG Studios uploaded by MMA fighter Mikuru Asakura has given us our first look at the next mainline Yakuza game.
Sales for the series have been trending upwards since 2019, which is around the time that Sega began to add PC support.
Sega veterans Toshihiro Nagoshi and Daisuke Sato, both of whom have been synonymous with Yakuza, are leaving Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio.
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Global and multiplatform releases will lead to better sales, Sega believes.
"Ghost of Tsushima has helped Western gamers become more interested in samurai," says Daisuke Sato.
The Yakuza series creator has taken a creative director role.
Ryu ga Gotoku Studio's series is "highly evaluated by overseas users" though still considered niche.
Are we ready for the next Yakuza game already?
UPDATE: This might not be happening after all...
The film will follow the original protagonist of the series.
The series will get a special celebration later in the month.
The next game should be highlighted in some way.
Yakuza cannot be contained on a single platform.
The next game in the franchise has its story finished and is recording now.
The mysterious character will ally with the game’s protagonist.
Some bosses just choose to end it themselves, either out of compassion or shame.
The world of Yakuza is a dangerous yet thrilling place. Here are a few things going on behind its scenes.