SEGA revealed today that they will be bringing Yakuza Kiwami 2 to Xbox One and Windows 10, and Xbox Game Pass on July 30th, 2020. The sequel to the smash hit, it follows the events of the first game one year later in the shoes of Kazuma Kiryu, as the Ga Gotoku Studio developed title will be the first Yakuza game to available to Xbox and PC players that uses their powerful Dragon Engine. While we wait for the game to arrive, here are some of the features the company highlighted about the game and what you can expect from this version.
- Dragons Belong on the Dragon Engine – Yakuza Kiwami 2 is a re-creation of the original Yakuza 2, completely rebuilt in the Dragon Engine, the same engine used in developing Yakuza 6: The Song of Life. Experience gorgeous graphics on top of seamless transitions between battles or when entering or leaving buildings. Character facial animations have undergone a significant overhaul, and all cutscenes and key voiced lines have been re-recorded to enhance the exhilarating drama that unfolds throughout the game.
- Big Hits, Mini Games – Experience visceral street brawling and weapon-based combat, and tons of leisure activities in Kamurocho (Tokyo) and Sotenbori (Osaka), Pull off a wide variety of brutal (and hilarious) Heat Actions, and challenge new minigames such as Golf Bingo, the original arcade release of Virtua Fighter 2Virtual-On, the return of Yakuza 0's much-celebrated Cabaret (including the return of fan-favourite Yuki!), Majima Construction-themed Clan Creator and real-time strategy game, and even SEGA's infamous Toylets!
- Unveil the Truth of Goro Majima – This time around, Kiryu isn't the only one running the show – fans of the Mad Dog of Shimano won't want to miss this new Majima-centric campaign, which features Majima as a playable character, complete with his trusty dagger, and sheds light on his personal journey from the end of Yakuza Kiwami up to Yakuza Kiwami 2.