Famitsu recently interviewed RGG Studio’s Masayoshi Yokoyama regarding the company’s recent major announcements. Throughout the article, Yokoyama remarks on how Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Blotted His Name isn’t full-scale and the story length is still being adjusted, but it’s stated to be probably about half the length of a main title. 10-20 hours is the current rough estimate of expected playing time. It explicitly mentions that it’s probably longer than the Kaito Files DLC for judgment lost.
Additionally, Yokoyama points out that the protagonist of like a dragon 8 is still Ichiban Kasuga, the protagonist of the previous game.
Masayoshi Yokoyama“One thing I can say is that Like a Dragon 8 will mainly focus on Ichiban Kasuga, first and foremost. In October last year, I previously said that the sequel to Like a Dragon 7 will would involve as a main character, and our plans haven’t changed at all since that day.
We will update this article with more important information following further translations from us.
Developer RGG Studio and publisher Sega have announced Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Blotted His Name for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC via Windows and Steam.
This action title will focus on the series’ former protagonist, Kazuma Kiryu, between Yakuza 6: The Song of Life leading to like a dragon 8. A release in 2023 is planned.
Like a dragon: Ishin! was recently announced for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC via Steam. Releasing in February next year, this entry was previously exclusive to Japan. Additionally, this upcoming build is remade from scratch on Unreal Engine 4.
like a dragon 8 was recently announced for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC via Steam. This turn-based entry will focus on protagonists Ichiban and Kiryu after Yakuza: like a dragon. A release in 2024 is planned.