Yakuza: Like a Dragon releases today in Japan (it’s already January 16 there) and Sega had news and gameplay to celebrate the launch of the new mainline Yakuza game.
First of all, we get a ton of gameplay showcased during a celebratory livestream, and you can check that out at the bottom of the post.
On top of that, we get the announcement that the game will follow a tradition common to many of its predecessors, receiving weekly free DLC until the end of February.
The first DLC launches today and it includes a Cleaner outfit costume for Ichiban, an accessory, a bunch of crafting materials, and some consumables.
You can see the outfit below.
We also get the schedule for the following free DLC packs, even if the content of each hasn’t been revealed.
They’ll come on January 23, January 30, February 6, February 13, February 20, and February 27.
If you’d like to see more about Yakuza: Like a Dragon, you can check out a bunch of commercials from earlier this morning, the latest trailer, the previous promotional video, some gameplay from a few days ago, more gameplay showing all the jobs, some focusing on minigames, a batch of screenshots introducing the men of the Seiryukai, more showing the Omi Union crew, a few female characters that will help Ichiban Kasuga, a look at some inevitable product placement, one the at battle mechanics, another showing enemies and summons, one focusing on making money at the beginning of the game, one showcasing more advanced money-making activities, another on the new town Isezaki Ijincho, one on the Human Power stats, one on the Dragon Kart minigame, one showcasing the Bleach Japan organization, one featuring the Sujimon feature, one showcasing the return of old heroes, another focusing on how they will be summonable in battle, one showing fresh faces, and one focusing on photo mode and more.