Yakuza Kiwami is an video game developed by . It is a of , the first game in the , originally released on ‘s . Yakuza Kiwami was released on and in Japan on January 21, 2016, and on PlayStation 4 in Europe and North America on August 29, 2017. It was also ported for worldwide on on February 19, 2019, and was released on on April 21, 2020.
Like the original PlayStation 2 game, Yakuza Kiwami explores the life of a man named who is demoted from his clan after taking the blame for his boss’s murder. After a decade in prison, Kiryu searches for his old friends who have gone missing. The remake adds extra elements to the story, including Akira Nishikiyama’s corruption during Kiryu’s imprisonment and constant struggles between Kiryu and his rival . The gameplay was improved to act like the prequel , adding more depth to the fighting system.Sega had ideas to remake the first Yakuza game in 2015 as part of the series’