We already knew that the entire Yakuza collection was getting a PS4 facelift after the success of Yakuza 0, Kiwami and Kiwami 2. What we didn’t know was just how soon we would be able to get our hands on them. Sega announced during Gamescom that The Yakuza Remastered Collection is coming to the PlayStation 4 and that Yakuza 3 is available right now. After that, Yakuza 4 will release on October 29, 2019, and Yakuza 5 on February 11, 2020. Each game will unlock on those dates and be added to the collection automatically.
More About The Yakuza Remastered Collection (taken from the game’s official press release:
“In addition to graphical and performance upgrades (720p>1080p at 30>60fps), all three games have gone through a rigorous re-localization process. The English scripts for each game have been reviewed, revised, and even rewritten in some cases, and content previously cut from the Western releases of Yakuza 3, 4, and 5 have been re-added in The Yakuza Remastered Collection. In Yakuza 3, this means the Mahjong, Shogi, Massage Parlor, and ever-popular Cabaret minigames, as well as a collection of Substories cut from the original release, are now available in the West for the first time! Several quality-of-life changes have also been added for each release in the collection, including a Substory tracker on the map and the ability to toggle between English and Japanese written lyrics during Karaoke. “
A limited run of The Yakuza Remastered Collection: Day One Edition will also be released on February 11, 2020 for $59.99, and contains Yakuza 3, Yakuza 4, & Yakuza 5 on two discs. in a striking red collectible case emblazoned with Kiryu’s trademark dragon tattoo. It will also include a Yakuza 5 PS3 case to help complete your collection.
The Yakuza Remastered Collection is available now digitally for $59.99
Sega also announced that The Yakuza Origins Digital Bundle is available on the PlayStation Store right now and contains the first three chapters of the Dragon of Dojima’s tale: Yakuza 0, Yakuza Kiwami, and Yakuza Kiwami 2, for $49.99.