Today is already off to an incredible start, especially with the release of SEGA and Toshihiro Nagoshi’s incredible Yakuza Kiwami on PC via Steam just this morning. Originally released in North America on PlayStation 4 all the way back in August 2017, PC players are finally able to enjoy this incredible remake of the original PlayStation 2 Yakuza title. This is a series that’s absolutely worth all the praise it’s given, easily topping out everything else on my own personal list, and it seems SEGA isn’t afraid to flaunt this praise. Coinciding with the PC release earlier today, SEGA of America has begun streaming their own “Yakuza Kiwami PC Accolades Trailer” over on their YouTube channel:
With the release of Yakuza Kiwami on PC, we see the addition of support for enhanced 4K resolutions, uncapped framerates, and ultra-widescreen support. While it did take an extra year and a bit to release, this definitely will be one of the best-playing versions of Yakuza Kiwami and is something that both PC gamers and diehard fans of the series will definitely want to check. SEGA describes the title below:
1995, Kamurocho… Kazuma Kiryu, the Dragon of Dojima, takes the fall for the murder of a crime boss to protect his sworn brother, Akira Nishikiyama, and his childhood friend, Yumi.
2005… Akira Nishikiyama has become a changed man. Yumi is nowhere to be found. Ten billion yen has gone missing from the Tojo Clan’s coffers, putting the organization on the brink of civil war. And Kazuma Kiryu is released from prison to a world he no longer recognizes.
With enhanced gameplay, an expanded cinematic story, the return of the battle styles from Yakuza 0, more nightlife spots, and re-recorded audio by the series cast, Yakuza Kiwami is the ultimate and most “extreme” version of the original vision of the series, now optimised for PC with 4K resolutions, uncapped framerates, customisable controls and ultra-widescreen support.
Available now on PC via Steam, those interested in checking out Yakuza Kiwami can head over to Steam’s official marketplace.
Don’t miss our ongoing exclusive 4-part interview series with Toshihiro Nagoshi, you can check out part 1 here!