Leaked on Thursday by Taiwan’s PlayStation Store, Yakuza Kiwami 2 has now officially been announced for the PlayStation 4.
As previously revealed, the upcoming release is a remake of Yakuza 2 and is powered by Yakuza 6: The Song of Life‘s Dragon Engine. Additional details provided by SEGA today during a livestream event can be found below (as reported by Gematsu):
- Yakuza Kiwami 2 features an additional “Truth of Majima Goro” scenario in which Majima Goro is playable.
- The game includes a “large number” of stories that haven’t been told before.
- Expect a new cast of voice actors including Hakuryu as Ryo Takashima, Susumu Terajima as Jiro Kawara, Houka Kinoshita as Wataru Kurahashi, and Yuichi Kimura as Tsutomu Bessho.
- Japanese band SiM will be working on the theme song.
Yakuza Kiwami 2 will release in Japan on December 7 for 7,590 yen. There will also be a limited edition priced at 11,590 yen. A Western release has yet to be announced but if the recent release of Yakuza Kiwami is any indication then expect this one to release abroad as well.
You can check out an announcement trailer and a story trailer below courtesy of YouTube user Azazel_Irekov.
We’ll update our readers when we have more info. In the meantime, let us know what you think of the videos and first details.