In the gameplay trailer, you can see the combat system of the game, which has changed to turn-based, as well as new characters – employee of the cabaret club Saeko Mukoda and former police officer Koichi Adachi.
The developers also showed various mini-games – Dragon Kart combat karting, karaoke, pachinko machines and watching movies in a movie theater where the protagonist needs to stay awake.
The protagonist of the game is Itiban Kasuga, who previously acted as the protagonist of Yakuza Online.
According to the plot of Like a Dragon, Itiban Kasuga spends 18 years in prison at the request of the head of the criminal clan Arakawa – and after being released he is betrayed. As a result, Kasuga arrives in the city of Yokohama, where he gets involved in the conflict between the Yakuza and the Chinese mafia.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon will be released on January 16, 2020 in Japan. The exact release date of the game in Western countries is not reported.