Sega has revealed Yakuza 7, and it is already clear that this upcoming sequel will characterize a big departure for the collection.- Advertisement -
Let’s get proper to it: in line with an interview translated by Gematsu, Yakuza 7 will characteristic a turn-based fight system. Given that Yakuza‘s real-time brawling fight is one its emblems (and highlights), this transfer to turn-based fight is a shocking change in course. Interestingly, Eurogamer factors out that Sega really did tease Yakuza 7‘s turn-based fight however framed it as an April Fool’s joke.
That April Fool’s joke video may very well be our greatest take a look at how Yakuza‘s turn-based fight works. Assuming that video is correct, then it appears to be like like Yakuza 7‘s turn-based fight system goes to be a bit extra fashionable than your typical JRPG expertise. We see lots of animations, elaborate assaults, and a form of storytelling system labored into the circulate of the battles.
It’s additionally doable that this turn-based fight system will solely make up a smaller half of the game, however the data launched to date suggests that it’s going to make up a minimum of the overwhelming majority of the fight sequences in Yakuza 7. It’s a daring change in course, but it surely does look promising.
Yakuza 7‘s plot will comply with a brand new protagonist named Ichiban Kasuga as he wanders by Yokohama after being launched from an 18-year jail sentence. It appears that fairly a bit has modified since Kasuga went away, and there could also be no room for him on this new world.
While the Yakuza workforce notice that they are keen to return to the collection’ traditional gameplay if this alteration in course would not work out, we’re to see if Yakuza could make this gameplay leap and maybe even justify a spin-off that follows this turn-based method.
Here’s all the things we find out about Yakuza 7.
Yakuza 7 Release Date
Yakuza 7 releases on PS4 in Japan, China, and Korea in January and later in 2020 for the remainder of the world.
Yakuza 7 Trailer
This Yakuza 7 trailer from Tokyo Game Show 2019 is much like the earlier preview, but it surely provides subtitles and an expanded take a look at the game’s story.
This first trailer for Yakuza 7 provides a quick take a look at the formidable sequel.
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