PlayStation has revealed that it will add the eight main games from Yakuza to PlayStation Plus during the rest of the year, starting in August.
Yakuza 0, Yakuza Kiwami, Yakuza Kiwami 2 Y Yakuza: Like a Dragon they will be added to the service first next month. Later in the year, Yakuza 3 Remastered, Yakuza 4 Remastered, Yakuza 5 Remastered Y Yakuza 6: Song of Life will also be included.
The revamped PlayStation Plus service It has three different levels: Essential, Extra and Premium. The availability of yakuza games spans between them, so it can be a bit confusing, but here is the list as follows:
- Essential: Yakuza: Like a dragon
- Extra: Yakuza 0, Yakuza Kiwami, Yakuza Kiwami 2, Yakuza 6
- Premium: Yakuza 3 Remastered, Yakuza 4 Remastered, Yakuza 5 Remastered
PlayStation has also announced the three monthly free games that will be included in the Essential level for August. Said Yakuza: Like a Dragon is one of them, along with Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 Y little nightmares.
It’s finally time for Yakuza games to join the PlayStation subscription service, as the series has been on Xbox Game Pass for quite some time. With Yakuza: Like a Dragon joining to the August 2022 PlayStation Plus lineup, it’s an interesting time as earlier this month developer Ryu Ga Gotoku gave us our first look at Yakuza 8.
Although it has been confirmed that Yakuza 8 is in development, the game has yet to be officially revealed. There are two upcoming game shows in the near future, which are Tokyo Game Show and Gamescom. It is possible that we could see the first official trailer of Yakuza 8 at any of the conferences.