Japan Will Get Yakuza and Yakuza 2 HD on the Wii U…and We Probably Won’t

Japan Will Get Yakuza and Yakuza 2 HD on the Wii U…and We Probably Won’t

During the Japanese version of today’s Nintendo Direct we got an interesting surprise. Remember Yakuza 1 & 2 HD Edition for the PS3? Wii U owners are going to be able to enjoy it as well this August.

The Wii U version will have exclusive features and will be playable entirely on the GamePad.

The downside? Considering that the announcement was excluded from the western version of the Nintendo Direct we probably won’t get it in the west, and I’m also starting to wonder if we’ll ever see Yakuza 5

If only Sega West set aside those mediocre Sonic & Mario games  and started working on bringing over the true gems they have (and on marketing them properly)… I know, I won’t hold my breath on that.