Yakuza 3, Yakuza 4, and Yakuza 5 PS4 Remasters Announced on Famitsu

Those who were waiting for remaster of Yakuza 3, 4, and 5 for PS4 can rejoice, as Sega has revealed them in this week's issue of Famitsu.

The Yakuza series has boomed in popularity in the west since its first releases on PS4, so many of the current fans have missed its earlier chapters.

While the first game is already available as Yakuza Kiwami, and the second is coming this summer (in the west) as Yakuza Kiwami 2many have been asking themselves if the chapters from three to five are ever coming to Sony’s newer console.

Turns out that they are, as announced in this week’s issue of the Japanese magazine Weekly Famitsu. The issue is coming out tomorrow, but as usual, it has already been leaked in its traditional paper form.

The remaster of Yakuza 3 will release in Japan on August 9th, priced at 3,990 yen. The remaster of Yakuza 4 will come in the fall, while Yakuza 5 will be released in the spring of next year. All three games will feature improved resolution and frame rate.

Yakuza 3, 4, and 5 were originally released in 2009, 2010, and 2013, all for PS3.

If you’re unfamiliar with the series, you can check out our review of its latest releaseYakuza 6: The Song of Life. You can also grab a copy on Amazon. If you already have it, you can pre-order Kiwami 2.

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Giuseppe Nelva

Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.

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