Listen to the Crazy Fan Reaction to the Yakuza Kiwami 2 Localization Announcement

When Sega announced the western release of Yakuza Kiwami 2, the audience in attendance at the event went bonkers with joy.

on March 18, 2018 11:26 AM

Yesterday evening’s announcement of the localization of Yakuza Kiwami 2 certainly made a lot of gamers happy. Yet, one thing is for sure, the fans that were present at the Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, California, ere especially happy. Their reaction is one for the history books.

While the crowd was quiet when the trailer began, they went completely bonkers as soon as the faces of Kazuma Kiryu and Ryuji Goda appeared on the screen, revealing that the much-anticipated remake of Yakuza 2 was indeed coming west.

If you don’t believe me, you can check out the recording below. Just make sure to turn the volume down, because the crowd got so loud that it passed the limits of the microphones.

If you care about the Yakuza series, you can check out our review of Yakuza 6, and some new information on the upcoming project codenamed Shin Yakuza.

Yakuza Kiwami 2 will release in the west on August 28th for PS4.

 /  Executive News Editor
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.