Here are the PS5 Specs for Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Maybe Skip This if You Have the Xbox Version

Yakuza: Like a Dragon was a surprise hit for the franchise purely because it was so different, being a turn-based RPG as opposed to the beat-em-ups that came before, and taking a delightfully meta twist along the way – we’re seeing the events of the game through the eyes of video game obsessed Ichiban, fresh out of prison for a crime he didn’t commit and then left for dead by the very man who arranged for him to take the fall – who wouldn’t have a few screws loose?


The game was originally released on the PS4 in Japan all the way back in January 2020, with a Worldwide release on PS4 and Xbox Series X/S on November 10th (Excluding Japan, which is seeing the Xbox release next month. I know, it’s confusing), with the PS5 edition seeing a worldwide release on March 2nd (this date is the same in Japan.)

There’s been some speculation about the specs and what new features the PS5 edition will bring – such as whether it will make use of the PS5 controller’s adaptive triggers or haptic feedback – but it looks like as far as specs go, it’s nothing we’ve not seen before: The game will run exactly the same as it did on the Xbox Series X/S, at least on a visual level. you’ll get the option to switch from performance mode – which has a 30 FPS frame rate and 4K – or a frame rate option, which reduces the resolution to 1440p but raises the framerate to 60 FPS.

Yakuza Like a Dragon

The bad news is that, if you’ve already bought the PS4 edition, your save file won’t transfer over to the PS5, so you’ll need to start a fresh story – but if a game has lobsters as a summon, is that really a problem?

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