Yakuza 5 Digital Preorders and Developer Interview #3


PLATFORM: PlayStation®3


GENRE: Open World RPG



PRICE: $39.99

OFFICIAL WEBSITE: yakuza.Sega.com

Yakuza 5 Digital Pre-order Details

Plus the Final Part of the Developer Interview Series

Yakuza 5 is coming later this year (we're still trying to get the exact date locked down), and beginning today, players can pre-order the PlayStation 3 game digitally on PlayStation Network.

For the aspiring organized crime enthusiast who takes advantage of the pre-order, they'll receive a 15% discount on the game as well as the "Fulfiller of Dreams" static theme.

We also have the third and final part of Gio Corsi of SCEA Third Party Production's interview with Yakuza series General Director Toshihiro Nagoshi and Producer Masayoshi Yokoyama as they discuss the game's music, the developers' thoughts on the Western release and the game's themes.

Interview part 3:


Missed the other parts of the interview? Watch them here:
Part 1 - Welcome to the World of Yakuza 5
Part 2 - All About Hostess Clubs

Pre-order press release below.

KAKATTE KOI! [Bring It On!]

Yakuza 5 Now Available for Pre-order in the Americas for PlayStation 3

LOS ANGELES -- Aug. 25, 2015 -- Yakuza 5, one of the most requested titles to be localized in PlayStation's #Buildingthelist campaign, can now be pre-ordered digitally on PlayStation Network in the Americas. The open-world action adventure game published by SEGA puts players in the roles of 5 interconnected protagonists as they explore the seedy underworld of Japan. Originally released in Japan in 2012 but making its Western debut later this year, players in the Americas can now pre-order the game. Full details below.

Gamers! who pre-order the game can purchase it at a 15% discount off the $39.99 launch price. As an added pre-order bonus, players will also receive a static Yakuza 5 theme for their PlayStation 3.

Yakuza 5 features more mini-games than previous titles, a modified battle system as well as enhanced customizations and interactions in the signature hostess bars of the franchise. In addition to these features, Yakuza 5 also introduces "Another Drama" which is a series of side stories that focus on each protagonist in-depth and are separate from the main story of the game. Yakuza 5 will launch later this year. For more information about the game, please visit www.yakuza.Sega.com

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