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Yakuza: Kiwami Headed to Steam on February 19 - VGChartz
Yakuza: Kiwami Headed to Steam on February 19

Yakuza: Kiwami Headed to Steam on February 19 - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 21 January 2019 / 732 Views

Yakuza: Kiwami will launch for Windows PC via Steam on February 19, according to a GIF posted on the official Steam page. The final frame of the GIF reveals the release date.


Here is an overview of the game:

“Kiwami” means extreme.

1995, Kamurocho… Kazuma Kiryu, the Dragon of Dojima, takes the fall for the murder of a crime boss to protect his sworn brother, Akira Nishikiyama, and his childhood friend, Yumi.

2005… Akira Nishikiyama has become a changed man. Yumi is nowhere to be found. Ten billion yen has gone missing from the Tojo Clan’s coffers, putting the organization on the brink of civil war. And Kazuma Kiryu is released from prison to a world he no longer recognizes.

With enhanced gameplay, an expanded cinematic story, the return of the battle styles from Yakuza 0, more nightlife spots, and re-recorded audio by the series cast, Yakuza: Kiwami is the ultimate and most “extreme” version of the original vision of the series, now optimized for PC with 4K resolutions, uncapped framerates, customisable controls and ultra-widescreen support.


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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3 Comments

Chazore (on 22 January 2019)

Noice. Another one to add to the collection.


JON0 (on 21 January 2019)

Nice to see Yakuza games coming to PC with some effort included. That gif is amazing.


method114 (on 21 January 2019)

Welp looks like I got next game lined up after RE2.