Yakuza 7 Is Adding New Game Plus And A Higher Difficulty

Yakuza: Like A Dragon ups the challenge and gives players more reason to start over with new paid DLC.


Yakuza: Like A Dragon, the seventh mainline game in the Yakuza series, is getting an update that will make the game harder on a second playthrough. The new DLC will only usable for players who have beaten the game once, and will allow them to go through again, but with the difficulty turned up.

The "Additional Challenge Expansion Pack" is paid DLC, and was announced on the game's Japanese Twitter page. The details of the announcement have been translated by Gematsu. It will add a New Game Plus option, as well as a "High Difficulty Mode" for players who want to tackle the game more than once.

The cost of this DLC has not been announced, but details will come at a later date.

Yakuza: Like A Dragon does not have a western release date set yet, but is expected to release in 2020 for PlayStation 4. Here's everything we know about the upcoming title, which replaces series protagonist Kazuma Kiryu with Kasuga Ichiban, and switches the series' martial arts combat for a turn-based RPG-style system.

Meanwhile, some of the Yakuza series is coming to Xbox Game Pass, with Yakuza 0 dropping onto the service on February 26, 2020.

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