I wish, I wish upon a star...
Recovering from his injuries from the previous game the police approach Kazuma Kiryu in hospital and reveal they are going to arrest him for his past crimes. Kiryu chooses not to resist the arrest and willingly spends three years in prison in order to live peacefully with the children he had fostered at Asagao and Haruka in the future. Upon being released, it is revealed that Haruka had not stayed at Asagao and had seemingly gone missing. Kiryu searches for Haruka only to find out that she has been left in a coma after a hit and run incident. It is also revealed that Haruka has a newborn son, Haruto, who Kiryu decides to kidnap so that child-services do not take him away. With it unclear whether Haruka will recover from her injuries Kiryu travels with the baby to Hiroshima, to uncover the mystery of what Haruka had been doing for the last three years.
The Yakuza series has excelled in presenting poignant stories balanced by over-the-top action and humor since the first entry released in 2005. However, it wasn't until the release of last year's Yakuza 0 that the…
And it nearly didn’t get made at all.
PS4 exclusive no longer?
Keep them coming, Sega!
Yakuza 6 did the same for its franchise.