Yakuza: Like a Dragon confirmed for Windows 10

A new Yakuza: Like a Dragon trailer debuted today during the Inside Xbox livestream, along with confirmation that the game will launch on Windows 10 and Xbox One.

A listing for Yakuza: Like a Dragon appeared on SteamDB earlier this week, and it remains there—it was just updated today, in fact. A Steam release still hasn't been confirmed, but executive director Toshihiro Nagoshi said during the stream that it "will be available as part of the Xbox Series X launch slate, as well as on Xbox One and Windows 10."

As for the trailer, it recaps much of what was seen in last year's announcement video, but goes to some rather interesting places. Along with the usual hand-to-hand combat and ferocious gangster beatdowns, there is also a giant lobster, a baseball bat wrapped in barbed wire that has a serious Excalibur vibe going on, and—if I'm seeing things correctly—an orbital laser strike. I'm not sure what's going on, to be honest, but it's got me thinking that maybe I should play some Yakuza.

Yakuza: Like a Dragon was released in Japan in January, and is expected to come out worldwide later this year.

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.