The story of extremely endearing protagonist Ichiban Kasuga shines brighter than ever on PlayStation 5, the place Yakuza: Like a Dragon presents enhanced visuals. This next-gen improve helps you to select between 60 frames-per-second at a barely greater decision, or 30 frames-per-second with 4K assist. And, nicely… That is about it. Except for what we predict are some improved lighting methods, Like a Dragon appears just about the identical because it did on PS4. The draw distance continues to be a bit wonky and metropolis streets are stuffed with low high quality textures. It is not a foul trying sport total, nevertheless it’s a disgrace that it does not do extra.
Fortunately, if you have not but performed Like a Dragon, you are in for an actual deal with. And even in the event you did already play via this typically insane RPG on PS4, there’s nonetheless a lot to take pleasure in on a second run (though it needs to be famous that save knowledge doesn’t carry over from the PS4 model, for some mad cause).
Like a Dragon stays a fascinatingly distinctive and finally very refreshing tackle each conventional role-playing titles and the Yakuza collection. It efficiently blends old skool RPG qualities like flip primarily based battles and an addictive job system with a modern-day setting, and the entire issues that we have come to like about Yakuza. That features an enthralling storyline (that is admittedly tremendous gradual to begin), a forged of completely sensible characters, and an entire smorgasbord of non-compulsory actions and minigames. Briefly, it is a delight.
However in the event you’re in search of a way more in-depth evaluation of the sport, you must take a look at our full Yakuza: Like a Dragon PS4 evaluate. Within the meantime, all you actually need to know concerning the PS5 model is that it is the identical expertise — it simply appears a bit higher.