Yakuza series developer RGG Studio has confirmed that the Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name’s English dub will arrive sometime this month as a free update.
The announcement post, which arrived on X/Twitter does not share a specific release date for the audio update. However, RGG does tell fans to “stay tuned for more details,” and with the month already well underway, it shouldn’t be long before we hear more.
We’re excited to announce the English dub for Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name is coming in December via a free update!
Stay tuned for more details. pic.twitter.com/Ch1HPfLHpF
— RGG Studio (@RGGStudio) December 5, 2023
Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name launched for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X | S on November 8, 2023. English-speaking fans have primarily enjoyed Japanese audio with subtitles thus far. When the English dub releases, it will notably feature YouTuber and voice actor Yong Yea as its star, Kazuma Kiryu, replacing Darryl Kurylo.
The Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name English dub will arrive around one month before the series continues with a brand-new installment: Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth. This outing will launch January 26, 2024, for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X | S and will feature the continuation of main character Ichiban Kasuga’s story. Recently, we learned about its Animal Crossing-like experience, which lets players enjoy their very own island getaway activities.
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Interestingly, The Man Who Erased His Name was originally planned to be DLC. In our review of the November release, we explained that we enjoyed its overall adventure but felt it didn’t quite satiate our desires.
“Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name is kind of like the cup of miso soup served before Infinite Wealth’s main course – it delivers an enjoyably familiar flavour that stimulates the appetite, but doesn’t really make for a substantial meal in its own right,” we said at the time.
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