Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name Official Announcement Trailer Out Now!

Written by Ren

10 June 2023

Scheduled for Release on Nov. 9, 2023, Pre-Orders are Now Open!

Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name Official Website
Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name First official trailer

June 9, 2023 – SEGA is pleased to announce that Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name is slated for release on Nov. 9, 2023 (PlayStation® 4, PlayStation® 5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows, Steam). Pre-orders are now available and the first official trailer for the game has been released. Pre-order for the PlayStation® Store will start at a later date.

A brand-new title that depicts Kazuma Kiryu’s story after the events of Yakuza 6: The Song of Life. Featuring improved combat, new stages, and characters, an abundance of entertaining minigames, and a star-studded cast!

An Untold Story from Kazuma Kiryu’s Point of View – What must you sacrifice to protect the ones you love?


Having faked his own death to protect his loved ones, Kazuma Kiryu, the once-renowned yakuza, now lives in obscurity.

He occasionally receives missions as a secret agent for the Daidoji Faction, a shadowy organization that once operated as a fixer for the government. Kiryu’s very existence is kept a closely guarded secret within Daidoji. There he languishes away each day in his self-imposed solitude. Until one day, somebody arrives to drag Kiryu back into the fold.


Dynamically switch between the Yakuza and Agent fighting styles in visceral melee combat. With the Yakuza Style, strike fear into enemies by unleashing wildly aggressive moves powered by Kiryu’s unparalleled strength and flair. Alternatively, up the ante with the Agent Style by delivering blows with absolute speed and precision, while using an array of high-tech gadgets like electrified bind wires to stun enemies and then send them flying.

Strategically adapt to the situation and leverage both styles to dominate and destroy hordes of enemies.

*Images may vary from the final product.

Pre-Orders Available Now for Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name!

Those who preorder the digital version of Like a Dragon Gaiden will receive the Legendary Fighter Pack pre-order bonus*, featuring Goro Majima, Taiga Saejima, and Daigo Dojima.

Three legendary yakuza from the Tojo Clan show up to the arena aboard the mysterious tanker at sea. At the arena on board the ship, three legendary yakuza from the Tojo Clan will show up for a brawl!

Witness greatness as fabled men duke it out for the title of the strongest!

Legendary Fighter Pack Content

Additional Character: Goro Majima
Additional Character: Taiga Saejima
Additional Character: Daigo Dojima

Announcement Giveaway Campaign

To celebrate the announcement of Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name, we are happy to be holding a special giveaway! Be sure to enter before the campaign ends on June 23rd for a chance to win!

Prize:PS5 x 1
User Campaign Period: Jun 9 (Fri) – Jun 23 (Fri)

How to Participate:

  1. Like the giveaway post on the RGG Facebook Page.
  2. Mention 2 of your Friends in the Comments.

*Customers who pre-order the title by 11:59 PM on Nov. 8, 2023 (JST) will be eligible for a pre-order bonus. The bonus will be sold separately after this period.

*In order to use this content, the main game “Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name” is required. If the latest patch is needed to use this content, please update first before playing the game.

*Pre-Orders for the PlayStation Store will launch at a later date.

Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio New Release Presentation

In addition to today’s announcement, SEGA announced on May 29th that the RGG Summit Summer 2023 has been confirmed to air on June 16, 2023, from 11:00 AM (UTC+8) on YouTube! Tune in on June 16th to hear the latest news from Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio, a team that’s constantly striving for innovation. If haven’t already, click on the YouTube Event Link** below to set a reminder for the RGG Summit.


**With English Simultaneous Interpretation



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