When Yakuza 3 landed in the West in the PlayStation 3 version in the now distant 2010, SEGA decided to cut a lot of content deemed unsuitable for the tastes of the players of the Old and New Continents. Among them, there were over 20 secondary missions, several mini-games, and the entire hostess club management system
Since then a lot of water has passed under the bridge and, apparently, the SEGA leaders have finally changed their opinion on the tastes of Western users. Yakuza 3 Remastered, the only title already published of the triptych that composes the Yakuza Remastered Collection for Playstation 4, includes all the aforementioned contents – with the exception of a couple of secondary missions also removed by the Japanese remaster – to the delight of all fans of the series that a decade ago found themselves in the hands of a cut product. This was confirmed by the devilleon7 series expert in his most recent video, which can be viewed at the beginning of the news.
The other two games of the Collection, Yakuza 4 and Yakuza 5, will be published respectively in October 2019 and February 2020. Subsequently, the entire collection will also be distributed in physical format. For the occasion, it has also returned to talk about the possible arrival in the West of Yakuza Ishin, a spin-off set in the Bakumatsu period that has never crossed the borders of the Rising Sun.