Yakuza 1-4 reprinted for PS2/PS3

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Yakuza 1-4 reprinted for PS2/PS3

Postby Gentlegamer » February 16th, 2017, 12:03 pm

Sega has provided a limited reprint of the first four mainline Yakuza games. Retailers such as Video Games Plus and Amazon currently have new copies available.

The Yakuza series did not previously sell well in the North American region despite having a vocal fan base. Thus, there was always fear that the new releases in the franchise would never be localized.

Fortunately, the recently released Yakuza 0 renewed interests back into the series. Not to mention that Sega has already confirmed that Yakuza Kiwami and Yakuza 6 are also being localized for the west, with the former slated for release later this summer and the latter coming out in early 2018.

The first Yakuza game came out for the PlayStation 2 in North America in 2006. Yakuza 2 was released for PlayStation 2 in 2008, followed by Yakuza 3 for PlayStation 3 in 2010 and Yakuza 4 for PlayStation 3 in 2011. Yakuza 5, which is digital-only exclusive on the PlayStation Store, came out for the PS3 in late 2015.

So, if you are a new fan of the series and/or a collector, you might want to check out the limited reprint of the first four mainline releases.


http://gameidealist.com/news/yakuza-1-2 ... h-america/

I always wanted to check out Yakuza so I took this opportunity to buy the reprints.
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Re: Yakuza 1-4 reprinted for PS2/PS3

Postby Rev » February 16th, 2017, 1:20 pm

Man I like this but 50 dollars for a reprint on the ps2 game... I know that it is still cheaper than what it currently goes for but I was hoping for $20 to $30... I'll probably still pick it up... Thanks for the heads up.

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Re: Yakuza 1-4 reprinted for PS2/PS3

Postby Gentlegamer » February 16th, 2017, 2:37 pm

Yeah, I'd rather this be "Yakuza Collection" for PS4 at full retail price for one game, or 'budget priced' reprints, but given the limited run before that made them super expensive in the after market, paying PS2 new retail price isn't too bad.

I'm guessing this reprint is pretty limited so I wouldn't wait too long to decide to buy if you're interested.
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Re: Yakuza 1-4 reprinted for PS2/PS3

Postby Rev » February 17th, 2017, 12:36 pm

Yeah good point...i had Amazon points so I went ahead and ordered the first one since that was the only one I was missing.


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