Yakuza 1, 2, 3, and 4 Receive Limited Reprints in North America

Yakuza 1, 2, 3, and 4 Receive Limited Reprints in North America

With Yakuza 0 out on PlayStation 4, Sega has offered limited reprints of earlier games in the series.

Sega has provided certain retailers with new copies of earlier titles in the Yakuza game series. The official Yakuza Twitter account and Atlus USA producer Sam Mullen both revealed that Yakuza 1, 2, 3, and 4 are back in print for a short period of time. Players can grab them on Amazon (below) or Video Games Plus in Canada.

Screenshot and header image from Yakuza Kiwami, the upcoming remake of the first Yakuza.

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Yakuza 0, a Fascinating Game Completely at Odds With Itself

The Yakuza series has never really caught on fire in North America, but with the release of Yakuza 0, it looks like Sega is prepared to move some copies. The first Yakuza launched on PlayStation 2 in the United States n 2006. Yakuza 2 followed on PlayStation 2 in 2008. The PlayStation 3 received Yakuza 3 in 2010 and Yakuza 4 in 2011.

Sega has already announced that Yakuza Kiwami, a remake of the first Yakuza for PlayStation 4, and Yakuza 6 will coming to North America. Kiwami is planned for a 2017 release, while Yakuza 6 is coming in 2018.

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Mike Williams

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M.H. Williams is new to the journalism game, but he's been a gamer since the NES first graced American shores. Third-person action-adventure games are his personal poison: Uncharted, Infamous, and Assassin's Creed just to name a few. If you see him around a convention, he's not hard to spot: Black guy, glasses, and a tie.

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