The Excellent Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth Has Had a Huge Opening Weekend 1

Long gone are the dark days when fans had to lobby PlayStation to help SEGA localise the Yakuza games: this franchise has quietly matured into a bit of a cult hit. You won’t find Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth locking horns with Call of Duty at the top of the sales charts, but by all accounts, the latest entry is enjoying an enormous opening weekend.

For example, in an interview with Japanese publication 4Gamer, director Masayoshi Yokoyama revealed: “Nowadays, there are both physical and digital versions, so it is difficult to compare the numbers with past titles, but in terms of the number of pre-orders for the physical copy, it is the highest in the series’ history.”

And while we’ll need Famitsu’s official sales data to determine exactly what those figures look like, the title has been enjoying a record-breaking start on PC gaming platform Steam, with total concurrent players at one point topping 46,161 – a series high. Obviously, we’ll need to await more information specifically about the PS5 and PS4 versions, but it looks like the title is off to a strong start.

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