Yakuza games are coming to Xbox Game Pass in 2020
This is rather surprising!
What you need to know
- Today, Microsoft revealed dozens of games coming to Xbox Game Pass.
- Surprisingly, three games from the Yakuza franchise are part of the list.
- Yakuza 0, Yakuza Kiwami, and Yakuza Kiwami 2 are coming to Xbox Game Pass for Xbox One and PC in 2020.
- The titles are regarded as cult classics and have been heavily requested by Xbox One gamers.
Today at X019, Microsoft announced a number of Xbox Game Pass additions like The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, a number of Final Fantasy games, and much more. While it's always great to see the Final Fantasy series being a part of Xbox Game Pass, the real stars of the show are the Yakuza games.
This has always been regarded as a staple PlayStation 4 franchise, so when news broke that some of the games were coming to PC, Xbox One owners were hopeful that the titles would make the jump to their platform of choice. Luckily, that day is almost upon us.
You can read about the three Yakuza games below.
Yakuza Kiwami 2
According to Microsoft, Yakuza 0, Yakuza Kiwami, and Yakuza Kiwami 2 are coming to Xbox One and PC as part of Xbox Game Pass some time in 2020. We don't know much beyond that. Hopefully, Sega will announce a concrete release date soon. We'll keep you posted, but the wait might be a long one, possibly even when Project Scarlett launches.
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