Yakuza, one of Japan’s most popular game series and considered a series cult classic in North America, was just announced!
The eighth game in the series will be released in Japan for the PS3 and PS4 on February 22nd, 2014. A new trailer recently debuted at a Sony Japan event. The game appears to be set during Japan’s Edo period (interesting to note because the series doesn’t really follow a specific timeline).
No word on whether or not the game will be exported to other countries, but if previous games of the series indicate anything, it’s that fans are willing to buy it, whether they have to import it or not. Rabid fans are still angry that Yakuza 5 was never released outside of Japan, as many consider it to be one of the best games for Playstation, ever made.
You can watch the awesome (but be warned, graphic) trailer below.