Sony has finally confirmed the western release date for Yakuza 5. The game will launch for PlayStation 3 in North America and Europe on Tuesday, December 8th. sega, yakuza 5 About Brandon Orselli Big Papa Overlord at Niche Gamer, Nicchiban, and Pretentious Media. Italian. Dad. Outlaw fighting for a better game industry. I also write about music, food, & beer. Also an IT guy.