Like a Dragon: Ishin! gets a combat-focused playable demo

Like a Dragon: Ishin!

Publisher Sega and developer Ryu ga Gotoku Studio have released a combat demo for Like a Dragon: Ishin! on all platforms.

The new combat-focused demo is now available over PC via Steam, on Xbox consoles via the Microsoft Store, and for PlayStation consoles over on the PlayStation Store.

It’s worth pointing out save data from this demo cannot be migrated over to the full game when it launches this month.

Here’s a rundown on Like a Dragon: Ishin!, plus the new trailer:

Like a Dragon: Ishin!

1860s Kyo is plagued by widespread inequality, and one samurai will change the course of history in his search for justice. Take up the sword of Sakamoto Ryoma and venture to Kyoto to find your father’s killer, clear yourself of a framed murder, and restore your honor. In doing so, you will bring an end to the samurai era and forever change the future of Japan. Draw your blade, load your revolver, and join the revolution in this heated historical adventure that only the creators of Yakuza: Like a Dragon could produce.

Dawn the clothes and weaponry of the elite to become the samurai of legend, Sakamoto Ryoma. The Deluxe Edition both adds challenge to your journey and gives you additional resources to overcome it. The Deluxe Edition includes:

  • Shinsengumi Captain’s Set
  • Ryoma Growth Support Kit
  • Sword Upgrade Materials Kit
  • Gun Upgrade Materials Kit
  • Third Division Armament Expansion Kit
  • The Dragon of Dojima Skin

Pre-order now for exclusive access to three of the best weapons of the era. Trailblaze the road to revolution with:

  • Kijinmaru Kunishige, a dark sword with a white hilt
  • Tsuyano Usukurenai, a sword soaked in blood
  • Black Ship Cannon, a cannon taken from Western ships

Like a Dragon: Ishin! is set to launch on February 21st, 2023 across Windows PC (via Steam and the Microsoft Store), Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.

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