Included below is the press release for today’s details of SEGA and Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio releasing a demo for Like A Dragon: Ishin. I’m very excited for this. Also, below are trailers , new Dragon of Dojima DLC, Combat, Trooper Card gameplay and more; that I forgot to post because it’s been a mad busy 2023. I’m hoping I get my hands on Like A Dragon: Ishin to make the year even busier! Enjoy the details and trailers!


IRVINE, Calif. – February 16, 2023 – SEGA and Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio will launch the Like a Dragon: Ishin! Combat Demo later today, which will be downloadable on PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam. Until March 20, Xbox and PlayStation players who subscribe to the SEGA newsletter will also receive access to two exclusive in-game weapons upon the game’s release: the Bonechewer Katana and the Waterdrop Katana. 

The Combat Demo for Like a Dragon: Ishin! will let aspiring samurai explore two action-packed segments of the game. Players can face off against enemies at Kiyomizu Temple, and then go toe to toe with three armored warriors. The demo is free to download.

Players can pre-order Like a Dragon: Ishin! to receive three exclusive weapons on the PlayStation Store, Xbox Store and Steam. Players can purchase the Digital Standard Edition for $59.99 and the Digital Deluxe Edition for $69.99. Digital Deluxe Edition pre-orders will unlock the game with early access starting tomorrow, February 17.

Players who purchase the Digital Deluxe Edition of the game will receive:

  • 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

In this historical adventure, 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.

Like a Dragon: Ishin! launches globally on February 21 for PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows, and Steam.

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