Publisher Sega and developer RGG Studios have announced that their upcoming historical action-adventure Like a Dragon: Ishin! will receive cosmetic DLC on February 22, 2023, transforming the protagonist, Sakamoto Ryoma, to look exactly like the Like a Dragon series protagonist, Kazuma Kiryu.
There is no word on whether this DLC will be free or paid, but the tweet announcing it says “①,” implying that there will likely be more of these DLCs in the near future. You can view the tweet introducing this incoming DLC below:
『龍が如く 維新！ 極』2月22日発売
— 龍が如くスタジオ 公式 (@ryugagotoku) February 12, 2023
You can view the English trailer of this cosmetic DLC below:
Like a Dragon: Ishin! is the missing chapter of the series and is finally coming west. Set in 1860’s Kyo, a solemn samurai’s fight for justice stands to change the course of Japan’s history forever. Draw your blade and join the revolution in this heated historical adventure.
Gameplay includes over-the-top action with access to a handful of weaponry and combat styles, including Swordsman, Gunman, Wild Dancer, and Brawler. An optional in-game glossary supplements context to the historical basis of the people, places, and events featured within Like a Dragon: Ishin! Further, this entry aims to expand upon its 2014 Japan-exclusive predecessor with localization support, all-new content, exquisitely remastered graphics, and enhanced capabilities for modern platforms in Unreal Engine 4.
- Announcement Coverage
- Gameplay Trailer Coverage
- No English Dub Confirmed
- Ishin Remake Chosen Over Kenzan
- 4 Gameplay Videos
- Development 85% Complete
- Chief Producer English Video Interview
- Gameplay Trailer #2
- Swordsman Showcase
- Photo Mode Confirmed & Mini-Game Teases
- Gunman Showcase
- Brawler Showcase
- Wild Dancer Showcase
- Riki Takeuchi Video Interview
- Hitoshi Ozawa Video Interview
- Hideo Nakano Video Interview
- Cooking & Farming Trailer
- Mini-Game Trailer
- Trooper Cards Mechanic Trailer
- Kenny Omega & Rahul Kohli Trooper Cards
- Vampy Bitme Trooper Card
- Alex Moukala Trooper Card
- Cohh Carnage Trooper Card
- Nyatasha Nyanners Trooper Card
- Story Trailer
Like a Dragon: Ishin! is launching for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam on February 21, 2023.
Physical and digital pre-orders will grant the Kijinmaru Kunishige, Bloody Sheen, and Black Ship Cannon weapons.
Additionally, those who pre-order the Digital Deluxe edition specifically will gain four-day early access and the following DLC items:
- 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
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