Like A Dragon Infinite Wealth Release Date, Story and More

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Like A Dragon Infinite Wealth Release Date, Story and More

We found out the Like A Dragon Infinite Wealth Release Date at the most recent Like A Dragon Direct, there is also a lot more we've found out.

The recent Like A Dragon Direct just wrapped a few hours ago and instead of showing us more of its upcoming prequel Like A Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name (which you learn all about here). Instead, they showed off their next title, the already-announced Like A Dragon 8: Infinite Wealth.

Learn everything there is to know about its story, gameplay, release date, and more.

Like A Dragon Infinite Wealth Story

Like A Dragon 8 is the first mainline title since the release of Like a Dragon 7 in 2020 which marked a new beginning from the series. The story continues the tale of wannabe hero and all-around good guy Ichiban Kasuga who is now hailed as the hero of Yokohama. But just like the previous protagonist Kiryu, Ichiban just can't escape the Japanese Underworld.

First, he loses his job, his reputation gets tarnished and after following a clue that might lead him to find his long-lost mother sends him all the way to Hawaii of all places, he gets robbed. The guy can't catch a break. But Ichiban like always knows how to pick himself up.

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Like A Dragon Infinite Wealth Story
Pulp Movie Star Danny Trejo will play a Major Role in the Story.

This marks the first time the series leaves Japan and is set in the vibrant isles of Hawaii. Here Ichiban has to contest with the local thugs, Yakuza all the way out there, and whoever set him up. But he isn't alone, his friends and former protagonist Kiryu Kazuma are there to help him out.

Kiryu himself seems to be in trouble as the aging Yakuza legend is trying to rectify and make sense of his journey so far. To find out more, check out the new Story Trailer by RGG Studios.

Like A Dragon Infinite Wealth Gameplay

After Judgement, Lost Judgement, and the upcoming Like A Dragon Gaiden made a return to the action combat of the old day, Infinite Wealth will continue the new Dragon Quest-inspired combat from Like A Dragon 7.

Characters will once again be able to select from an array of colorful jobs and abilities and team up to take on the degenerates of the underworld. But you're not here for the combat, you're here for the minigames and surreal nonsense. And don't worry, Infinite Wealth got those.

Ever wanted to be a Ubereats delivery rider? Surf? Fight a gigantic shark? Maybe you want to collect all the local degenerates like Pokemon and become the greatest trainer in all of Japan and Hawaii. And that is just the pinnacle of what we assume will be a stuffed Yakuza game.

Like A Dragon Infinite Wealth Gameplay
Ichiban, Slicing (Non-Leathal) with Style.

Like A Dragon Infinite Wealth Release Date

LAD: Infinite Wealth is expected to be released on January 26, 2024, for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC. This is only a few months after the release of Like A Dragon Gaiden on November 8, 2023.

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It also launches into a stacked lineup of Japanese games in February including Persona 3 Reload, Granblue Fantasy Relink, and FF7 Rebirth. Fans of Japanese games will be eating well early next year.

Like A Dragon Infinite Wealth Editions

Like always, there is a multitude of Editions for you to choose from in regards to Like A Dragon Infinite Wealth, here is a quick rundown of all the DLC/Preorder bonuses.

Like A Dragon Infinite Wealth Preorder
Kiryu is back.

Like A Dragon Infinite Wealth Preorder Bonus

If you Preorder LAD Infinite Wealth before its release you gain access to two pieces of DLC which are the following:

  • Hero Boosterpack which includes Leveling and Gearing Up Materials
  • Special Job Set which contained the Linebacker Job for Male Characters and the Tennis Ace for Female Characters.

Like A Dragon Infinite Wealth Standard Edition

  • Only Includes the Game

Like A Dragon Infinite Wealth Deluxe Edition

  • Includes the Game
  • Master Vacation Bundle

Like A Dragon Infinite Wealth Ultimate Edition

  • Contents of the Deluxe Edition
  • Assorted Outfit Pack
  • Sujimon & Resort Bundle
  • Yakuza CD Collection Set

There is also a physical release planned, with more info in the near future.

That sums up everything we know about the upcoming Like a Dragon title. For more on games, guides and the latest in Esport visit us here on ESTNN.

Like A Dragon Infinite Wealth Release Date, Story and More
Timo Reinecke
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