Lovely stuff, we’ve just been thinking about how good a sequel to PlayStation 4 title Judgment could be, and now the original game is getting a makeover with a next-gen version. This spin-off to the mainline Yakuza titles puts a detective spin on proceedings, and as far as we’re concerned, it’s also one of the very best. SEGA has confirmed a PlayStation 5 version is now in the works, releasing 23rd April 2021 and priced at $39.99. However, those who already own the game on PS4 will not get a free upgrade. You’ll have to re-purchase Judgment if you want to return to the adventures of Takayuki Yagami.
The PS5 version will support 60 frames-per-second, much-improved load times, and includes all previously released DLC. That only amount to some battle and girlfriend packs, however. In the 8/10 PS4 Push Square review, we called Judgment an absolutely ace detective thriller. ” As we’ve come to expect of Yakuza Studio, Judgment’s writing and characters are top notch, and it’s arguably a perfect place to start if you’re looking to explore the streets of Kamurocho for the first time. Another great showing from a developer that’s at the top of its game.” This updated re-release on PS5 will only make that special experience even better.
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