Sega revealed the upgraded version of Yakuza spinoff Judgment is now available, this April 23, on PS5, Xbox Series X, and Stadia – Moreover, a countdown page, possibly hinting at Judgment 2, was opened. Is Yagami coming back for bigger fights and even more cases to solve in Kamurocho? We have all the details below.
- REVIEW – Our detailed impressions on Judgment
Judgment Remastered release date on PS5, Xbox Series X, Stadia
The action game and thrilling detective story Judgment, from Sega and Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio, developers of Yakuza, is now available on next-gen consoles. Judgment launched today, on retail and digital storefronts for PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and digitally on Google Stadia, with a $39.99 price tag.
Initially, Judgment was released exclusively on PlayStation 4, first under the name Judge Eyes in Japan on December 13, 2018, and later on in the west on June 25, 2019. The story follows Takayuki Yagami, a dishonored attorney who now woks as a private detective. The story is set in Kamurocho, the same fictional city heavily featured in the Yakuza series.
Yagami is most notably played by Takuya Kimura, super star in Asia from boys band SMAP. Meanwhile, one of the core characters was played by popular Japanese actor Pierre Taki, but was removed from the game after a certain controversy.
The Judgment Remastered version on PS5, Xbox Series X, and Stadia will most notably include all the DLC of the base game for free. The graphics have been revamped, load times were reduced, and the game will also run in 60 FPS. You can find the reveal trailer and several screenshots below.
Judgment 2 teased? New announcement coming May 7, 2021
Moreover, Sega opened a mysterious Judgment Day countdown page. The page features artwork from Judgment, alongside short gameplay clips, possibly hinting at a Judgment 2 sequel.
The Judgment Day countdown ends on
- 7:00 AM PT on May 7, 2021
- 10:00 AM ET on May 7, 2021
- 16:00 CEST on May 7, 2021
Lat but not least, It’s also important to note a new Judgment game was also hinted at back in March 2021. When it was made public that Sega registered the trademark “Lost Judgment”.
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