SEGA has shared new details about Yakuza 7’s Life Experience! This feature was revealed in Weekly Famitsu last week. Ichiban Kasuga grows as a character with Life Experience. 6 elements make up Life Experience:

  • Enthusiasm
  • Mentality
  • Cheerfulness
  • Kindness
  • Intelligence
  • Stylishness

Ichiban gains experience and growth in these areas through Play Spots and progression through the game. Yakuza 7 contains many Play Spots and side activities that will allow players to build Ichiban’s character in various ways.

Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Yakuza series signature sub-stories increase Life Experience as well. Encountering and interacting with characters will help Ichiban grow.

Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Ichiban may partake in exams to significantly gain Life Experience in “Ocean Qualification School.” This Play Spot covers a variety of genres including Japanese culture and world history. Passing these tests will improve Ichiban’s human nature.

Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Yakuza 7 releases on January 16th 2020 for PS4 in Japan. Yakuza 7 releases as Yakuza: Like a Dragon in the west sometime in 2020. Stay tuned at Final Weapon for more of the latest Japanese gaming news!