Yakuza 5

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Yakuza 5
Developer Ryū ga Gotoku Studio
Publisher Sega
Platforms PS3, PS4
Released PlayStation 3
JP: December 5, 2012
NA/EU: December 8, 2015
PlayStation 4
JP: June 20, 2019
WW: February 11, 2020
Windows, Xbox One
WW: January 28, 2021
Added to
PS3: October 26, 2018
PS4: August 21, 2019

Yakuza 5, known in Japan as Ryū ga Gotoku 5: Yume, Kanaeshi Mono (龍が如く5 夢、叶えし者, "Like a Dragon 5: Fulfiller of Dreams"), is the fifth mainline game, and the tenth game overall, in the Like a Dragon series. It was released on PlayStation 3 in Japan on December 5, 2012, and in North America, Europe, and Australia on December 8, 2015. It received a high-definition port in Japan for PlayStation 4 on June 20, 2019, and worldwide on February 11, 2020. The high-definition port was released worldwide for Windows and Xbox One on January 28, 2021.

Outside of Asia, the PlayStation 3 release was only released digitally. The high-definition versions, however, were released worldwide on physical media as well as digitally.


Kazuma Kiryu, Haruka Sawamura, Shun Akiyama, Tatsuo Shinada, and Taiga Saejima find themselves in a conspiracy involving the Tojo Clan and the Omi Alliance.

Kiryu's story

Playable games

At Club Sega, you can play arcade games:

In addition, there are gambling parlors, casinos, and bars that allow you to play various parlor games and gamble.

  • Air hockey
  • Baccarat
  • Batting center
  • Billiards (4-ball, 8-ball, 9-ball, rotation, and puzzle pool)
  • Blackjack
  • Bowling
  • Cee-Lo
  • Chō-Han
  • Cochins Cup Classic (chicken racing)
  • Comedy Team
  • Darts (301, 501, 701, 901, cricket, and count-up)
  • Fishing (river fishing and ocean fishing)
  • Golf
  • Karaoke (button-based rhythm game)
  • Koi-Koi
  • Mahjong
  • Oicho-Kabu
  • Poker
  • Roulette
  • Shogi

Hatsune Miku tie-ins

Hatsune Miku, a singing mascot that was created using multiple versions of the Yamaha Vocaloid singing synthesizer software, has appeared in several Project DIVA video games created by Sega in conjunction with Hatsune Miku's creator, Crypton Future Media.

Due to the connection with Sega, multiple tie-ins are included in Yakuza 5, including Hatsune Miku snow sculptures in Tsukimino, Hatsune Miku toys that can be obtained in UFO Catchers, and a Hatsune Miku-themed alternate costume for Haruka Sawamura.

Downloadable content

The PlayStation 3 release of Yakuza 5 had downloadable content. They are included with the remastered versions.

Every Battle Provision content expansion included a Staminan Royale, Tauriner++, and a Toughness Emperor. In addition, Battle Provisions 1 contained an Assassin's Spear and a Bulletproof Glass Amulet, Battle Provisions 2 contained a Ballbuster and a Battle Mail, Battle Provisions 3 contained a Brickshitter Beer and a Goddess of Children Amulet, Battle Provisions 4 contained an Immovable Belt and a Patriarch's Driver, Battle Provisions 5 contained a Gambler's Binding and a Sakura Storm, Battle Provisions 6 contained a Champion's Ring and a Lotus Clan Broadsword, Battle Provisions 7 contained a 9mm Automatic Pistol, and Antique Chain Mail, and Battle Provisions 8 contained a Broken M1985 and SWAT Body Armor.