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Yakuza Kiwami 2 is coming to PC next month

Release date and PC system requirements revealed

Yakuza Kiwami 2 is coming to PC next month

Yakuza Kiwami 2 is coming to PC next month

Sega has announced that Yakuza Kiwami 2 will be coming to PC next month with a launch date of May 9th on Steam. The PC version of Yakuza Kiwami 2 will feature support for 4K resolutions, unlocked framerates and that Sega claims to be "robust graphics options". 
 
Unlike Sega's previous PC Yakuza games, Kiwami 2 is the first PS4 only entry in the series to make it to the PC platform, making it the most demanding Yakuza game to transition to PC to date. Both Yakuza 0 and Yakuza Kiwami were available on both PS3 and PS4, with Kiwami 2 launching as a PS4 exclusive with visuals which wouldn't have been possible on older console platforms. 

     When a single gunshot takes out the Fifth Chairman of the Tojo Clan, Kazuma Kiryu must journey to Sotenbori, Osaka, to broker peace between rivalling clans. Kiryu is pulled back into the life he desperately wanted to leave as he faces the ambitious Ryuji Goda, the Dragon of Kansai, who will stop at nothing to get his war. In this world, there can only be one dragon…

Pre-purchase Yakuza Kiwami 2 now and receive the complete Clan Creator Bundle DLC, including super rare Clan Creator Leaders and Packs, exclusive weapons, outfits and more!


On PlayStation 4, Yakuza Kiwami 2 ran with a target framerate of 60FPS during gameplay and with a framerate cap of 50FPS during cutscenes. With this in mind, Yakuza Kiwami 2's PC system requirements seem overly high for the title, especially given Sega's resolution/framerate targets. These high requirements could be due to the demanding nature of the game's cutscenes. 

MINIMUM:

OS: Windows 7 (64-Bit Required)
Processor: Intel Core i5-3470, 3.2 GHz / AMD Ryzen 3 1200, 3.1 GHz
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: GeForce GTX 660, 2 GB / Radeon HD 7870, 2 GB
DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 42 GB available space
Additional Notes: Pre-set Graphics Setting: Low, Target FPS: 30FPS (1080p at 75% render scale)

RECOMMENDED:

OS: Windows 10 (64-Bit Required)
Processor: Intel Core i7-6700, 3.4 GHz / AMD Ryzen 7 1700, 3.7 GHz
Memory: 16 GB RAM
Graphics: GeForce GTX 1070, 8 GB / Radeon RX Vega 56, 8GB
DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 42 GB available space
Additional Notes: Pre-set Graphics Setting: High, Target FPS: 60FPS @1080p

Yakuza Kiwami 2 is currently available to pre-order on PC for £24.99 on Steam. 

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