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Revision as of 20:17, 26 July 2021

Yakuza 0
Yakuza 0 cover
Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio
Windows Lab42[1]
Windows Hardlight Studio[1]
Release dates
Windows August 1, 2018
Metacritic 86
OpenCritic 86
Monetization Sponsored
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, Brawler, Mini-games, Open world, RPG
Sports Bowling, Pool or snooker
Art styles Realistic
Themes Contemporary, Japan
Series Yakuza
Yakuza 0 on HowLongToBeat
Yakuza 0 on IGDB
Yakuza 0 guide on StrategyWiki
Yakuza 0 on MobyGames
Yakuza 0 on Wikipedia
Yakuza 0 2018
Ryu ga Gotoku Online 2018
Yakuza Kiwami 2019
Yakuza Kiwami 2 2019
Streets of Kamurocho 2020
Yakuza: Like a Dragon 2020
Yakuza 3 Remastered 2021
Yakuza 4 Remastered 2021
Yakuza 5 Remastered 2021
Yakuza 6: The Song of Life 2021

Yakuza 0 is a singleplayer third-person action, brawler, mini-games, open world and RPG game in the Yakuza series.

General information

Steam Community Discussions


Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM was removed on March 11, 2019.


Type Notes
Sponsored Suntory drinks are featured in the various bars in game including their own branded drinks, as well as foreign brands. Pizza-La is featured in a substory and Fuji Soba, Ringer Hut, Don Quijote, Maharaja Disco, and SEGA Hi-Tech Land arcades (Now Club SEGA) are real-life restaurants, stores, and entertainment venues appearing in game. The Karaoke minigame uses Joysound software.[2]

Version differences

In-game magazine covers were altered in Microsoft Store version and can't be viewed. Some of the texture, texts and audios were altered in Microsoft Store version.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Sega\Yakuza0\
Microsoft Store %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\SEGAofAmericaInc.Yakuza0PC_s751p9cej88mt\LocalCache\Local\Sega\Yakuza0
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/638970/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Microsoft Store %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\SEGAofAmericaInc.Yakuza0PC_s751p9cej88mt\SystemAppData\wgs\<user-id>\
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\638970\remote\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/638970/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Xbox Cloud

Video settings

Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.
Advanced Settings (1/2).
Advanced Settings (1/2).
Advanced Settings (2/2).
Advanced Settings (2/2).

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Use this mod to remove cutscenes letterbox on non-16:9 resolutions.
[citation needed]
[citation needed]
4K Ultra HD
Maximum display resolution is 4096x4096
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Labeled as Texture Filtering.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA, up to 8x SSAA
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Capped at 240 FPS. Changeable in graphics.ini.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Adjust bloom effect

Change bloom multiplier[3]
  1. Install Yakuza 0 3D Vision Fix.
  2. Press 2 while in-game for bloom multiplier presets going from x0 to x1.

Disable blur effect in first person view

The game applies a blur effect while in first person view that some might find unwanted.
Disable via a PPF Patch

Disable depth of field

The game includes a low-quality depth of field pass that some might find unwanted.
Disable with 3D Vision Fix[3]
  1. Install Yakuza 0 3D Vision Fix.
  2. Press F5 while in-game to disable.
Disable via a PPF Patch

Disable ambient occlusion

Allows low-end users to disable ambient occlusion for a significant performance gain.[4]
Disable with 3D Vision Fix[3]
  1. Install Yakuza 0 3D Vision Fix.
  2. Press F6 while in-game to disable.

Disable black bars in cutscenes

Disable with 3D Vision Fix[3]
  1. Install Yakuza 0 3D Vision Fix.
  2. Press F4 while in-game to disable.

Increase ingame character texture resolution

Replaces the textures ingame with the higher quality textures from cutscenes for major characters.
Replace the textures[5]
  1. Download High resolution characters textures mod.
  2. Unpack the files to the installation folder and overwrite if prompted.

Increased Level-of-Detail & draw distances

Distances can be increased beyond the settings menu maximum via the LodMod patches
Also includes optional patches to remove first-person blur, depth-of-field, & low-quality models.

Input settings

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
Cross, Circle and Square prompts are incorrectly mapped for the V2 controller. Can be fixed by enabling PlayStation Configuration Support in Steam.[6]
Light bar support
Connection modes V1 (Wired), V2 (Wired, Bluetooth)
Wireless Adapter untested.
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
XInput only.[7]
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Steam Input
Steam Input API support
Hook input (legacy mode)
Official controller preset(s)
DualShock 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One presets are present. Steam Controller defaults to the DualShock 4 preset.
Steam Controller button prompts
Controller prompts are Xbox prompts by default
Cursor detection

Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
See Separate volume controls.
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Japanese Kanji and Romaji lyrics are displayed in Karaoke.
Traditional Chinese
Traditional Chinese lyrics are displayed in Karaoke. Microsoft Store version only.
Fan translation, download.
Japanese lyrics are displayed in Karaoke. Two selectable font types are available.
Korean lyrics are displayed in Karaoke. Microsoft Store version only.
Translation by Bydlo-Vydro Team (+ Google Translate). Download this. Extract to the game folder and overwrite exiting files.
Translation by Siberian Studio. Only for patrons.
Fan translation, download.

Separate volume controls

Tweaking volume controls[8]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open audio.ini.
  3. Change these volume options to your liking.


1.000 is equal to 100%; 0.500 is equal to 50%, etc.


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Versus
Bowling, Darts, Disco, Pool
LAN play
Online play
2 Versus
Cee-lo, Mahjong, Poker

VR support

3D modes Native Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Helix Mod: Yakuza 0 - Kiwami.

Issues fixed

Cursor appearing ingame

Remove ingame cursor icon
  1. Download No cursor icon mod.
  2. Unpack the files to the installation folder and overwrite when prompted.


Replaces in game cursor icon with fully transparent texture.
Aimed for players who use game pad exclusively for this game, to avoid cursor appearing in cutscenes and in screenshots.
Doesn't remove system cursor in borderless mode.
Not recommended for keyboard and mouse players.

Microstutters ingame

Disable Windows Game Mode on Windows 10[9]
  1. Enter Settings > Gaming > Game Mode.
  2. Switch it to off

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

Kaplas's ParTool

Tools for unpacking the par archives and modding the PC version of Yakuza 0.

Disable Xbox 360 Controller Vibration

Download and extract the two files in Disable 360 Rumble to same folder as game exe.

Disable HUD

Disable with 3D Vision Fix[3]
  1. Install Yakuza 0 3D Vision Fix.
  2. Press F3 while in-game to disable.

Restore licensed music

Restores two cut licensed songs "Bubble" and "Kurenai" by Shonan no Kaze. One track is used in the intro cutscene and opening credits, the other in the ending credits.
Use music restoration patch[10]
  1. Download Yakuza 0 Music Restoration Patch.
  2. Unpack the files to the installation folder and overwrite when prompted.

Enable PlayStation Prompts on XInput Controllers

PlayStation Prompts For Non DS4 controllers[citation needed]
  1. Follow This Forum Post

HD Font

This mod replaces the main font used in the game for an edited, higher-resolution (400%), font. It mainly changes dialogue and menu text.
Download and install HD Font mod
  1. Download 4K Font Mod (Original Font)
  2. Extract it and copy to <path-to-game>\media\

Mahjong Numbers Mod

This mod adds numbers to the top left corner of the numbered Mahjong tiles.
Download and install Yakuza 0 Mahjong Numbers Mod
  1. Download Yakuza 0 Mahjong Numbers Mod
  2. Extract it and copy to <path-to-game>\media\

System requirements

Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-3470
AMD FX-6300
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 28 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 560
AMD Radeon HD 6870
A 64-bit operating system is required.


  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/638970/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (638970) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.