Judgment

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This page is for the Yakuza (Like a Dragon) spin-off. For the unrelated colony simulation game, see Judgment: Apocalypse Survival Simulation.

Judgment
Judgment cover
Developers
Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio
Publishers
Sega
Engines
Dragon Engine
Release dates
Windows September 14, 2022
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, Brawler, Mini-games, Open world
Art styles Realistic
Themes Contemporary, Detective/mystery, Japan
Series Judgment
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Judgment on Wikipedia
Judgment
Subseries of Yakuza (Like a Dragon)
Judgment 2022
Lost Judgment 2022

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

It is a port of the remastered version of the game, released on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S in 2021. All DLC from the original 2018 PlayStation 4 release of the game is included.

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Windows
Humble Store
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The Judgment Collection.
Windows
Steam
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Windows
All versions require Steam and Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.

Monetization[edit]

Type Notes
One-time game purchase The game requires an upfront purchase to access.

Microtransactions[edit]

Type Notes
No microtransactions The game does not contain microtransactions.

Game data[edit]

Game settings
Game settings

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Sega\Judgment\Steam\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/2058180/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Sega\Judgment\Steam\<user-id>\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/2058180/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Graphics settings
Graphics settings
Detail settings
Detail settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Cutscenes and some other sections (like shop menus) are pillarboxed to a 16:9 aspect ratio. Full ultrawide support (including heat actions and cutscenes) can be enabled through the use of this mod. See tutorial below.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Adjustable slider between +25 and +75.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Labeled as Texture Filtering.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA, MLAA, TAA, and FSR 2.1 (with sharpness slider). DLSS 2.0 available with a mod.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.
Ray tracing
Supports FSR 1.0.

Ultra-widescreen[edit]

Patch game files to remove all ultrawide borders
  1. Download the full ultrawide fix.
  2. Copy the file into <path-to-game>\runtime\media\data\ and replace the existing file.
  3. Run the game at your native monitor resolution and all borders are now removed.
Errors can be corrected through verifying integrity through Steam and re-attempting installation, however a backup is always recommended.

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
BGM, Sound effects, Voice, Movie
Surround sound
5.1
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Can be turned on/off

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Subtitles will match the English script if English voices are selected and the translation of the Japanese script if Japanese voices are selected.
Simplified Chinese
The subtitles will only show the translation of the Japanese script.
Traditional Chinese
The subtitles will only show the translation of the Japanese script.
French
The subtitles will only show the translation of the Japanese script.
German
The subtitles will only show the translation of the Japanese script.
Italian
The subtitles will only show the translation of the Japanese script.
Japanese
All NPCs and enemies (except for main bosses and some enemies in the main and sub stories) only speak in Japanese. The subtitles will only show the Japanese script.
Korean
The subtitles will only show the translation of the Japanese script.
Spanish
The subtitles will only show the translation of the Japanese script.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Versus
Fighting Vipers, Virtua Fighter 2, Virtua Fighter 2.1, Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 12
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Criware [2]
Cutscenes Criware [3]

Pierre Taki Restoration Patch[edit]

Restores the original voice and likeness of Kyohei Hamura as portrayed by Pierre Taki.
Use restoration patch[4]
  1. Download Ryu Mod Manager and unpack the archive to <path-to-game>\runtime\media\ (where the game exe is located).
  2. Run RyuModManager.exe once and let it create the mods folder.
  3. Download Pierre Taki Restoration Patch and unpack the archive to <path-to-game>\runtime\media\mods. Do the same with the optional non-English languages support files if needed.
  4. Run RyuModManagerGUI.exe, select the mod and click Save. The mod will be applied to the game the next time is launched.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-3470 3.2 GHz
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 3.1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 40 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 960
AMD Radeon RX 460
2 GB of VRAM
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  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>/2058180/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (2058180) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:Blackbird on 2022-09-14
    If Steam Input is disabled then there's no vibration, only prompts.
  2. Verified by User:Fds29 on 2022-09-16
    ACB files are present in the sound.par archive.
  3. Verified by User:Fds29 on 2022-09-16
    USM files are present in the movie.par archive.
  4. Verified by User:Jigen123 on 2022-09-20