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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 cover
Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio
Dragon Engine
Release dates
Windows September 14, 2022
Metacritic 84
OpenCritic 83
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
Judgment on HowLongToBeat
Judgment on IGDB
Judgment guide on StrategyWiki
Judgment on MobyGames
Judgment on Wikipedia
Subseries of Yakuza (Like a Dragon)
Judgment 2022
Lost Judgment 2022

Judgment[Note 1] is a singleplayer third-person open world action game developed by Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio and published by Sega. It is the first entry in the Judgment series, a spin-off to the Yakuza (Like a Dragon) series.

The PC port was released on September 14, 2022 and is based on the remastered version of the PlayStation 4 game[Note 2], released on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S and Google Stadia on April 23, 2021. The PC version was released alongside Lost Judgment and features DLSS 2.4, FSR 1.0 and 2.1 and XeSS 1.1 support.

All DLC from the original PlayStation 4 release of the game are included.

General information

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Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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All versions require Steam and Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.


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


Type Notes
No microtransactions The game does not contain microtransactions.

Game data

Game settings
Game settings

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Sega\Judgment\Steam\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/2058180/pfx/[Note 3]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Sega\Judgment\Steam\<user-id>\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/2058180/pfx/[Note 3]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud


Graphics settings
Graphics settings
Detail settings
Detail settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
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.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Labeled as Texture Filtering.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
High-fidelity upscaling
DLSS 2.4, FSR 1.0, FSR 2.1, XeSS 1.1
Both FSR implementations and DLSS have a sharpness slider.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.
Ray tracing (RT)


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.


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
DualSense also supported.
DualShock button prompts
DualSense button prompts also supported.
Light bar support
Connection modes Wired
Generic/other controllers
Other controllers can be used via Steam Input.
Button prompts
Use this mod for Nintendo button prompts.
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
DualShock 4 and DualSense only have feedback when using Steam Input.[1]
Simultaneous controller+KB/M


Audio settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
BGM, Sound effects, Voice, Movie
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Can be turned on/off
Royalty free audio
Opening in the prologue and the credits at the end contain licensed music.


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
The subtitles will match the English script if English voices are selected or 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.
The subtitles will only show the translation of the Japanese script.
The subtitles will only show the translation of the Japanese script.
The subtitles will only show the translation of the Japanese script.
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.
The subtitles will only show the translation of the Japanese script.
The subtitles will only show the translation of the Japanese script.


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


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


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

Pierre Taki Restoration Patch

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 RyuModManager.exe again, then check if the mod (and the language support file, if needed) is selected by running RyuModManagerGUI.exe and click Save. The mod will be applied to the game the next time is launched.

Hide "Skip" prompt

Official 1.10 patch released on November 2, 2022 added the functionality to hide the "Skip" prompt during voiced dialogues. However, it's only possible to enable it via configuration file editing as no dedicated option was added to the in-game settings menu.[5]
Edit configuration file[6]
  1. Navigate to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open graphics.ini.
  3. Change hide_skip_prompt_in_dialogues=0 to hide_skip_prompt_in_dialogues=1 and save.

System requirements

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.


  1. Known as Judge Eyes: Shinigami no Yuigon Remastered (Japanese: JUDGE EYES(ジャッジアイズ):死神の遺言 Remastered(リマスタード)) in Japan and Judgment Remastered
  2. Known as Judge Eyes: Shinigami no Yuigon (Japanese: JUDGE EYES(ジャッジアイズ):死神の遺言) in Japan
  3. 3.0 3.1 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.


  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
  5. Patch 1.10 Release! :: Judgment Steam News - last accessed on May 2023
  6. Verified by User:Jigen123 on 2022-11-07