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Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name

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Like a Dragon Gaiden:
The Man Who Erased His Name
Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name cover
Developers
Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio
Publishers
Sega
Engines
Dragon Engine
Release dates
Windows November 8, 2023
Reception
Metacritic 77
OpenCritic 80
IGDB 80
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, Japan
Series Yakuza (Like a Dragon)
Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name on HowLongToBeat
Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name on IGDB
Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name guide on StrategyWiki
Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name on MobyGames
Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name 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
Judgment (series)
Like a Dragon: Ishin! 2023
Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name 2023
Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth 2024

Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name[Note 1] is a singleplayer open world action game developed by Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio and published by Sega. It is part of the Yakuza (Like a Dragon) series and chronologically takes place after the events of Yakuza 6: The Song of Life and before and during the events of Yakuza: Like a Dragon.

It was released on November 8, 2023.

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability

All versions require Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.[1]
Includes a Special Trial Version demo for Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth with exclusive scenes that won't appear in the complete version of the game. Note that the main story of Like a Dragon Gaiden must be cleared in order to access this demo.

Monetization

Type Notes
DLC Additional playable characters for the Coliseum minigame.
One-time game purchase The game requires an upfront purchase to access.

Microtransactions

Type Notes
No microtransactions The game does not contain microtransactions.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Legendary Fighter Pack Pre-order bonus.
Windows

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Sega\LikeADragonGaiden\Steam\
Microsoft Store %APPDATA%\Sega\LikeADragonGaiden\WindowsStore
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/2375550/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Sega\LikeADragonGaiden\Steam\<user-id>\
Microsoft Store %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\SEGAofAmericaInc.l1b05f489e_s751p9cej88mt\SystemAppData\wgs\<user-id>\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/2375550/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Xbox Cloud

Video

Graphics settings
Graphics settings
Advanced graphics settings
Advanced graphics settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Hor+ gameplay with cutscenes and menus pillarboxed from 16:9. Use this mod for ultra-widescreen cutscenes.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Adjustable slider ranging from +25 to +75.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Up to 16x.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA, MLAA, TAA, Custom (FSR2 Native AA), DLAA
High-fidelity upscaling
DLSS 3.5, FSR 1.0, FSR 2.2, FSR 3.0, XeSS 1.2
DLSS and FSR Frame Generation is supported.
A sharpness slider is available for DLSS and all FSR versions.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
30, 60, 120 FPS or Unlimited (capped to 250 FPS).
Mini-games are limited to 60 FPS. Cutscenes are locked to the display's refresh rate, while some cutscenes are pre-rendered at 60 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Ray tracing (RT)
Color blind mode
Deuteranopia, protanopia, and tritanopia.
Applies to the whole screen, and effect strength can be adjusted from 0 to +10.

Input

Game settings
Game settings

Audio

Audio settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
BGM, Sound effects, Voices, Cutscenes
Surround sound
5.1
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Can be toggled with the Auto Mute option.
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
The subtitles will show the English script if English voices are selected or the translation of the Japanese script if Japanese voices are selected. If the voices are set to English, English lyrics are displayed in Karaoke. English voices added on December 14, 2023.
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. Traditional Chinese lyrics are displayed in Karaoke.
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 story) only speak in Japanese. The subtitles will only show the Japanese script. If voices are set to Japanese, Japanese Kanji (Japanese only) or Romaji (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese and Russian only) lyrics are displayed in Karaoke. Two selectable font types are available.
Korean
The subtitles will only show the translation of the Japanese script. Korean lyrics are displayed in Karaoke.
Brazilian Portuguese
The subtitles will only show the translation of the Japanese script.
Russian
The subtitles will only show the translation of the Japanese script. A mod that translates untranslated UI is available here.
Spanish
The subtitles will only show the translation of the Japanese script.

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Versus
Fighting Vipers 2, Sonic the Fighters, Virtua Fighter 2.1
LAN play
Online play

Other information

API

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

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Audio Criware
Cutscenes Criware

Shin Ryu Mod Manager (SRMM)

Mod manager for PC versions of Yakuza (Ryu Ga Gotoku) series games.
Fully compatible with the Steam and Microsoft Store/Gamepass releases.

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10 1903
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) 98 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 960
AMD Radeon RX 460
Intel Arc A380
2 GB (Nvidia, AMD), 6 GB (Intel) of VRAM
DirectX 12 compatible
Sound (audio device) Windows compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.
Minimum system requirements are for 1080p 30 FPS on Low settings with FSR 1.0 set to Balanced; recommended system requirements are for 1080p 60 FPS on High settings without FSR.
A CPU which supports the AVX and SSE4.2 instruction sets is required.


Notes

  1. Known as Ryu ga Gotoku 7 Gaiden: Na wo Keshita Otoko (Japanese: 龍が如く7外伝 名を消した男) in Japan.
  2. 2.0 2.1 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>/2375550/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (2375550) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name on Steam - last accessed on 2023-06-09
    "Incorporates 3rd-party DRM: Denuvo"