Yakuza Kiwami 2

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Yakuza Kiwami 2
Yakuza Kiwami 2 cover
Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio
Windows QLOC[1]
Dragon Engine
Release dates
Windows May 9, 2019
Yakuza Kiwami 2 on MobyGames
Yakuza Kiwami 2 on Wikipedia
Yakuza 0 2018
Ryu ga Gotoku Online 2018
Yakuza Kiwami 2019
Yakuza Kiwami 2 2019

Key points

Remake of Yakuza 2.
Yakuza 0 and Yakuza Kiwami save files can be imported.

General information

Official website
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Region-locked to Europe.
Humble Store
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All versions require Steam DRM.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Clan Creator Bundle

Essential improvements[edit]


Fixes the Toylets minigame by capping it to 30 FPS
Frame pacing has been improved when Framelimit option is not set to Unlimited
Uncaps minigames that were capped to 60 FPS for no reason
How to install[2]

Extract all files to <path-to-game>.

Game data[edit]

Game settings.
Game settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Sega\YakuzaKiwami2\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/927380/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Sega\YakuzaKiwami2\<user-id>\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/927380/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.
Advanced graphics settings.
Advanced graphics settings.
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Adjustable between +25 and +75.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Labeled as Texture Filtering.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Cutscenes are capped at 60 FPS. See Uncap cutscenes frame rate.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Special K is capable of converting the game into HDR.

Uncap cutscenes frame rate[edit]

Edit config file[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration files location.
  2. Open graphics.ini.
  3. Change full_framerate_in_cut_scenes=0 to full_framerate_in_cut_scenes=1.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Camera Control (Vertical) and First-Person View (Vertical).
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Camera Control (Vertical) and First-Person View (Vertical).
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Turns blue when launching the game.
Connection modes wireless, wired
V2 tested. Does not support Bluetooth connected controller.
Tracked motion controllers
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Controller Vibration toggle. XInput only.[3]
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Steam Input
Steam Input API support
Hook input (legacy mode)
Official controller preset(s)
Official controller presets for Steam Controller, Generic Gamepad, PlayStation 4 Controller, as well as Xbox 360 Controller.
Steam Controller button prompts
Uses Xbox button prompts.
Cursor detection

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Effects, Dialog, Cinema
Surround sound
2.0, 5.1. Option to adjust speakers' angle for optimal quality.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Depends on the context. Gameplay and cutscene pauses when focus is lost, which mutes the audio, but losing focus on in-game menus does not mute the audio.


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Versus
Virtua Fighter 2, Virtua Fighter 2.1
LAN play
Online play

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Helix Mod: Yakuza Kiwami 2.

Other information[edit]


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

Restore licensed music[edit]

Restores the cut licensed songs. Restorations pertain to a cutscene in Chapter 12 and the game's ending as well as the credits.
Use music restoration patch[4]
  1. Download Yakuza Kiwami 2 Licensed Music Restoration Patch.
  2. Unpack the files to the installation folder and overwrite when prompted.

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-3470 3.2 GHz
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 3.1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 42 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 660
AMD Radeon HD 7870
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit system is required.
The minimum requirements are for "Pre-set Graphics Setting: Low, Target FPS: 30FPS (1080p at 75% render scale)". The recommended requirements are for "Pre-set Graphics Setting: High, Target FPS: 60FPS @1080p".


  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>/927380/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (927380) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


  1. Review copy Tweet
  2. Verified by User:Silent on 2020-01-25
  3. Verified by User:Blackbird on 2019-11-11
    Tested using DS4 V1 controller.
  4. Steam Community :: Guide :: Yakuza Kiwami 2 Licensed Music Restoration Patch