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Initial sales for Yakuza 3 in west were “positive”, says Sega

Sega’s revealed that the initial sales of Yakuza 3 in the west were “positive”.


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  • Initial sales for Yakuza 3 in west were “positive”, says Sega

    Sega’s revealed that the initial sales of Yakuza 3 in the west were “positive”.

  • SEGA explains missing bits of Yakuza 3 a little more

    SEGA has offered up a bit more as to why some sections from Yakuza 3 were cut from the western release. Apparently, some of it had to do with timing and localization.

  • Screens – Yakuza 3

    SEGA has sent over some shots of Yakuza 3, and we’ve posted the lot below the break for you.

  • Yakuza 3 western release to miss out on Hostess Club

    Looks like when Yakuza 3′s release outside of Japan it will not have the Hostess Club bits or the Answer x Answer arcade quiz game.

  • Yakuza 4 – Five minutes of fighting, girls, massage

    SEGA’s released a Japanese language video for Yakuza 4, and it’s five and a half minutes long. It shows loads of punching, fighting, girls, kicking, drinking and so much more that you’ll have to watch it yourselves. It’s pretty awesome. Yakuza 3 lands outside of Japan next month, has a demo out in Europe and […]

  • Yakuza 3 gets new shots, trailer

    Sega’s sent out a fresh batch of media for Yakuza 3 to celebrate the release of the demo on the PlayStation Store earlier today. It’s after the jump.

  • EU PS store update, February 18 – Yakuza 3, ACII, Burnout Paradise

    So what can you expect from this week’s PS store update? The big headliner for that will be the Yakuza 3 demo.

  • Sega releases first Yakuza 3 dev diary

    Sega’s released the first developers diary for Yakuza 3. Get it below.

  • Sega confirms Premium Edition release for Yakuza 3 in UK

    Sega’s confirmed it’s releasing Yakuza 3 in a premium edition when it releases in the UK in March.

  • Yakuza 3 gets Collector’s Edition in Standard Edition

    Sega’s revealed a couple of extra goodies for the European edition of Yakuza 3.

  • Yakuza 3 video is nothing short of awesome

    SEGA’s released a video for Yakuza 3, and we’ve posted it below the break for you. Game lands in stores next month, and if you’re in the US, GameStop has some pre-order goodies up for grabs. Glad that’s sorted, no go watch the video.

  • Yakuza 3 to get “Challenge Pack” DLC in US

    GameStop is offering anyone who pre-orders Yakuza 3 a free and exclusive “challenge pack”.

  • Yakuza 3 dated for March 12 in UK

    Sega’s confirmed that Yakuza 3 is to release in the UK on March 12.

  • US Yakuza 3 box art revealed by GameFly

    The US box art for Yakuza 3 has been revealed by game rental service GameFly.

  • New Yakuza 3 shots are properly awesome

    Sega’s sent out some new Yakuza 3 shots. Find them below.

  • Sega of America confirms Japanese VOs, English subs for Yakuza 3

    Sega of America has told VG247 that the US edition of Yakuza 3 will contain Japanese voiceovers with English subtitles. The company’s European arm told us on Monday that the EU version will also contain English subs and Japanese VOs.

  • Sega: European Yakuza 3 to have Japanese voice-overs

    Sega’s just told VG247 that the European version of Yakuza 3 will contain only Japanese voice-overs with English subtitles. The news follows a Sega of America rep saying in a 1UP podcast that the game’s US version will include an English VO.

  • US Yakuza 3 release will feature English voice-overs

    Sega’s confirmed on the latest 4 Guys 1UP podcast that the US release of Yakuza 3 will see English voice-overs in the game.

  • IGN sees Yakuza 3 in English

    Following yesterday’s announcement that Yakuza 3′s coming to the West in March, IGN’s posted up impressions of the English version. There’s not much in there relevant to the localised PS3 game, to be honest, aside from the fact “loan shark’s” been misspelled as “lone shark” at one point. The author’s very excited, at least. As […]

  • Yakuza 3 heading to Europe and NA in March 2010

    SEGA Europe has announced on both the US and EU PS Blog that Yakuza 3 is leaving Japan in March 2010. You can start dancing now. “Yakuza 3 was one of the most requested titles for localization by our European SEGA community, so we are delighted to be able to fulfill their wishes with this […]

  • Sega on Western Yakuza 3 release: “No comment”

    Sega’s just told VG247 it isn’t commenting on a listing from Amazon Germany which seems to confirm a European release at least for Yakuza 3. “No comment from me, I’m afraid,” a rep from Sega told us. For now, we must continue to look from the window as our Japanese friends play the game. Sad […]

  • Amazon Germany lists Yakuza 3

    Oh the pain. But it might not be there for much longer. Amazon Germany has listed Yakuza 3 for €62.99, with a March 2010 release. We’ll drop an email over to Sega and see what they say. Thanks, TSA.

  • Rumor: Yakuza 3 “currently” being localized for Western release

    Well, that was quick. After being declared a “big point of discussion” by Sega a mere three days ago, 1UP‘s reporting that Yakuza 3 is now being localized for a Western release. Quite a turnaround time, that. The news comes from “sources close to the project.” Great news for all you wannabe Japanese mafiosos if […]

  • Yakuza 3 never coming to America? Sega – “False”

    Bloody hell. Sega staffer Aaron Webber’s posted on the US PS Blog that the chance of an American localisation of Yakuza 3 “does still exist” and is a “big point of discussion” within the firm. Here’s the post: Yakuza 3 is not cancelled – and the possibility for localizing it does, in fact, still exist. […]

  • Sega Europe: “No plans” for local Yakuza 3

    Sega Europe’s told VG247 this morning that it has “no current plans” to bring Yakuza 3 to the territory. Sega of America said overnight that it’s not heading to the US either. Fin. Keep dreaming.

  • Is Yakuza 3 coming west? In a word, “no”

    Another tick on the sheet. Sega’s said Yakuza 3 won’t be locallised for the US. Try not to be too shocked. The US arm of the publisher revealed the awful truth to Examiner. Considering Yakuza 2 sold 40,000 copies in the US, this isn’t the greatest shock in the world. Want to us to ask […]

  • Take a look at Yakuza 3′s free DLC

    Sega has been releasing free DLC for lucky Yakuza 3 players over the past two months. This week marks the last of it. Over 29 items in total were released automatically when players switched on their connected PS3s. Content included different missions and item packs, with one such bit having something to do with a […]

  • Sega to integrate its eastern and western divisions

    Sega’s Takayuki Kawagoe says the firm is looking at changing its current management structure in order to integrate the eastern and western divisions “We need more integration so projects and initiatives on both sides can benefit from everyone’s experience and expertise,” said the head of Sega’s CS division. Citing the recent ups and downs of […]

  • Yakuza 3 ships over 500,000

    While the latest Japanese charts show Yakuza 3 approaching the 500,000 unit mark, Sega announced today that the game has passed the milestone in terms of shipped games. Sega’s already said the title won’t be released outside Japan, which makes a bunch of sense considering big PS3-exclusive action games definitely don’t spike interest at the […]

  • Japanese software sales, February 23 – March 2: The Yakuza win edition

    As if there were any doubt, Yakuza 3 took an easy first in the Japanese charts this week, and unconfirmed hardware numbers are suggesting a clear win for PS3 over Wii. We’ll have to wait for the Media Create figures for that, though. Looks as though Wii Fit is finally on the verge of dropping […]