After a decade, the much-beloved spinoff to the Yakuza franchise is here with Like A Dragon Ishin. But, you can actually get your hands on the game ahead of everyone else if you opt for Like A Dragon Ishin early access which is available if you meet a set of requirements.
Below, you can find a full overview of early access for the game, how it works, and how you can join in for yourself. Thankfully, SEGA has made getting early access for Like A Dragon Ishin one of the more friendly processes compared to other games. In short, you don’t have to spend any extra money.
Like A Dragon Ishin early access explained
Like A Dragon early access allows you to play the spinoff four days ahead of the official release of the game. The full game can be played with no limit on how long you can play.
Early access is available across all platforms the game is on: PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC. This is the first Like A Dragon (Yakuza) game to offer early access and will be much appreciated by fans who have waited up to a decade to play the game after its initial Japanese release.
When does Like A Dragon Ishin early access start?
Like A Dragon Ishin early access starts on February 17, 2023, four days before the official release of the game.
This will allow you to check out the Yakuza series spinoff four days ahead of everyone else on the regular Like A Dragon Ishin release date on February 21, 2023.
How to access Like A Dragon Ishin early access?
Like A Dragon Ishin early access can be obtained by purchasing the game digitally on the Xbox, PlayStation, or Steam storefronts. Any edition of the game can be pre-ordered to get this bonus.
Retail pre-orders are not eligible to get early access to the game and will therefore have to wait until the full release on February 21, 2023.
That is everything to do with Like A Dragon Ishin early access. If you are keen to get to grips with even more of the game, take a look at our guide to the different Like A Dragon Ishin fighting styles in the game.