Sega’s teaser trailer for its upcoming action game has emerged online via user Nammo P. The video was first shown at the Sega booth during , which ran from September 19-20. The trailer features renown Japanese actor Takeshi Kitano, who is confirmed to be in the game.
Kitano’s involvement is appropriate, given his experience in directing several Yakuza films in the 90s. He is also well known for his work hosting the comedy game show Takeshi’s Castle.
at this year’s . The game will be released in Autumn 2016 for Japan, although no release in the West has been announced yet. In addition to Yakuza 6 Sega also announced for the and , a remake of 2005’s . Yakuza Kiwami will be released on January 21 in Japan.
The appearance of a new Yakuza was teased earlier this month, when the for the series–known as Ryu Ga Gotoku in Japan–pointed to an announcement of sorts on September 15.
The Yakuza series follows Kazuma Kiryu’s rise through the ranks of the Yakuza and his ongoing conflicts with rival factions of the crime family. The latest numbered entry in the series, , will be.