A short time again, Yakuza creator and main contributor Toshihiro Nagoshi shocked many with the announcement that he could be leaving Sega and Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio behind to go for a brand new place at NetEase. The official announcement exit got here in the present day, however his wasn’t the one one. Longtime Ryu Ga Gotoku lead designer and producer Daisuke Sato additionally revealed in the present day that he could be exiting the corporate to go for a brand new chapter of his profession. Regardless of these exits, a sequel to Yakuza: Like a Dragon remains to be in growth.
Each Daisuke Sato and Toshihiro Nagoshi announced their official exits in statements on the Ryu Ga Gotoku web site. We have been already conscious of Nagoshi’s exit beforehand. The Yakuza creator was beforehand reported to be headed over to NetEase the place, final we heard, he was in “last negotiations” with the corporate. Daisuke Sato is one other attention-grabbing exit. He had been a lead designer on the primary Yakuza video games and was a lead producer as late as Yakuza: Like a Dragon and Lost Judgment.
Daisuke Sato revealed in his assertion that current Yakuza sequence lead author Masayoshi Yokoyama might be taking on Nagoshi’s position as studio lead and govt producer of Ryu Ga Gotoku. In the meantime, Yakuza: Like a Dragon Ryosuke Horii will act as Yakuza sequence Chief Director and Sato’s fellow lead producer Hiroyuki Sakamoto will proceed on as Ryu Ga Gotoku’s Chief Producer in Sato’s stead. Not like Nagoshi, is unknown presently the place Sato is headed following his efforts at Sega and Ryu Ga Gotoku, however each shared an optimistic outlook for the RGG’s future.
“I sit up for seeing new titles and can proceed to help Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio – this time, as a fan,” Sato wrote.
It’s unknown precisely what has triggered two of Ryu Ga Gotoku’s most veteran builders to exit the corporate, however with one headed to NetEase and the Yakuza sequence nonetheless set to maneuver ahead, it is going to even be attention-grabbing to see what a brand new Yakuza recreation appears to be like like with out them. Keep tuned as we proceed to observe for additional particulars and bulletins of the sequel to Like a Dragon.
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