Yakuza 3 Remastered headlines this weekend's Free Play Days

By Heidi Nicholas,
Starting today, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and Xbox Live Gold subscribers can play three games for free, thanks to Free Play Days. Yakuza 3 Remastered, Yakuza 4 Remastered, and Yakuza 5 Remastered will all be free to play up until Monday.

Yakuza 3 Remastered

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Description: A year after the Kanto-Kansai all-out war, Kazuma Kiryu and Haruka Sawamura have left the unforgiving streets of Kamurocho for the island of Okinawa to run the Morning Glory Orphanage. Despite his efforts, shadows of Kiryu's past threaten to entangle the Morning Glory Orphanage in a deadly power struggle involving the Tojo Clan and political world.
Yakuza 3 Remastered

Yakuza 3 Remastered

Experience the third chapter of the Kazuma Kiryu saga with restored content in 1080p and 60fps.

A year after the Kanto-Kansai all-out war, Kazuma Kiryu and Haruka Sawamura have left the unforgiving streets of Kamurocho for the island of Okinawa to run the Morning Glory Orphanage. Despite his efforts, shadows of Kiryu's past threaten to entangle the Morning Glory Orphanage in a deadly power struggle involving the Tojo Clan and political world.

Thus begins a dramatic tale set in the "sleepless city" of Kamurocho in Tokyo and the tropical lands of Okinawa. Can Kiryu rescue the children of the orphanage from the looming threats emerging from the depths of the underworld and state power?

Complete The Dragon of Dojima’s journey.


Yakuza 4 Remastered

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Description: 2010, Tokyo. A shooting incident one night in a red-light district sets the city swirling with human desires and clamor. It was supposed to be a "common incident" for this town... until the appearance of one woman burdened with sorrow. As if drawn to a flame, men of the city's dark underground are gathered, one after another, at the door of the "legendary yakuza" Kazuma Kiryu.
Yakuza 4 Remastered

Yakuza 4 Remastered

Experience the fourth chapter of the Kazuma Kiryu saga in 1080p and 60fps.

2010, Tokyo. A shooting incident one night in a red-light district sets the city swirling with human desires and clamor. It was supposed to be a "common incident" for this town... until the appearance of one woman burdened with sorrow. As if drawn to a flame, men of the city's dark underground are gathered, one after another, at the door of the "legendary yakuza" Kazuma Kiryu.

As the fates of these four men overlap, the story of a miracle created by the passionate and violent way of life begins to takes shape.

Take control of multiple protagonists, a first for the series, allowing for unprecedented story depth and battle action. Three new protagonists, each with a rich personality, will leave their impact before the story concludes.

Complete The Dragon of Dojima’s journey.


Yakuza 5 Remastered

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Description: In December 2012, Kazuma Kiryu left his past as a "legendary yakuza" and his place of peace in Okinawa. He now spends his days as a cab driver in a corner of Fukuoka's red-light district, hiding his true identity. All for the sake of fulfilling the "dream" of an important person. However, a disturbing atmosphere begins to drift through the supposedly well-balanced society of the Kanto and Kansai yakuza, emerging as a plot to drag all of the yakuza organizations in Japan to war.
Yakuza 5 Remastered

Yakuza 5 Remastered

Experience the fifth chapter of the Kazuma Kiryu saga in 1080p and 60fps.

In December 2012, Kazuma Kiryu left his past as a "legendary yakuza" and his place of peace in Okinawa.

He now spends his days as a cab driver in a corner of Fukuoka's red-light district, hiding his true identity. All for the sake of fulfilling the "dream" of an important person.

However, a disturbing atmosphere begins to drift through the supposedly well-balanced society of the Kanto and Kansai yakuza, emerging as a plot to drag all of the yakuza organizations in Japan to war.

In order to protect the "dreams" of his loved one, Kiryu is drawn into the vortex of battle once again.

This is the story of four men and a girl chasing their "dreams" in five major cities in Japan, presented on the largest scale of the series yet.

Complete The Dragon of Dojima’s journey.



All three of this weekend's Free Play Days are already available with Xbox Game Pass. All three have pretty chunky completion estimates: Yakuza 3 Remastered should take between 80 and 100 hours, while Yakuza 4 Remastered should take between 60 and 80, and Yakuza 5 Remastered should take between 150-200 hours — Yakuza 5 Remastered also has a buggy achievement and a few missable achievements to watch out for. Yakuza 3 Remastered, Yakuza 4 Remastered, and Yakuza 5 Remastered are now free to play up until Monday. Will you be checking out any of these games? Let us know in the comments!
Heidi Nicholas
Written by Heidi Nicholas
Heidi graduated with an MA in English Literature, and now enjoys writing news, reviews, and features across TrueAchievements and TrueTrophies. When she’s not writing, Heidi is usually either looking for her next RPG, or trying to convince the rest of the team to hear about yet another delightfully wholesome game she has found.