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SEGA’s Renaissance – ‘Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth’ sells 1 Million in 1 Week



Photo Credit: ⒸSEGA / RGG Studio. All rights reserved.
Photo Credit: ⒸSEGA / RGG Studio. All rights reserved.

SEGA’s IPs are rising in popularity everyday in a creative renaissance not seen since the days of the Dreamcast. 1 Million units of ‘Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth’ sold in just 7 days.

The company has rapidly grown their adult and teenage gaming market share through the ‘Yakuza’ and ‘Persona’ IPs along with Sonic for everyone. Imagine if they went exclusive…

Early impressions by The Natural Aristocrat® of Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth during a play-through is that it’s excellent. Simply top shelf material like the original Yakuza: Like A Dragon. SEGA is just on a roll, and with ‘it’.

The Yakuza game series is not only fun, like an open world arcade game (even as an action RPG) but the storylines feel current and alive. They never insult your intelligence. You never feel inundated with endless menial tasks before you can have fun like a lot of modern gaming’s fetch quests. You can spend all day at the virtual arcade playing Spikeout even if you wanted to.

We’ll have an in-depth review for you in the future but for now here’s SEGA’s statement on Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth’s surging success. As well as a promised free virtual in-game T-shirt.

About About Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth's 1M Milestone:

Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth art provided by SEGA

Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth art provided by SEGA / RGG Studio

“SEGA® is thrilled to announce that Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth, the latest title in Like a Dragon™ series which was released on January 26th, 2024, achieved its global cumulative sales of one million units shipped and sold* within the first 7 days, making it the fastest-selling title in the series.

To commemorate the record-breaking sales speed and thank players around the world for their support, a free in-game Celebratory T-Shirt Set** for Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth will be released at a later date. Please stay tuned to Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio and SEGA social media channels for further updates regarding the special pack.

Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth is a larger-than-life RPG that depicts an explosive tale across the Pacific. Two beloved characters take the spotlight as dual protagonists in this adventure—Ichiban Kasuga, a man who rises from rock bottom once again, and Kazuma Kiryu, who faces one final battle as he enters his twilight years.

In Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth, Ichiban and Kiryu travel from Japan to Hawaii, enabling players to experience its riveting story, captivating characters, fun mini-games, and strategic battles!

As the latest title in the series, Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth offers epic and emotional drama, as well as the new Live Command RPG Battle system which makes combat more strategic and dynamic than ever before. There’s never a dull moment with new jobs, enhanced customization and training elements and the largest-ever map in the series, Honolulu City

Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth was released simultaneously worldwide on January 26, 2024, and is available in 11 languages*** including Chinese audio support for the first time in the series.

SEGA continues to drive high-quality entertainment content on a global scale and aims to inspire customers around the world with captivating experiences through the promotion of transmedia strategy in a variety of fields.

* Calculated by SEGA internally. The unit sales are the total number of physical units shipped to retailers and downloadable units sold to consumers, across sales on all platforms.

**Official title name for the pack may be changed during development.

*** Voice: Japanese / English / Chinese“

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Photo Credit: ⒸSEGA / RGG Studio. All rights reserved.

Photo Credit: ⒸSEGA / RGG Studio. All rights reserved.

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