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How Long is Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Changed His Name?

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Find out how long it’s likely to take you to complete Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name

Taking place between the events of Yakuza 6 and the upcoming Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth, Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name once again puts players in control of Kazuma Kiryu. Now going by the name of Joryu, his latest attempt to live a peaceful life is once again foiled, however, by the arrival of someone who wishes to expose him. Cue yet another adventure full of twists and turns, though one which is a little shorter than usual with a reduced price to match. So, how long does it take to beat Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name?

Players who head straight through the main story of Like a Dragon Gaiden:The Man Who Erased His Name are likely to see the credits roll in around 15 hours. Ultimately, it depends on which difficulty level the game is played on. Play on easy and you might finish and hour or so quicker. Play on hard and it might take you one or more hours extra. In any case, while it’s shorter than your typical Yakuza / Like a Dragon game, it’s still fairly sizable.

It’s completionists who are going to get the most out of Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name, though. With a wealth of activities to engage in and side-quests to complete, players can have fun with the game while making their way through the main story or after the credits have rolled. In fact, those seeking to see and do everything the game has to offer is likely to spend upwards of 30 hours with it.

So, how long does it take to complete Like a Dragon: The Man Who Erased His Name? Anywhere between 13-45 hours depending on whether you just want to play through the main story on the easiest difficulty or complete absolutely everything on a more challenging difficulty level.

Editor in Chief // An avid gamer since discovering the wonders of the Acorn Electron in the '80s, Rich has nearly played more games than he's had hot dinners. Not one to put all his eggs in one basket, Rich is happy to play games of all genres, but he particularly enjoys racing games and anything that's full of non-stop action, especially if it includes a good dose of humour, horror or crudeness!