Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth Devs Astounded By How Fast The Game Is Selling

Its a pace the devs have never experienced before.

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  • Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth devs are surprised by how swiftly the game has sold since its launch.
  • The explosive pace has been especially high in Japan, which is beyond the studio’s expectations.
  • The entry was quick to sell over a million copies in a single week. The numbers have continued to pile up.

Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth devs are taken aback by how fast the game has sold since launch. In an interview with 4Gamer —translated by Automaton—the series producer Masayoshi Yokoyama has shared his surprise about the swift sales, calling it a speed they “have never experienced before.” It’s because the series often sells slowly yet diligently over time due to an adult audience, but things are quite different now. 

People hear about the games from their friends, they happen to come across them, and that’s how the titles grow. That’s why the way (Infinite Wealth) started was quite surprising to me.”

Similarly, the sales in Asia and Japan have kept up an explosive pace never seen in the history of the franchise. The game sold over a million copies within a week after launch.

Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth Is An Action-Packed RPG Done Right

The RPG is filled with enough action and drama scenes to keep you on edge throughout the playthrough. From the exciting combat sequences to the hearty minigames, the enjoyable humor, and the unforgettable character arcs in the substories, each moment leaves a lasting impression. It is no surprise it became the studio’s biggest launch on Steam with the most amount of physical pre-orders. 

Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth is a tale of emotional drama encased within an action-packed RPG.
Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth is a tale of emotional drama encased within an action-packed RPG.

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Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth came out on January 26, 2024, for last-gen and current-gen consoles and PCs. eXputer’s Usama Mehmood gave the RPG a 4.5/5 score in his detailed review, dubbing it “the most ambitious JRPG of 2024.” For new players rolling into Infinite Wealth as first-timers, do check our Dondoko Island and best Chitose Jobs guides to ensure you have the finest experience.

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