“The content between Yakuza 3 US/UK and Yakuza JP is a little different in that we took out certain bits in order to bring the game to the west in the time allotted for us to do so."Another side to the reason is to speed up the translation for localising the game, and leaving out non-essential parts to the game.It's set to release next month exclusively on PS3.
“The parts we ended up taking out were parts that we felt wouldn’t make sense (like a Japanese history quiz game) or wouldn’t resonate as much (such as the concept of a Hostess Club).”
Thursday, 25 February 2010
Sega has confirmed the Western release of Yakuza 3, will have a few parts missed out, namely the Hostess Club part and Answer x Answer arcade quiz game: