The upcoming release of “Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth” has sparked excitement among gamers, showcasing a blend of intricate combat mechanics and a diverse Job System. Set for launch on January 26th, 2024, this game promises a rich, strategy-driven experience for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, and PC players.
Enhanced Combat Dynamics
Central to “Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth” is its evolved combat system. Unlike its predecessor, this installment introduces the Live Command battle system, transforming battles into turn-based strategic encounters with added movement. This evolution enables players to engage in more dynamic combos, utilize environmental objects as weapons, and even trigger area-of-effect attacks. The game’s combat also features improved knockback attacks, allowing players to strategically use the environment to their advantage.
Revolutionized Job System
Each character in the game brings a unique Job, adding depth to the gameplay. The protagonist, Kiryu, can switch between three distinct Styles – Brawler, Rush, and Sledgehammer – each offering different combat advantages. This versatility extends to other characters as well, with roles ranging from Ichiban’s Hero to Seonhee’s Assassin, each equipped with unique abilities and weapons. This Job System not only enriches character development but also enhances strategic planning for players.
Strategic Bonding and Smackdown Feature
An interesting aspect of “Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth” is the emphasis on character relationships. Characters with “strong connections” can perform powerful combo attacks, incentivizing players to invest in character development. Additionally, the new Smackdown feature allows for the instant defeat of weaker enemies, streamlining battles and resource farming.
As the release date nears, anticipation builds for “Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth.” The game is set to offer a richer and more strategic experience than its predecessors, promising to be a significant addition to the “Like a Dragon” series. With enhanced combat mechanics, a diverse Job System, and a focus on strategic relationships, it’s poised to captivate both long-time fans and new players alike. The addition of day-one Game Pass availability further broadens its accessibility, ensuring a wide audience for this highly anticipated release.