Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio’s Yakuza sequence spin-off, Judgment, simply re-released for the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and Google Stadia. However, it appears like there’s one thing extra on the horizon, if a countdown by SEGA is something to go by.

An official “Judgment Dayteaser website lately went dwell, with a countdown pointing in the direction of an announcement on May seventh at 7:00 am PT/10:00 am ET. The web site is out there in a lot of languages, indicating a global announcement.

Judgment proved to be a business success each in Japan and overseas. There had been talks of a sequel way back to 2019, when producer Daisuke Sato mentioned that Judgment‘s performance in the West had surpassed expectations and the studio might want to continue working on the IP. Last month, SEGA filed a trademark for something called “Lost Judgment,” leading to reports that a sequel was in development.

According to Yakuza fansite Tojo Dojo, the sequel has another working title, “Judgment: Seize The Truth.” The site quotes an anonymous source, who claims that the next Judgment will be much darker and will see Yagami and Kaito return.

Take all of this with a grain of salt, but we won’t be stunned if Judgment is certainly getting a sequel. We’ll replace our readers when we’ve got extra info. In the meantime, take a look at the sport on the PS5, the place it takes benefit of latest {hardware} to carry refined visuals with 60 frames per second alongside improved load instances, and all beforehand launched downloadable content material.

Would our readers like a Judgment sequel?