Game company SEGA has just announced that the original Japanese version of video game Judgment will not remove a certain controversial character.
original version will stay the same
Japanese version of the game, Judge Eyes: Shinigami no Yuigon was released
earlier last year in Japan, but it stopped shipment due to a controversy
because of one of its actors: Pierre Taki. A little background about this
controversy: Taki was caught and has confessed of using illegal drugs, and it
is the culture of Japan to somehow remove the presence of that said person on
any material. This time, it was on Judge Eyes. Shipment was stopped, but it
will resume again this coming July 18 with a bargained version.
The new version
of the game has Hamura Kyohei remodeled this time around. The western version
of the game will have this as well. This will only be the change in the game,
but for players who got the original version, there will be no character model
change via update.
Japanese version will contain the new Extra Easy mode, which was added with an
update. It also had DLC items for free.
decided against updating via a patch for the original version to remove Pierre
Taki from the game. Yakuza Studio producer Daisuke Sato confirmed it on social
version will be launched on June 25. It will be an exclusive on PlayStation 4.