Yakuza spin-off Like A Dragon: Ishin! heads to Xbox as a current-gen-only title next week, and ahead of that nearby launch, SEGA has dropped a free 'Combat Demo' onto the Xbox storefront for players to test out their fighting skills.

The demo is available now on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S systems, weighing in at just under 3GB on Series X. The full game then launches on all platforms on February 21st, 2023.

While the demo's relatively small file size is very welcome indeed, sadly, the fact that any progress made does not carry over to the main game is less welcome. Here's what else you can expect from the Like a Dragon: Ishin! combat demo:

"What if the famed hero of Japan's restoration, Sakamoto Ryoma, had joined the era's most infamous league of swordsmen, the Shinsengumi? Experience the answer for yourself in this historical epic.

Featuring beautiful visuals brought to life via Unreal Engine, original performances from all-stars of the series, an enhanced battle system, and brand-new narrative content, Like a Dragon: Ishin! is itself a restoration worthy of its setting!"

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