Sega reps like Aaron Weber have hinted at the most recent, PS3 installment in the gangster-action series Yakuza will come to the West for quite a while now. Just days after the most recent embellishment from the company, we have confirmed that Yakuza 3 will, indeed, have a launch date for Western shelves, as the localization team is currently hard at work on an English translation. While no concrete details have been revealed, gamers can expect more at the upcoming Tokyo Game Show, were the dev team behind the franchise announced the second installment for release in the West in 2007.
Rumors about a Yakuza 4 announcement, and a reveal of the series feudal spin-off Yakuza Kenzan! coming to the West, have already begun festering in the anticipatory blogs.